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Doctoral student wins national minority nursing scholarship

UofL School of Nursing doctoral student Lisa Carter-Harris says minorities are under-represented in nursing, a statistic she hopes to change by teaching future students of color. A national scholarship will help her reach that goal.

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Geraldine "Polly" Bednash, PhD, RN, FAAN urges nurses to embrace change

Dr. Bednash, the executive director of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing spoke to a crowd of community nurses, healthcare leaders and School of Nursing faculty, staff and alumni May 3. The school's Signature Event event was a celebration of the advancement of nursing for National Nurses Week.

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American Association of Colleges of Nursing Executive Director to speak May 3rd

The School of Nursing is hosting a signature event on Monday, May 3, 2010 to honor our colleagues for Nurses' Week. Dr. Polly Bednash, American Association of Colleges of Nursing Executive Director from Washington, DC will speak on "The road for the next generation of nursing."

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Dean Marcia J. Hern awards in Teaching and Research presented

The inaugural Hern Teaching and Research awards were announced at the Friday, Feb. 26th Faculty Organization meeting. Dr. Cynthia Logsdon received the Research Award, and Dr. Marianne Hutti was presented the Teaching Award. Additional awards will be presented at the May 3rd School of Nursing Signature event.

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School of Nursing Celebrates 35 Years

UofL began to educate nurses in 1974-75 when it offered a two-year associate degree program. By the decade's end, nursing was its own school and it offered a Bachelor of Science degree for registered nurses as well as a master's degree program to, among other things, prepare nurse practitioners to help deliver primary and specialty care.

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Helping Haiti

Students and faculty sort medical supplies for Haiti at Supplies Over Seas.

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Dean Hern accepted to HERS Institute

School of Nursing Dean Marcia Hern has been accepted to the 2010 Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Institute at the University of Denver.

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Honor Society of Nursing recognizes Logsdon with International Award for Nursing Excellence

In conjunction with its 40th Biennial Convention, the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau, International, presented M. Cynthia Logsdon, DNS, ARNP, FAAN with the 2009 Research Dissemination Award.

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Logsdon accepts position with ULH

Professor M. Cynthia Logsdon will foster research collaborations between faculty in the School of Nursing and nurses at UofL Healthcare (ULH) while strengthening the research enterprise at ULH in her new role as Associate Chief of Nursing Research.

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Pinto-Foltz wins prestigous post-doctoral award

PhD candidate Melissa Pinto-Foltz is scheduled to graduate this summer, then move to Cleveland where she has been awarded a prestigious National Institute of Health-funded Mentored Career Development Award (KL2 Clinical Research Scholar) through the Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.

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School marks a milestone with first PhD graduate

Pam Combs was the first to earn a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing degree from UofL.

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Students excel on licensure exam

University of Louisville School of Nursing students have outpaced the U.S. pass rate average on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for registered nurses (RNs).

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Owensboro Distance Education Program Receives KBN Approval

Beginning in the summer of 2009, University of Louisville will offer distance education nursing courses through Owensboro Medical Health System (OMHS).

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School of Nursing Alumna Honored

School of Nursing graduate and Baptist Hospital East President Susan Stout Tamme ('79) will receive this year's Excellence in Nursing Award presented by Jewish Hospital.

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Hines-Martin inducted into American Academy of Nursing

June 6, 2008 - A professor at the University of Louisville, Vicki Hines-Martin, has been selected as an American Academy of Nursing Fellow. The prestigious honor includes induction into the academy.

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