UMSON in the News
Debra Bingham, DrPH, RN, FAAN, associate professor, discusses the importance of educating nurses about the rise in maternal mortality.
Debra Bingham, DrPH, RN, FAAN, associate professor, talks with NPR Morning Edition about her new study and the importance of teaching nurses about maternal mortality.
The University of Maryland School of Nursing’s Living History Museum was featured in the Big Ten Network’s LiveBig campaign. BTN.com seeks to tell stories of impact, inspiration and innovation from around the conference using video and written online articles.
Debra Bingham, DrPH, RN, FAAN, associate professor, contributed to a blog entry that explores the link between management of unit culture, nursing, and patient flow to maternal health outcomes.
Luana Colloca, MD, PhD, associate professor, discusses the placebo effect, its mechanisms, and implications.
Anita J. Tarzian, PhD, RN, associate professor, discusses the differences between men and women with verbalizing pain.
Debra Bingham, DrPH, RN, FAAN, associate professor, discusses why expectant mothers should resist the urge to induce labor unless there is a strong medical reason.
CNBC's monthly "Where the Jobs Are" segment recently discussed the nationwide nursing workforce shortage. It was filmed at and prominently features UMSON Dean Jane M. Kirschling, PhD, RN, FAAN, and students.
Barbara Resnick, PhD ’96, RN, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP, professor and Sonia Ziporkin Gershowitz Chair in Gerontology, and her study, "Caring for an Aging America," were highlighted in a blog entry discussing the importance of providing health care for aging Americans.
Luana Colloca, MD, PhD, associate professor, was interviewed about her research on placebo effects for the Italian language publication Epoch Times.
Robyn Gilden, PhD ‘10, MS ‘01, RN, assistant professor, and Pat McLaine, DrPH, MPH, RN, assistant professor and director, Community/Public Health Nursing Specialty, strongly advocate for the Keep Antibiotics Effective Act, SB 422/HB 602, in an op-ed they submitted to MarylandReporter.com.
Yolanda Ogbolu, PhD, CRNP-Neonatal, assistant professor and director, Office of Global Health, discusses the significant impact foreign-born nurses have had on improving health outcomes in the United States.
UMB alumni couple, Richard Sherman, MD, SOM '72, and Jane Sherman, PhD, SON '85, made a $1.5 million gift to the University to establish a new health care innovation center to be located in the Health Sciences and Human Services Library.
Placebos may ease symptoms - even if you know they're not real.
Erika Friedmann, PhD, discusses the benefits of pet ownership in an article in Consumer Reports.
The University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) and Cecil College in North East, Maryland, recently signed an agreement of dual admission that will ensure students’ seamless transition from Cecil’s Associate Degree in Nursing program to UMSON’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.
The University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) recently received a $2 million gift from Bill and Joanne Conway’s Bedford Falls Foundation. Their donation was the third largest philanthropic gift the school has ever received and will be used to fund scholarships for UMSON students in financial need. Funding scholarships won’t be the only thing the $2 million gift will go towards. It will also assist in expanding UMSON’s Family Nurse Practitioner Program.
Barbara Resnick, PhD '96, RN, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP, professor and Sonia Ziporkin Gershowitz Chair in Gerontology, University of Maryland School of Nursing, recently began a one-year term as president of the Gerontological Society of America.
The University of Maryland School of Nursing has received another gift from Bill and Joanne Conway through their Bedford Falls Foundation, this time for $2 million. This new award will provide scholarships to students in advanced degree programs.
Pat McLaine, DrPH, MPH, RN, assistant professor, was mentioned as one of the speakers at the 23rd annual Maryland Environmental Legislative Summit.
The University of Maryland School of Nursing has received a gift of $2 million from Bill and Joanne Conway, through their Bedford Falls Foundation, that will provide scholarships to students in advanced degree programs.
The University of Maryland School of Nursing has received a gift of $2 million from Bill and Joanne Conway, through their Bedford Falls Foundation, that will provide scholarships to students in advanced degree programs. This is the second seven-figure gift the Conways have given the School.
UMSON alumna Mary Lohmann Edwards, BSN '82, RN, CCRN, penned a response to the dean's op-ed, Well Educated RNs Are Critical to Country's Future, that ran in The Baltimore Sun on Jan. 7.
Dean Jane M. Kirschling, PhD, RN, FAAN, discusses the importance of having a well-educated nursing workforce for the future of health care in an op-ed she submitted to The Baltimore Sun.
The collaborative partnership between the University of Maryland Schools of Nursing and Medicine and the University of Maryland Medical Center is discussed in an article about the Medical Center opening up a new urgent care center.
Joseph E. Pellegrini, PhD, CRNA, director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse Anesthesia specialty, discusses the importance of the relationship and communication between a surgeon and anesthesia provider in an article in Medscape.
Luana Colloca, MD, PhD, associate professor, was interviewed for a question-and-answer session about placebo analgesia in Pain Research Forum.
Luana Colloca, MD, PhD, associate professor, was quoted in an article about why trials of autism treatments have a placebo problem.
Luana Colloca, MD, PhD, associate professor, and her research were mentioned in a National Geographic Magazine article about overcoming pain through belief.
Susan L. Bindon, DNP '11, RN-BC, CNE, assistant professor, was recognized in her hometown newspaper for being awarded the 2016-17 American Association of Colleges of Nursing Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Award.
Students and faculty from the University of Maryland schools of Nursing and Pharmacy offered free vaccinations against influenza at a clinic near a State Board of Elections poll site in Montgomery County on the campus of Universities at Shady Grove.
Commenting on a study, Luana Colloca, MD, PhD, associate professor, says that predicting placebo responses would be useful in tailoring the treatment of patients with pain.
The article mentions analysis from a yoga research study conducted by researchers from the University of Maryland School Nursing.
Esther McCready, DIN ’53, the first African American student to be admitted to the University of Maryland School of Nursing, discusses Donald W. Stewart, one of the first African Americans admitted to the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
The University of Maryland schools of Nursing, Pharmacy, and Social Work will work closely together on the project, bringing their faculty and students to two additional ambulatory clinics in Montgomery County to learn and provide care. The three schools already run an IPE clinic with Mercy Clinic in Montgomery County, and the grant allows them to expand their efforts to two more facilities, outpatient clinics affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital.
Carla Storr, ScD, MPH, is a co-author of the first study to investigate time trends and increases over the last decade in prescription opioid use disorder, defined as meeting the criteria for DSM (clinical) abuse and dependence and needing treatment.
School of Nursing assistant professor Marik Moen, MPH, MSN, RN, led a team of several nursing students who were working up a sweat in the bright sun as they helped to build tables, benches, bean bag toss games, and concrete foundations. The SSW also recruited volunteers from the school and the University.
Luana Colloca, MD, PhD, associate professor, wrote a blog entry for BodyinMind.org about her research that discusses placebo effects.