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  • In the news  |  Aug 29, 2011

    Maren Coffman, Ph.D., R.N., develops an interactive teaching method that helps Latinos with diabetes access care and manage their disease.

  • In the news  |  Aug 18, 2011

    Jennifer Doering, PhD, RN, assistant professor of nursing, talks with University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Public Radio host Tom Luljak about her RWJF funded research, which focuses on post-partum sleep deprivation, fatigue and depression, symptoms in lower-income urban women.  

  • In the news  |  Apr 26, 2011

    Courtney Lyder, Dean of UCLA's nursing school, will serve on the prestigious National Advisory Council for Nursing Research. The National Advisory Council is the main advisory board for the National Institute of Nursing Research. The council reviews grant applications and provides recommendations on the direction and support of the nursing, biomedical, social and behavioral research that forms the evidence base of nursing practice.

  • In the news  |  Mar 10, 2011

    Focus on Technology, Radio Program of WVXU, Cincinnati Public Radio. This highlights the use of technology in RWJF Funded Grant by NFS Devon Berry.

  • In the news  |  Feb 23, 2011

    Nurse faculty scholars Laura Larsson and Robin Knobel, both from the 2010 cohort, are given brief summaries about their research projects for with RWJF NFS. Larrson is conducting research on and public education for radon exposure in low-income communities while Knobel is studying health risks associated with low body temperatures in extremely premature infants.

  • In the news  |  Jan 19, 2011

    Dr. Beverly Malone was named “One of the 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare Magazine for 2010.  She was ranked number 29.  Dr. Malone is the CEO of the National League for Nursing and the former General Secretary, Royal College of Nursing, United Kingdom.  She is a Past President of the American Nurses Association as well as a member of the New York Black Nurses Association.

  • In the news  |  Jan 7, 2011

    E. Alison Holman, RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholar and researcher at the University of California at Irvine was cited in the New York Times on January 3, 2011 for a study on cumulative lifetime adversity, vulnerability, and resilience

  • In the news  |  Jan 1, 2011

    The Institute for Health Research and Policy (IHRP), one of UIC’s larger research institutes, recognized faculty from departments throughout campus for their commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration in addressing complex scientific questions about relevant health issues facing our nation today such as the obesity epidemic, tobacco use, health disparities, diabetes, and cancer. Nurse Faculty Scholar, Shannon Zenk, was named among these faculty for the 2010-2011 year.

  • In the news  |  Nov 16, 2010


    NFS Ruth Taylor-Piliae inducted as a Fellow into the American Heart Association's Cardiovascular Nursing Council at the councils annual dinner during scientific session.

  • In the news  |  Nov 10, 2010

    RWJF NFS Scholar Eric Hodges, PhD, APRN, BC aided The American Academy of Pediatrics, American Public Health Association and the National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education in releasing a 2010 report regarding childhood obesity prevention including education on meal and snack requirements and servings sizes for infants, toddlers and school age children, and minimum physical requirements as well as guides to limiting screen time and socialization during meals.

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