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    April 14, 2017 | School of Nursing faculty member named associate dean for graduate education

    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing faculty Kristy Martyn, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, FAAN, has been appointed associate dean for graduate education.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

  • Dr. Angela Amar

    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.

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    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.

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

    Musical Motivation for Wellness While Living with HIV

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    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.

  • Dr. Deborah Watkins Bruner

    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.

  • Deborah Bruner and K.M. Venkat Narayan

    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

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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

  • Suzanne L. Staebler, DNP, FAANP

    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),

  • Melissa Pinto, PhD, RN

    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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."

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    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.

  • Maureen Kelley, PhD, FACNM and Ashley Darcy Mahoney, PhD, NNP-BC, from Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, will be inducted into the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) Fellowship

    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

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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!

  • Suzanne Staebler

    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.

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    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).

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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).

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.