Graduate Research Assistant Needed—Invest in Nursing

“Invest in Nursing: An Educational Redesign to Strengthen the Primary Care Workforce (Invest in Nursing)” will invest in the development of a sustainable primary care nursing workforce to practice in community-based primary care (CBPC) teams in rural and underserved settings. Participants will include baccalaureate nursing students (BSN), currently practicing Registered Nurses (RNs) and nursing faculty. This is an academic-practice partnership with UNC-CH School of Nursing and Piedmont Health Services (PHS),one of North Carolina’s oldest and largestFederallyQualified Health Centers(FQHC). Function: The applicant must be interested in being part of a team … Continued

Categories: News

NINR Visits UNC, SON Researchers Present

On Tuesday February 12, the NINR visited UNC. Over 80 researchers from the Triangle and Piedmont attended the conference, which was held at the Friday Center. Faculty members Ruth Anderson, Diane Berry, Cheryl Giscombe and Mark Toles joined PhD student, Rebecca Salomon, in presenting as part of a panel about “The Life of an NIH Reseracher.” It was a fabulous day of networking.

Categories: Events, News, Research

CLL Joins Lineberger to Offer Telehealth Ed Programs, Free CNE credits

Please join the Center for Lifelong Learning and UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture series on cancer topics. The full 2019 Telehealth Lecture Schedule can be found here: https://unclineberger.org/unccn/files/2019/02/UNCCN-2019-Schedule-r01312019.pdf. The next lecture will feature Jacob Hill, ND, MS, whose main area of focus is integrative medicine and oncology. This lecture will cover various safety considerations regarding the combination of dietary supplements (herbal medicines, nutraceuticals, vitamins, minerals, etc.) and conventional cancer treatment. The lecture will discuss herb/drug interactions, mechanism interactions, food/drug interactions, as well as health systems and health behavior considerations. … Continued

Categories: News

House receives SON’s first Tri-Service Nursing Research Grant

Congratulations to doctoral student Sherita House, who is the School’s first to be awarded the Tri-Service Nursing Research Grant for her study entitled “Healthcare providers’ relational coordination, job satisfaction and retention.”

Categories: News, Research, Students

SON to test emergency notification service the week of March 4

The School of Nursing will be conducting a test of our emergency notification system, One Call Now, the week of March 4. As part of that test, you may receive an email, phone call or text message asking you to respond to let the system know that it was successful in reaching you. Instructions for how to respond will be provided in the call, message or text. Emails coming from One Call Now will be from the address: processing@onecallnow.com. Phone and text messages will come from one of these four numbers: 877-698-3261 866-321-4255 866-498-2097 614-384-2335 PLEASE NOTE: One Call … Continued

Categories: Faculty, News, Staff, Students

Lanning Receives UNC’s Prestigious Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

All congratulations to Assistant Professor Rhonda Lanning who is one of five faculty members from across campus to receive the prestigious Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Students nominate deserving faculty members for the Tanner Awards, which seeks to recognize recipients for their care for students, mentorship and effective use of classroom methods. “These award-winning scholars exemplify the dedication of Carolina faculty members,” said Provost Bob Blouin. “Their work in the classroom and through their research demonstrates dedication and determination to uphold Carolina’s mission of inspiring the next generation … Continued

Hillman Scholar Charity Lackey Selected to 2019 NIH G-SOAR Program

Hats off to Hillman Scholar Charity Lackey, who has been selected to participate in the 2019 Graduate Summer Opportunity to Advance Research (G-SOAR) Program at the National Institutes of Health. The program will begin June 3rd and will continue through August 9th. The goal of G-SOAR is to give participants the opportunity to work full-time in a state-of-the-art research environment learning modern research techniques. G-SOAR interns meet once a week on the Bethesda campus for a supplementary curriculum designed to develop tools and skills needed to succeed both in research and … Continued

Brown’s bequest will help Carolina nursing students be the best and brightest

When Ann Brown, BSN ‘73, MSN, CNM, began to think about supporting student scholarships at the UNC School of Nursing, she had more than their futures in mind. She was also thinking about the future of nursing itself. “Nurses have an important role in helping people improve their health in this state, especially in areas that are underserved. We’re a really important part of preventing disease and fostering a healthy population.” Excellent education and training are financial commitments, she says. And, if money is in the way, nursing as a … Continued

SON Sponsors UNC MLK Lecture and Awards Ceremony

Carolina Nursing is a proud sponsor of the 2019 MLK Lecture and Awards Ceremony that will be held on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 7:30 p.m., at Memorial Hall. Former NAACP President and CEO Ben Jealous will deliver the keynote. The renowned activist, civil rights leader, community organizer and 2018 Maryland gubernatorial candidate led the NAACP to become the largest civil rights organization online and on mobile, as well as the largest community-based nonpartisan voter registration operation in the country. Now affiliated with the Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kapor Capital, … Continued

Categories: Events, Faculty, News, Staff, Students

Baker, Fleming Represent SON at AACN Baccalaureate Education Conference

Assistant Professor Maureen Baker and Associate Professor Louise Fleming represented Carolina Nursing well at the AACN 2018 Baccalaureate Education Conference in New Orleans in November. Dr. Baker presented her study “Programmatic Innovation in a Nursing Research Course” while Dr. Fleming presented “Transitions in Care—A New Model for a Senior Level Clinical Immersion Experience,” a study she worked on with a team consisting of Rachael Lorenzen, JoAn Stanek, Megan Williams and Hilary Mendel.

Categories: Faculty, Leadership, News