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For Immediate Release:
Tue, 2013-10-08

Contact: Kevin Nash

Ward Seeking to Find Cure to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy with Two-Year Grant

Chris WardBaltimore, Md. – According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), one in every 3,600 male infants are born with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), a devastating, fatal muscle disease. As researchers continue to study strategies to combat the disease, the University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) is pleased to announce that Chris Ward, PhD, associate professor, has joined the fight.

For Immediate Release:
Mon, 2013-10-07

Contact: Kevin Nash

Galik Awarded Grant to Examine Practices for Implementing Function and Behavior Focused Care for Cognitively Impaired Older Adults

Elizabeth Galik, PhD, CRNPBaltimore, Md. – In nursing homes across the United States, residents are confronted with a variety of health issues, including moderate to severe dementia.

Tue, 2013-10-01

Spring 2014 Application Deadline Extended for Select Programs

The spring 2014 application deadline for the Community/Public Health and Nursing Informatics master's specialties is now Oct. 15, 2013, and the application deadline for the Health Services Leadership and Management master's specialty is now Nov. 15, 2013. The spring 2014 deadline for all post-master's program applications is now Oct. 15, 2013

Take advantage of this extended application date and apply now!

Wed, 2013-09-25

University of Maryland School of Nursing Opens New Lactation Center

Lactation Center Grand Opening

Tue, 2013-09-10

Dean Kirschling Lectures on Importance of Interprofessional Education (VIDEO)

Symposium from Courtney Jones on Vimeo.

For Immediate Release:
Wed, 2013-09-11

Contact: Kevin Nash

University of Maryland School of Nursing Assistant Professor Named Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholar

Yolanda OgboluBaltimore, Md. – Yolanda Ogbolu, PhD, CRNP-Neonatal, an assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, is one of 12 nurse educators from across the nation to earn the highly competitive grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Nurse Faculty Scholars program. Ogbolu received a three-year, $350,000 award to promote her academic career and support her research. She is part of the program’s sixth cohort.

For Immediate Release:
Tue, 2013-08-27

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University of Maryland School of Nursing Faculty Members Write Book on Developing Online Learning Environments for Nursing

Kathleen Buckley, Carol O'Neil, Susan Bindon, Matt RietschelBaltimore, Md. – Four University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) faculty members played instrumental roles in writing the third edition of

For Immediate Release:
Tue, 2013-08-20

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University of Maryland School of Nursing Assistant Dean Selected to American Nurses Association Advisory Committee

Dr. Jeanne Geiger-BrownBaltimore, Md. – The University of Maryland School of Nursing is pleased to announce that Jeanne Geiger-Brown, PhD, RN, FAAN, associate professor and assistant dean of research, has been selected for the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Nurse Fatigue Professional Issues Panel   ̶ Advisory Committee.

For Immediate Release:
Fri, 2013-08-16

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University of Maryland School of Nursing Faculty Members Awarded Nurse Support Program II Grant

Baltimore, Md. –Four University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) faculty members have been awarded Nurse Support Program II (NSP II) grants through the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission and the Maryland Higher Education Commission. Janice Hoffman, PhD, RN, assistant professor and assistant dean for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program; Shannon Idzik, DNP, CRNP, assistant professor and director, Doctor of Nursing Practice program; and co-recipients Louise S.

For Immediate Release:
Thu, 2013-08-15

Contact: Kevin Nash

Newhouse Appointed Chair of Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute's Methodology Committee

Dr. Robin NewhouseBaltimore, Md. – The University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) is pleased to announce that Robin P. Newhouse, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, professor and chair, Department of Organizational Systems and Adult Health, has been appointed chair of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s (PCORI) Methodology Committee.

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