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For Immediate Release:
Tue, 2013-11-26

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University of Maryland School of Nursing Assistant Director Selected to NLN Leadership Program

Program designed for nurse educators seeking a rapid transition into a leadership role.

Fri, 2013-11-22

U.S. Universities Partner with East African Nation of Rwanda to Improve Health Education

For Immediate Release:
Mon, 2013-11-18

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School of Nursing Awarded Eight New Nurse Faculty Fellowships

Award given to new faculty members to offset educational and professional costs.

Baltimore, Md. – Eight University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) faculty members have been given the New Nurse Faculty Fellowship Award, an award funded through the Nurse Support II Program (NSPII). NSPII is a statewide initiative designed to grow the number of nurses prepared to function effectively in a faculty role.

For Immediate Release:
Thu, 2013-11-14

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Allan Presented with Emeritus Membership Award

Award given to retired former AACN institutional representative.

Janet AllanBaltimore, Md. – The University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) is pleased to announce that Dean Emeritus Janet D. Allan, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been awarded the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Emeritus Membership Award.

For Immediate Release:
Tue, 2013-11-12

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Resnick Named to Nursing Excellence Board

Board enhances and sustains competency of nurses caring for elderly patients.

Dr. ResnickBaltimore, Md. – Barbara Resnick, PhD ‘96, RN, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP, a professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, has been elected to the National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence’s (NHCGNE) Board of Directors. She is one of four new members that the Board has installed.

For Immediate Release:
Fri, 2013-11-08

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Staggers to Receive National Nursing Informatics Award

Award recognizes nursing professional whose career has significantly impacted nursing informatics.

For Immediate Release:
Thu, 2013-10-31

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Kauffman Appointed to Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Council

Karen KauffmanBaltimore, Md. – Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has appointed Karen S. Kauffman, PhD, CRNP-BC, FAAN, associate professor and chair of the Department of Family and Community Health at the University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON), to serve on the Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Council.

For Immediate Release:
Wed, 2013-10-30

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National Study to Examine Debriefing Practices in Nurse Education Programs

Research will address state of the science in simulation-based nursing education.

Mary FeyBaltimore, Md. – Armed with a new grant from the National League for Nursing (NLN), Mary Fey, MS, RN, an assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) and director of  UMSON’s clinical simulation laboratories, will examine debriefing practices in nurse education programs in the U.S.

For Immediate Release:
Mon, 2013-10-21

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Hoffman Installed as President of Maryland Nurses Association

Janice HoffmanBaltimore, Md. – Janice Hoffman, PhD '06, RN, ANEF, assistant professor and assistant dean for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON), has been installed as president of the Maryland Nurses Association (MNA). Elected as president-elect in 2012, she has been an officer of the Association since 2008.

For Immediate Release:
Thu, 2013-10-17

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Regan Awarded Grant from National Institute of Nursing Research to Explore Factors Consistent with Preterm Birth

Mary ReganBaltimore, Md. – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one of every nine babies born in the United States are premature.  Armed with a $1.8 million research grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), Mary Regan, PhD, RN, associate professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON), and Jacques Ravel, PhD, professor, Institute of Genomic Science, will examine the effect o

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