News Archive

  • March 8, 2017 | Cox Foundation awards Grady $730,000 for child language development program

    The James M. Cox Foundation gave Grady Health System $730,000 for Talk With Me Baby program to encourage language development in young children.

  • February 27, 2017 | Emory Nursing students help prepare refugees for life in US

    Emory Nursing students help prepare refugees for life in US

  • February 27, 2017 | 3 Ways Hospitals Can Support Nightshift Workers

    Errors are known to spike during the late night hours, but guidance from administration and HR can help shift workers adjust.

  • February 22, 2017 | Eat. Move. Talk!

    An interview with students from the Emory University School of Nursing about Eat. Move. Talk!, a curriculum on healthy eating, physical activity, and Language Nutrition from the Georgia Department of Public Health.

  • February 22, 2017 | Researchers Find Pesticide Spills, Accidents May Alter Farmworkers' DNA

    "This lines up perfectly with what the National Cancer Institute is doing on the markers that increase the risk of cancer. It's a timely, relevant study," said Linda McCauley, dean and professor of Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing. McCauley was not involved in the study.

  • February 6, 2017 | Global Consortium Formed to Educate Leaders on Climate and Health

  • January 31, 2017 | School of Nursing ranked first in NIH funding for nursing schools

    Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing ranks first among nursing schools for National Institutes of Health (NIH) research funding.

  • January 27, 2017 | Angela Amar named associate dean for undergraduate education

    Angela Amar, PhD, RN, FAAN, assistant dean for BSN education at Emory's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, has been appointed Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education.

  • January 13, 2017 | Dr. Carolyn Clevenger named associate dean for clinical and community partnerships

    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing faculty Dr. Carolyn Clevenger has been appointed associate dean for clinical and community partnerships, effective June 2017.

  • January 13, 2017 | Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing Remembers Innovative Leader and Service-Learning Champion Madge Donnellan

    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing faculty Madge Donnellan, PhD, RN, passed away January 11, 2017.

  • January 13, 2017 | School of Nursing professor's publication receives top honors from the American Journal of Nursing

    Dr. Angela Amar, PhD, RN, FAAN, assistant dean for BSN education at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, was recently awarded two 2016 American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year Awards for her publication, A Practical Guide to Forensic Nursing.

  • December 5, 2016 | How Emory is redesigning nursing education

    A few years ago, faculty and school leaders at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing agreed that fundamental changes in the nursing curriculum were needed to better prepare students as clinical leaders in today's highly complex health care environment. Those changes now permeate how BSN and MSN students learn every day.

  • December 5, 2016 | Five Emory nurses awarded top honors from the Georgia March of Dimes

    Two nurses from Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and three nurses from Emory Healthcare earned top honors at the 2016 Nurse of the Year Awards, sponsored by the Georgia Chapter of the March of Dimes.

  • December 1, 2016 | Musical Motivation for Wellness While Living with HIV

    Musical Motivation for Wellness While Living with HIV

  • November 17, 2016 | Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing remembers international public health nursing pioneer Linda Spencer

    International public health nursing icon and retired U.S. Army Nurse Corps colonel, Linda Spencer passed away November 12.

  • November 15, 2016 | Paige Tolbert Discusses smoke from Georgia willdfires

    C-CHEM² Collaborator Paige Tolbert Discusses smoke from Georgia willdfires

  • November 10, 2016 | How to cope with fall sleep shortage

    Dr. Ann Rogers discusses how to cope with fall sleep shortages on Good Day Atlanta.

  • October 27, 2016 | American College of Nurse-Midwives recognizes living legend and inducts six new fellows

  • October 21, 2016 | Children's Environmental Health Panel Discussion

    Emory's Center for Children's Health, the Environment, the Microbiome, and Metabolomics (C-CHEM2) to host a panel discussion on Thursday Oct. 27

  • October 21, 2016 | At just 28 weeks, this baby not only smiled -- she changed minds

    Suzanne Staebler on photo of Minnesota premie smiling.

  • October 19, 2016 | Emory schools part of NIH environmental research award

    Four Emory Schools are collaborative recipients of the NIH seven-year initiatives called Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) that supports research investigating the effects of early environmental exposures on child health and development.

  • October 17, 2016 | National Academy of Medicine elects Emory nursing, public health researchers

    The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has elected Deborah W. Bruner, RN, PhD, and K.M. Venkat Narayan, MD, MSc, to its 2016 class of leading health scientists and international members. T

  • October 17, 2016 | Shorter Radiotherapy Course Viable, Safe, and Cost-Saving in Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

    Deborah Watkins Bruner presented the results of a trial comparing the patient-reported quality of life outcomes in 2 treatment arms¿one where patients received conventional radiotherapy, and one requiring one-third of the treatment time, known as hypofractionated radiotherapy.

  • October 6, 2016 | More Evidence: Shorter RT Safe in Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

    A research study lead by Dr. Deborah Watkins Bruner has found that for men with low-risk prostate cancer, hypofractionated radiation therapy provided quality-of-life outcomes similar to those of conventional RT, but with about one-third less treatment time.

  • September 30, 2016 | School of Nursing Enters into Clinical, Academic Partnership with the Atlanta Birth Center

    Nursing students will gain experience in the birth process outside of the hospital setting through a new academic and clinical partnership with Atlanta Birth Center.

  • September 29, 2016 | Clinical Scholars team will collaborate to improve oral health

    The new Clinical Scholars national leadership program has selected three clinicians at Emory and Grady Health System as part of its first cohort of 30 innovators to collaborate on tackling pressing health problems from every angle.

  • September 28, 2016 | School of Nursing Faculty Establishes Emory's First Nurse-led Medical Home

    Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Department of Neurology, and the Department of Psychiatry launch the academic health system¿s first nurse-led medical home.

  • September 20, 2016 | Synergy awards support collaborative research among health sciences schools, faculty

    The Woodruff Health Sciences Center (WHSC) has announced the six winning proposals for its first cycle of Synergy Awards. The awards will support collaborative projects among faculty at Emory University School of Medicine, Rollins School of Public Health, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and all other units in the WHSC.

  • September 12, 2016 | School of Nursing Faculty and Camp Sunshine Founder Named to Aflac Wall of Fame

    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing Assistant Clinical Professor Dorothy Jordan DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, was recently honored with Aflac¿s Duckprints Award for her significant contributions in the battle against childhood cancer.

  • August 30, 2016 | Ebola survivor urges nursing students to cultivate compassion

    Two years after being treated at Emory University Hospital for Ebola virus disease, Nancy Writebol returned to Emory to address a packed audience of future nurses for the 111th convocation of the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing.

  • August 29, 2016 | School of Nursing Celebrates New Semester and Students With Time-honored Traditions

    The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing welcomed future clinical leaders, advanced practitioners, and researchers during its 111th Pinning and White Coat Ceremonies and Fall Convocation. Hundreds of families, friends, and alumni gathered to celebrate the start of a new semester and officially mark the beginning of students¿ academic and clinical journey at Emory.

  • August 26, 2016 | Ebola survivor speaks at Emory nursing convocation

    Almost two years to the day she was released from Emory University Hospital, Ebola survivor Nancy Writebol returned to campus to thank the doctors and nurses who treated her so successfully.

  • August 25, 2016 | Missionary treated for Ebola to speak at Emory nursing school event

    Aid worker and Ebola survivor Nancy Writebol, who was treated for the virus at Emory University Hospital, will serve as the keynote speaker at Emory¿s nursing school convocation Friday.

  • August 17, 2016 | Hand hygiene technology at two Emory hospitals tests compliance among health care employees

    Emory University Hospital Midtown (EUHM) and Emory Johns Creek Hospital (EJCH) are testing new technology to determine if hand hygiene compliance can be increased among health care workers.

  • August 8, 2016 | School of Nursing Professor Earns Distinguished NLN Fellowship

    Dr. Angela Amar, PhD, RN, FAAN, Assistant Dean for BSN education at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, will be inducted as a Fellow of the National League for Nursing¿s (NLN) prestigious Academy of Nursing Education.

  • August 4, 2016 | Ebola survivor Nancy Writebol to speak at nursing school convocation

    The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory will observe its 111th convocation on Friday, August 26th from 10am to 11am at Emory¿s Glenn Memorial.

  • July 28, 2016 | Nursing students experience a real-life "immersion" in West Virginia

    Nursing students experience a real-life "immersion" in West Virginia

  • July 26, 2016 | Emory schools awarded $5 million grant to establish Children's Environmental Health Research Center

    The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and Rollins School of Public Health, along with Emory College of Arts and Sciences, and Emory School of Medicine received a $5 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a children¿s environmental health center.

  • July 18, 2016 | School of Nursing opens 2017 application process

    The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing is now accepting applications for fall and summer 2017.

  • July 11, 2016 | Environment, the microbiome, and preterm birth

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  • July 6, 2016 | Emory Nursing in South Georgia: Giving and getting

    Each summer, Emory students and faculty make a three-hour trek to Moultrie, Georgia, to provide care to migrant workers and their families.

  • June 3, 2016 | School of Nursing encourages comment on VA's proposed APRN practice amendment

    The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing supports nurses and VA partners nationwide and encourages all stakeholders to submit statements on this proposed rule during the 60-day public comment period.

  • June 2, 2016 | Emory team to train first responders in infectious disease protection

    Emory University School of Medicine's Department of Emergency Medicine has received a $375,000 grant to help train first responders, and workers whose jobs may expose them to infectious diseases, in ways to protect themselves and prevent the spread of disease.

  • June 2, 2016 | First Zika Baby is Born in Continental U.S.

    Associate Professor Suzanne Staebler explains microcephaly complication for child born effected by Zika virus.

  • May 27, 2016 | Emory Celebrates X & Y Chromosome Variations Awareness Month with Proclamation, Plans for Multidisciplinary Clinic

    X & Y chromosome variations have been called the quiet epidemic. These randomly occurring genetic conditions are not inherited, but are caused by chromosomes not separating properly prior to or during conception.

  • May 26, 2016 | Emory partners with Valdosta State to train nurse-midwives in rural Georgia

    Georgia has the highest maternal mortality rate and the eighth highest infant mortality rate in the United States. Several years ago, Emory nursing dean Linda McCauley and the nursing dean of Valdosta State University (VSU) began to brainstorm about how to change this dismal picture.

  • May 23, 2016 | Spring 2016 Edition of Emory Nursing Available

    The School of Nursing recently released the spring 2016 edition of Emory Nursing.

  • May 23, 2016 | School of Nursing welcomes AMSN Class of 2018

    The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing is pleased to welcome the newest class of Accelerated BSN/MSN students to our community. T

  • May 17, 2016 | Atlanta Business Chronicle Recognizes School of Nursing Faculty

    The Atlanta Business Chronicle has selected faculty from the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing as finalists in its annual Health Care Heroes Awards competition.

  • May 13, 2016 | School of Nursing honors faculty and students during awards, diploma ceremonies

    The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing celebrated its 110th diploma ceremony May 9, 2016, at McDonough Field. Hundreds of family and friends gathered to support the 273 students who earned diplomas this spring.

  • May 3, 2016 | Nursing student perseveres through personal tragedies to become family's first college graduate

    When Haley Reid was accepted into the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, she knew it would be a life-changing experience.

  • April 29, 2016 | School of Nursing takes pledge on opioid education as announced at the White House

    The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University announced its commitment to educating advanced practice registered nursing (APRN) students on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention¿s (CDC) Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.

  • April 29, 2016 | School of Nursing offers Nurse Practitioner acute care specialties online

    Registered nurses (RN) seeking to advance their education and clinical practice now have even more flexibility and options through one of the nation¿s most trusted and respected names in nursing. Starting this fall, the Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing will begin offering full-time and part-time executive online courses for Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degrees in several acute care specializations. Enrollment for the fall 2016 semester is now open for the School of Nursing¿s Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program.

  • April 25, 2016 | Exhibit explores 100 years of nursing at Emory

    Artifacts and archival documents bring an Emory perspective on nursing to life in "To Care for Others: 100 Years of Nursing at Emory."

  • April 7, 2016 | Emory BIRCWH program selects scholars for first cycle of training

    Emory University's Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) program has selected Erin Ferranti, PhD, RN; Vasiliki (Vas) Michopoulos, PhD; and Sandra Safo, PhD for the first cycle of the Emory BIRCWH scholars program. The BIRCWH program is a highly selective career-development program that connects junior faculty to senior faculty with shared research interests in women's health and sex differences research.

  • April 4, 2016 | School of Nursing professors named Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

    The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) will induct Assistant Clinical Professor Lisa Muirhead, DNP, APRN-BC and Assistant Professor Rasheeta Chandler, PhD, FNP-BC, into its 2016 Fellowship class at the organization's Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas in June.

  • March 29, 2016 | School of Nursing professor wins Phase 1 of Word Gap Challenge

    Ashley Darcy Mahoney, PhD, NNP-BC, assistant professor at Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, along with colleagues from Florida International University and Columbia University are the Phase 1 winners of the Bridging the Word Gap Challenge. The challenge awards up to $300,000 in prizes to support innovative solutions that can help promote early-language development among children from low-income families in the U.S.

  • March 29, 2016 | Alisha Bhimani: Finding her calling as a nurse through study abroad

    As a non-native English speaker, Alisha Bhimani is acutely aware of disparities in health care, especially around language. Trips to Honduras and Italy strengthened her resolve to become a patient-centered health care provider.

  • March 18, 2016 | Ease Into Nursing With Health Care Volunteer Work

  • March 16, 2016 | School of Nursing ranks 8th according to U.S. News and World Report

  • March 10, 2016 | School of Nursing Dean honored with Hatcher Award for Excellence in Public Health

  • March 9, 2016 | School of Nursing professor named one of 40 Under 40 Leaders in Healthcare

  • March 9, 2016 | Emory Nursing Professional Development Center earns accreditation

  • February 29, 2016 | Traveling exhibit showcases postcards of nurses throughout the 20th century

  • February 24, 2016 | School of Nursing professors inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame

  • February 23, 2016 | Emory Nursing Student Hani Ali Khayre discusses the Talk With Me Baby Program

    Emory Nursing Student Hani Ali Khayre discusses the Talk With Me Baby Program

  • February 19, 2016 | Elizabeth Sharp remembered as national midwifery leader

  • February 19, 2016 | School of Nursing receives Future of Nursing Scholars grant to prepare PhD nurses

  • February 1, 2016 | Jonathan S. Lewin, MD, begins tenure at Emory

  • January 20, 2016 | Suzanne Staebler appointed president of National Certification Corporation

    Suzanne L. Staebler, DNP, FAANP, associate professor at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University, was elected to serve as president of The National Certification Corporation (NCC),

  • January 20, 2016 | School of Nursing faculty member inducted as Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Fellow

    Melissa Pinto, PhD, RN, assistant professor at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University will be inducted as a Fellow of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine.

  • January 20, 2016 | Mi-Kyung Song joins school of nursing faculty

    Mi-Kyung Song, PhD, RN, has joined the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing as professor of nursing and director of Emory's Center for Nursing Excellence in Palliative Care.

  • December 10, 2015 | News Release

    Emory faculty members Corrine Abraham (Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing) and Anne Tomolo (School of Medicine) have worked together in care and training at the Atlanta VA Medical Center (VAMC) for three years now, and their latest collaboration is a new center to coordinate care for patients with dementia.

  • December 2, 2015 | Professor honored as Breakthrough Leader in Nursing

    Melissa Pinto, PhD, RN, assistant professor at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing is one of ten recipients of the 2015 Culture of Health: Breakthrough Leaders in Nursing award.

  • November 26, 2015 | Sex Ed in VR Can Prepare Young Women for Actual Sex

    Motherboard discusses Rasheeta Chandler's research into virtual reality sex ed.

  • November 25, 2015 | Preemie Birth Risks

    Suzanne Staebler discusses the impact of different therapies on premature babies.

  • November 23, 2015 | News Release

    Kylie Smith, PhD, is the first Andrew W. Mellon Faculty Fellow in Nursing and Humanities at Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University.

  • November 19, 2015 | Pilot Grants Available in the Environmental Health Sciences

    The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)-funded HERCULES Center (Emory Health and Exposome Research Center: Understanding Lifetime Exposures) and the C-CHEM2 (Center for Children's Health, the Environment, the Microbiome and Metabolomics) has funds available for six to seven pilot project grants in the Environmental Health Sciences at up to $40,000.

  • November 19, 2015 | School of Nursing professor releases forensic nursing science book

    Angela Amar, PhD, RN, associate professor and assistant dean for BSN education in the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, recently released her latest book titled, "A Practical Guide to Forensic Nursing: Incorporating Forensic Principles into Nursing Practice."

  • November 10, 2015 | School of Nursing ranked fourth in nation for NIH research funding

    The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing's NIH funding ranking has risen from No. 38 in 2009 to its current No. 4 ranking, with an increase in funding from $1.9 million in 2009 to $6.2 million in 2015.

  • October 23, 2015 | University of Louisville PhD Nursing Graduates Help Meet Faculty Shortage

    University of Louisville PhD Nursing Graduates Help Meet Faculty Shortage

  • October 23, 2015 | Carolyn Clevenger: Leading by example

    Carolyn Clevenger 02MN DNP GNP-BC FAANP takes to heart Emory's mission of educating nursing leaders of the future.

  • October 22, 2015 | Families can help keep seniors out of the hospital

    Families can help keep seniors out of the hospital

  • October 20, 2015 | Flynn Fellowship Honors Oncology Nurses

    Flynn Fellowship Honors Oncology Nurses

  • October 19, 2015 | New course introduces undergrads to nursing

    The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing will launch its first-ever "Introduction to Professional Nursing" course exclusively for Emory College of Arts and Sciences students in spring 2016.

  • October 16, 2015 | Emory Healthcare and Emory School of Nursing launch Accountable Care Unit video series

    Emory's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, in collaboration with Emory Healthcare, has developed a series of Accountable Care Unit instructional videos to serve as a model for strengthening the collaborative practice environment across acute care, inpatient units.

  • October 15, 2015 | Whole milk for a healthy heart? Don't raise that glass just yet

    Whole milk for a healthy heart? Don't raise that glass just yet

  • October 7, 2015 | Hunterdon County experts encourage families to take action as flu season begins

    Hunterdon County experts encourage families to take action as flu season begins

  • October 6, 2015 | Can I ditch my therapist for an avatar?

    Dr. Melissa Pinto's research on avatar usage for mental health care is highlighted.

  • October 1, 2015 | Nursing programs at Emory aim to strengthen veteran health care

    The essential nature of veteran health care is being infused more deeply into the nursing curriculum via two programs led by Emory nursing faculty and Atlanta VA Medical Center (VAMC) nurses.

  • September 25, 2015 | American Academy of Nursing Fellowship inducts two School of Nursing Professors

    American Academy of Nursing Fellowship inducts two School of Nursing Professors

  • September 23, 2015 | A warm and fuzzy idea for sick children

    Sharron Close PhD MS CPNP-PC, a research assistant professor and pediatric nurse practitioner in the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing collaborates with Georgia Tech to understand Suffering.

  • September 23, 2015 | Emory receives record $572.4 million in external research funding for 2015

    Researchers at Emory University received $572.4 million from external funding agencies in fiscal year 2015, a 9.69 percent increase over last fiscal year. This marks the largest amount of research funding in Emory's history and is the sixth consecutive year that research funding has exceeded $500 million.

  • September 22, 2015 | On its 54th anniversary a look at 5 famous Peace Corps volunteers

    On its 54th anniversary a look at 5 famous Peace Corps volunteers

  • September 16, 2015 | Conference addresses need for full practice authority for Georgia's nurse practitioners

    Hundreds of nurse practitioners will gather in Atlanta to discuss the scope of practice issues facing their profession in Georgia. Barbara Safriet, JD, and Mary Chesney, PhD, APRN, both leading experts on advancing legislation to expand the role of nurse practitioners, will deliver keynote addresses at the Advanced Practice Registered Nurses: Access and Economics seminar on Sept. 21 at the Emory Conference Center Hotel.

  • September 2, 2015 | School of Nursing professor featured in mental health and technology television and radio series

    Melissa D. Pinto, PhD, RN, assistant professor at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University will be featured in the New Technologies for Whole Body Health and Wellness episode of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) television and radio series titled, Road to Recovery.

  • September 2, 2015 | Georgia's fight to end the childhood word gap

    Georgia's fight to end the childhood word gap

  • August 31, 2015 | Nursing researcher receives grant to investigate effects of maternal stress on infants

    Elizabeth Corwin, PhD, RN, associate dean for research at Emory's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing received a five-year, $3.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to examine the neurobehavioral and cognitive effects of maternal stress and the microbiome on African-American infants.

  • August 28, 2015 | Sandra Dunbar appointed to PCNA board of directors

    Sandra Dunbar, PhD, RN, associate dean of academic advancement at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing was recently appointed to the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA) Board of Directors.

  • August 28, 2015 | Nursing doctoral student receives NIH service award for pre-term birth study

    Alexis Dunn, CNM, MSN, a doctoral student at Emory's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing received the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health to further her research on pre-term births in African-American women.

  • August 28, 2015 | PhD student awarded $3,000 Virginia M. Smyth Graduate Scholarship from the #GeorgiaGerontologySociety to promote her interest in age-related issues

    PhD student awarded $3,000 Virginia M. Smyth Graduate Scholarship from the #GeorgiaGerontologySociety to promote her interest in age-related issues

  • August 27, 2015 | Dr. Imelda Reyes inspires young women to fulfill their dreams by partnering with "Career Girls," a platform dedicated to helping girls meet their goals.

    Dr. Imelda Reyes inspires young women to fulfill their dreams by partnering with "Career Girls," a platform dedicated to helping girls meet their goals.

  • August 26, 2015 | Developing a New Tool to Detect a Frequently Missed Sex Chromosome Disorder in Boys

    A new assessment tool is being developed by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) to help pediatricians detect the physical traits of Klinefelter syndrome.

  • August 25, 2015 | Dr. Ann Rogers is the American Academy of Nursing's Fellow in the Spotlight!

    Dr. Ann Rogers is the American Academy of Nursing's Fellow in the Spotlight!

  • August 4, 2015 | Early detection linked to improved quality of life in boys with Klinefelter Syndrome

    The psychosocial well being of individuals with Klinefelter Syndrome could be improved with diagnosis in early childhood, according to a study led by researchers at Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing.

  • July 28, 2015 | Emory marks first anniversary of Ebola care

    As Kent Brantly slowly makes his way into Emory University Hospital on Aug. 2, 2014, amidst an avalanche of media coverage, he becomes the first person with Ebola virus disease treated in the United States -- propelling Emory into the international spotlight and beginning a journey of clinical care, research and education that continues to this day.

  • July 23, 2015 | Nursing educator receives neonatal nurse practitioner excellence award

    Suzanne Staebler, DNP, APRN, associate professor and neonatal nurse practitioner specialty coordinator at Emory's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, will receive the 2015 Excellence Award from the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) at their 31st Annual Educational Conference.

  • July 16, 2015 | Nursing professor's prostate cancer study featured on cover of Cancer journal

    Deborah Watkins Bruner, RN, PhD, Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Nursing at Emory's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, is author of a research article featured on the cover of the July issue of Cancer. Cancer is an official journal of the American Cancer Society and reaches over 20 million people worldwide.

  • June 23, 2015 | President Obama names nursing professor to National Cancer Advisory Board

    President Barack Obama recently announced his intent to appoint Emory University Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Nursing Deborah Watkins Bruner as one of five new members of the National Cancer Advisory Board (NCAB).

  • June 22, 2015 | "Team Ebola" nurse honored as AJC 2015 Celebrating Nurses awardee

    Jill Morgan, RN, BSN, an experienced critical care nurse at Emory University Hospital and a member of "Team Ebola" -- the care team for Emory's four patients diagnosed with Ebola virus disease -- has been named a top 10 nurse in the 2015 AJC's Celebrating Nurses Nursing Excellence Awards.

  • June 18, 2015 | "Future of Nursing Scholars" grant will help Emory prepare more PhD nurses

    Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing is one of 25 nursing schools nationwide to receive a grant to increase the number of nurses holding PhDs. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's (RWJF) Future of Nursing Scholars program will provide financial support, mentoring, and leadership development to nurses who commit to earn their PhDs in three years.

  • May 29, 2015 | School of Nursing professors named fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

    The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) recently elected Dian Dowling Evans PhD, FNP-BC, and Terri Marin PhD, NNP-BC, clinical associate professors at Emory University¿s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, into its 2015 Fellowship class. Both will be honored in June at the AANP¿s fellow induction ceremony at the 2015 AANP National Conference in New Orleans.

  • May 29, 2015 | Nursing professor Inducted as Fellow of the American College of Nurse-Midwives

    The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) will induct MaryJane Lewitt, PhD, CNM, clinical assistant professor and co-coordinator of the nurse-midwifery specialty at Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing into its 2015 Fellowship class.

  • May 26, 2015 | School of Nursing professor receives AACN Pioneering Spirit Award for Nursing Research

    Ann E. Rogers, PhD, RN, nursing professor and researcher at Emory's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing will receive the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Pioneering Spirit Award for her research on staff nurse fatigue and transformative impact patient safety.

  • May 20, 2015 | School of Nursing researcher receives PCORI grant for sex chromosome research

    Nell Hodgson School of Nursing researcher, Sharron Close, PhD, received a $230,000 grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to develop recommendations of meaningful symptom management and lifestyle interventions for patients and families battling sex chromosome aneuploidy (SCA).

  • May 7, 2015 | Nursing professor develops intervention for effects of military sexual trauma

    Ursula Kelly, PhD, assistant professor at Emory's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, received a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to use yoga as an intervention for women who have experienced sexual trauma while serving in the military.

  • May 1, 2015 | Verdelle Bellamy remembered as national nursing leader and Emory pioneer

    Bellamy was known as a pioneer in the nursing profession. She was one of the first two African American students to graduate from Emory University in 1963, where she earned a master's degree in nursing from the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing.

  • April 26, 2015 | 'Team Ebola' to receive DAISY award for exceptional nursing

    The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) and the DAISY Foundation will award "Team Ebola" of the Emory University Hospital Serious Communicable Disease Unit (SCDU) with the National Patient Safety Foundation's DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Members of "Team Ebola" will receive the award for their care of critically ill patients diagnosed with Ebola virus disease at the NPSF Patient Safety Congress, which takes place April 29-May 1 in Austin, Texas.

  • April 24, 2015 | Ebola care in the U.S.: Emory nurses set the standard

    The image is iconic. As news helicopters hover overhead, physician Kent Brantly, clad head to toe in white protective gear, steps out of an ambulance and slowly enters Emory University Hospital to become the first patient treated for Ebola hemorrhagic fever on American soil. He contracted the Ebola virus while serving as a medical missionary in Liberia.

  • April 23, 2015 | Talk With Me Baby Campaign goes to the White House

    Talk with your baby about everything, says Assistant Professor Ashley Darcy-Mahoney PhD RN NNP-BC. The payoff will be huge.

  • April 20, 2015 | Building diverse public health nurse leadership at Emory Nursing

    Twelve Emory students from under-represented groups are being groomed as potential public health nurse leaders, with the hope that they will eventually return to their communities and educate people about health issues, improve community health and safety, and increase access to care. These students comprise the first cohort to enroll in the Building Undergraduate Nursing's Diverse Leadership at Emory (BUNDLE) program, courtesy of a $970,000 Nursing Workforce Diversity grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration.

  • April 14, 2015 | Nursing dean participates in White House roundtable on climate change

    Linda McCauley, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean of Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, was invited to the White House on April 9 for a roundtable discussion about climate change and health. The event was part of a series of National Public Health Week announcements by President Obama to reduce the health impacts of climate change.

  • March 25, 2015 | Emory ranks first in the U.S. for students with NIH predoctoral fellowships

    A total of 50 Emory students currently hold a Kirchstein-NRSA predoctoral fellowship from the National Institutes of Health, ranking Emory first in the United States.

  • March 11, 2015 | School of Nursing announces the Susan D. Flynn Memorial Oncology Nursing Externships

    The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University recently selected Claudia Garcia and Tahsin Rajabali as recipients of its inaugural Susan D. Flynn Memorial Oncology Nursing Externship.

  • March 10, 2015 | School of Nursing professor receives Distinguished Researcher Award

    The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) has awarded Deborah Watkins Bruner, PhD, RN, FAAN, with the Distinguished Researcher Award.

  • March 10, 2015 | School of Nursing leads in HRSA NURSE Corps scholarships

    Emory's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing is ranked among the top 20 nursing programs in the country for students receiving NURSE Corps scholarships for their commitment to helping vulnerable populations receive access to primary care.

  • March 10, 2015 | Emory's graduate, professional schools ranked among nation's best

    Several of Emory University's graduate schools and programs are ranked among the best in the nation, according to analysis and surveys released today in U.S. News & World Report's 2016 edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools" guide.

  • March 5, 2015 | Fulbright grant helps nursing professor improve maternal, newborn health

    Foster is packing her bags for Santiago, Chile, where she'll be working to improve maternal and newborn health in the Americas through a Fulbright grant.

  • March 3, 2015 | Emory's School of Nursing ranked in top 10 by U.S. News and World Report

    The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University ranked 10th among nursing schools in the "America's Best Graduate Schools" guide released today by U.S. News and World Report. This top ranking is the highest in the nursing school's history, and was based on new statistical and reputational data introduced for the first time this year by U.S. News.

  • February 12, 2015 | Suzanne Staebler selected for 2015 Faculty Policy Intensive Program

    Suzanne Staebler, DNP, APRN, associate clinical professor at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University was selected as one of eight nurse educators to participate in the American Association of Colleges of Nursing¿s (AACN) 2015 Faculty Policy Intensive (FPI) program.

  • February 4, 2015 | Emory after Ebola: Teachable moments

    When Emory students returned to campus in August for the start of the 2014-15 academic year, their arrival came only days after two historic departures: Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, the first patients with Ebola virus disease to be treated in the United States, had just been discharged from Emory University Hospital.

  • February 2, 2015 | Spring semester brings new programs, events across the university

    The nine schools that make up Emory University have extensive plans for the second semester of the 2014-15 academic year. Here's a roundup of what's new and noteworthy from each.

  • February 2, 2015 | School of nursing professors receive prestigious awards from the Southern Nursing Research Society

    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing professors Elizabeth Corwin, PhD, RN, and Bonnie Jennings, PhD, RN, will be honored during the Southern Nursing Research Society¿s 29th Annual Conference in Tampa, Florida.

  • January 22, 2015 | Semester-long Ebola forum kicks off Jan. 26

    The Ebola Faculty and Community Forum -- a semester-long, multidisciplinary series backed by all nine schools that make up Emory -- begins Jan. 26 with a panel discussion of "Ebola: Past and Present in the U.S. and West Africa."

  • December 24, 2014 | HIV status disclosure linked to maternal prevention in rural Kenya

    Women living with HIV who had not disclosed their HIV-positive status to anyone had the lowest utilization levels of prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) and maternal health services in rural Kenya, according to a new study.

  • December 12, 2014 | Emory School of Nursing alumni fight Ebola

    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing alumni Crystal Johnson, RN, Laura Mitchell, RN, and Jason Slabach, RN, were among the medical team members treating Ebola patients at Emory University Hospital's Serious Communicable Disease Unit.

  • December 3, 2014 | Emory nurses honored for excellence by March of Dimes

    Four Emory nurses received top honors in selected categories at the 2014 Nurse of the Year Awards, sponsored by the Georgia Chapter of the March of Dimes. The nurses were recognized for their tireless efforts to provide exceptional patient care, compassion and service to patients in our community.

  • November 25, 2014 | When Emory went viral: Stories of Ebola

    Until early August 2014, cases of Ebola virus disease had not been seen or treated in the United States. All that changed when the first two American patients were brought for treatment to Emory University Hospital, where a special isolation unit (Serious Communicable Disease Unit) designed by Emory and CDC experts had been preparing for such a crisis for more than a decade.

  • October 28, 2014 | School of Nursing professor inducted as American Heart Association Fellow

    Faye Routledge, PhD, RN, assistant professor at Emory University¿s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, will be inducted as a Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA) during the American Heart Association¿s November Scientific Session in Chicago, Ill.

  • October 22, 2014 | Study investigates risk and protective factors for preterm birth in African American women

    The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing received a five-year, $1.9 million award from the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities to investigate risks and protective factors that contribute to high rates of preterm birth in African-American women.

  • October 16, 2014 | Talk With Me Baby program gains White House recognition

    Emory University's School of Medicine and Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing are two key partners sharing Georgia's Talk With Me Baby (TWMB) initiative at a day-long workshop at the White House to help bridge the nation's 30 million word gap between children from high income families and children from low income families.

  • October 14, 2014 | School of Nursing professors inducted into the American Academy of Nursing Fellowship

    Tami Thomas, PhD, RN and Melissa Pinto, PhD, RN, assistant professors at Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, will be inducted into the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) Fellowship during a formal ceremony at the AAN¿s Annual Conference and Meeting in Washington D.C. in October.

  • October 2, 2014 | School of Nursing, Center for AIDS Research partner to address HIV in aging adults

    Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, the Emory Center for AIDS Research, the Atlanta Region Geriatric Education Center, and the Center for Neurocognitive Studies hosted a conference this week on HIV & Aging: From Mitochondria to the Metropolis.

  • September 26, 2014 | Virtual primary care office lets young adults prep for doctor visits, manage depression

    "Kids today can't escape," says Melissa Pinto PhD RN, an assistant professor and mental health researcher at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing.

  • September 26, 2014 | Emory nursing student looks at health and biodiversity in Madagascar

    Three days after passing her NCLEX exam last year, Emily Headrick 13N 14MN climbed aboard a plane that would carry her some 9,000 miles away to Ranomafana, Madagascar.

  • September 23, 2014 | School of Nursing appoints associate dean of community and clinical partnerships

    Susan Shapiro, RN, PhD, FAAN has been appointed associate dean for community and clinical partnerships at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University.

  • September 22, 2014 | School of Nursing study examines heat related illness and hazardous farmworker conditions

    Researchers at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing will examine the nature of heat-related illness (HRI) in farmworker populations throughout Central Florida.

  • September 19, 2014 | John Worth appointed associate dean for finance and administration for Emory's School of Nursing

    John Worth, CPA, MBA, has been named associate dean of finance and administration at Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, effective October 1.

  • September 12, 2014 | Emory School of Nursing partners with Spelman College in degree program

    Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Georgia's top-ranked nursing school, and Spelman College, a leading liberal arts college for African American women, have joined forces to offer a dual degree program that provides Spelman College students the opportunity to obtain a degree in nursing.

  • September 3, 2014 | Adopt-a-Scholar Program pairs students with donors

    The transition from student to nurse can be overwhelming. One minute you're taking notes in the classroom; the next you're giving a patient her medication. Emory's Adopt-a-Scholar Program helps smooth that transition by pairing nursing students with donors who have been there.