Month: December 2014

Clinical Scholars Susan Lindner and Kathleen Bell Present Doula Program Update

On Monday, Dec. 15, Kathleen Bell, RNC-OB, WHNP-BC (B.S. ’07/N; M.S. ’11/N), clinical instructor, and Susan Lindner, M.S.N., RNC-OB (B.S. ’04/N), clinical assistant professor, both in the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, presented on the impact of their project, titled “Improving Birth Outcomes Through a Birth Companion Program: Educating Nursing Students as Doulas.” […]

Sigma Theta Tau Inducts New Members

The Gamma Omega Chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, held its induction ceremony in Younger Auditorium at the School of Nursing on Dec. 12. With family and friends present, 53 students from the bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. programs were inducted. Membership to Sigma Theta Tau is by invitation to baccalaureate […]

David Allen Accepted into the Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute

David Allen, CPA, MAcc, associate dean for business and administration, was accepted into the Grace Harris Leadership Institute at Virginia Commonwealth University for this coming year. The Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute at VCU promotes the development of current and emerging leaders in academic institutions; public, private and nonprofit organizations; and in the community. Through […]

Patricia Kinser Elected to SNRS

Patricia Kinser, Ph.D., WHNP-BC, RN, assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, was elected to the Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS) Board of Directors as Director of Awards for 2015-2017. The SNRS is a community of nurse researchers who have a passion for improving the health of individuals, families, and communities […]

School of Nursing Members Participate in Project Homeless Connect

Project Homeless Connect matches clients with volunteers in a one-of-a-kind partnership to assist chronically homeless adults connect to as many on-site services as possible in one day. Provided services included general healthcare, flu shots, dental and vision screenings, mental health interviews, case management, haircuts, clothing, employment resources (including for veterans), shelter and housing assessments, and […]