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Office of Health Disparites and Community Engagement

U of L students and faculty continue to share their expertise with the community through partnership and engagement.  Service learning and outreach are at the heart of the School of Nursing and the numbers demonstrate that clearly.  Please click here for an extraordinary detailing of their service and contributions for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Marcia J. Hern Award Recipients

Congratulations to Drs. Judy Schreiber and Carlee Lehna on their selection as the recipients of the 2014 Marcia J. Hern Awards!

University of Louisville Hospital Nurse Residency Program receives full accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Program builds on collaborative partnership with the UofL School of Nursing to transform delivery of nursing care

Iota Zeta Chapter Awarded Research Funding

Congratulations to the recipients of research grants from the Iota Zeta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International!

Broader definition of successful aging could influence research, clinical practice and health policy

In an article published recently in Journal of Transcultural Nursing, University of Louisville School of Nursing assistant professor Valerie Lander McCarthy, PhD, RN; Ji Hong, MSN, a visiting scholar from Shandong University, China; and Jiying Ling, PhD, MS, RN, post-graduate fellow, Michigan State University College of Nursing, explore whether a broader definition of successful aging could positively influence research, clinical practice and health policy in the United States and China.

Global Health Scholar Program 2014-2015 Applications Now Open

The Global Health Scholar Program provides the opportunity and incentive for University of Louisville advanced practice nursing students to pursue their passions for global health through the completion of a directed program of activities that prepares students with a foundation for global health care practice.   The student will participate in didactic classroom lectures, analyze and discuss required readings, participate in medical learning experiences abroad, and complete a capstone project focused on global health issues.  Application Deadline is July 31, 2014, for a Fall 2014 award period.

$1 Million gift to provide scholarships for future students

A Louisville couple will leave a legacy through their planned gift

UofL professor named Indiana University Alumni Legacy Leader

M. Cynthia Logsdon, PhD, APRN, FAAN, professor, has been selected as one of 100 Alumni Legacy Leaders by Indiana University School of Nursing during its Centennial year.



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Everyone knows a nurse who has made a difference to an individual who is special to him or her.

University of Louisville (UofL) School of Nursing (SON) wishes to recognize those Registered Nurses (RN) who have significantly impacted, improved and/or inspired the lives of others.  We invite you to nominate such an RN.  Please click here to see the full details on the nomination process and to join us at our 1st UofL School of Nursing Florence Nightingale Awards in Nursing: Reception & Dinner.

The reception will be on Thursday, November 6th, 2014.  The reception will be from 5:30-6:30 PM, followed by dinner and the program at 6:45-8:00 PM.  The event will be at the Mellwood Arts Center, at 1860 Mellwood Avenue, Louisville KY 40206.

Please visit our site here and see all the details about the event and the nominations. Thank you!

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