SON Faculty Member Named Principal Investigator for 4CNC

February 6, 2012

Jennifer Leeman Dr. Jennifer Leeman was named PI of 4CNC, the CDC-funded Comprehensive Cancer Control Collaborative NC, a collaborating center of the national Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network. This center focuses on building community-academic partnerships to support cancer prevention … Continued

Professor Barbara Mark Recognized for Mentoring Researchers

July 23, 2010

At a recent AcademyHealth meeting, the Interdisciplinary Research Group on Nursing Issues (IRGNI) awarded its Research Mentorship Award to our very own Dr. Barbara Mark. This very prestigious award is interdisciplinary in nature, and formally acknowledges the contributions of a … Continued

Joanne Harrell’s HEALTHY Study Reports Outcomes

July 23, 2010

For most of her career in nursing research, Joanne Harrell, professor in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, has studied the impact of exercise and nutrition on early-onset childhood type 2 diabetes.

Susan Pierce, MSN `75, Meets President Barack Obama at ANA

July 23, 2010

Susan Foley Pierce, PhD, RN , Professor Emeritus and alum was there when the American Nurses Association (ANA) proudly welcomed President Barack Obama as a guest speaker to its biennial House of Delegates on June 15, 2010.

HRSA Awards $700,000 to Educate Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses

July 23, 2010

Project Director and Associate Professor Victoria Soltis-Jarrett, PhD, PMHCNS/NP-BC was just awarded a $700,000 continuation grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for the project: Psych NPs (Nurse Practitioners)–Meeting the Needs of the Underserved in North Carolina (aka … Continued