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.”

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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

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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

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

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Did Medicaid Expansion Increase Use of Opioid Agonist Treatments for Opioid Use Disorder?

The UNC Opioid Student Research Group presents Did Medicaid Expansion Increase Use of Opioid Agonist Treatments for Opioid Use Disorder? January 23, 2019 Noon-1:00 p.m. Michael Hooker Research Center 3005 Register at: tiny url.com/yaa39mrg Opioid agonist treatment (OAT) for opioid use disorder reduces the risk of overdose mortality. Nevertheless, OAT remains vastly underutilized, even as deaths from opioid overdoses continue to devastate communities. Alex will present a study of whether Medicaid expansion increased use of OAT and the extent to which provider capacity constraints limited the effect of expansion on … Continued

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Nightingale Gala

The Association of Nursing Students is proud to announce that this year’s Nightingale Gala will be hosted on March 22nd from 10:30 pm on, at Top of the Hill (on the corner of Franklin Avenue and Columbia Streets). This year the students have opted for a formal dress code, however, no one will be turned away for not dressing to the nines. This event is open to anyone who is a student (undergraduate or graduate), faculty, or staff associated with the School of Nursing and their guests. It is meant … Continued

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McCollum Receives Quick Response Grant

Hats off to PhD student Meriel McCollum who was recently awarded a Quick Response Grant from the Natural Hazards Center of the University of Colorado Boulder for her study “Hurricane Florence in South Carolina: Hospital Staff Experiences of the Evacuation Work Environment by Job Role and Job Level.”  

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Weiner, Woodley Published in Journal of Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing

Congratulations to Jamie Weiner, a 2018 graduate of our BSN program, who, with Assistant Professor Lisa Woodley, had her honors thesis published in the November issue of the the Journal of Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing. Her project was entitled “An integrative review of sibling responses to childhood cancer.” Well done, Jamie and Lisa!

Rioux Featured in CH High School Newspaper for Vaping Intervention

BSN student Elyse Rioux was recently featured in the Proconian, Chapel Hill High School’s student newspaper, for offering a public health intervention on the effects of e-cigarettes and vaping. Please read more about her intervention, developed through her N470 class, here. Great work, Elyse!

Allgood Selected for Inaugural Duke National Clinical Scholars Program

Hillman Scholar and T32 Post-doctoral Fellow Sallie Allgood, PhD, RN, joins three physicians and another post-doctoral nurse to comprise the inaugural cohort for Duke’s National Clinician Scholars Program (NCSP). The cohort represents the first group of interdisciplinary medical researchers selected for the newly established Duke NCSP site. Duke was identified in the spring of 2018 as the fifth location within the National Clinician Scholars Program, a consortium of prestigious academic health care research institutions that provides training for doctors and post-doctoral nurses as change agents for driving policy-relevant research and partnerships to … Continued