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Nursing Student Honors Family History with Summer in Army Training Program

   October 2, 2018

Pilot Mountain, NC, a small town sitting at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is located about 4,200 miles from Landstuhl, Germany. Despite the distance between the city that is home to the America’s largest international military hospital and the rural community he calls home, Luke Merritt knew he wanted to be stationed in Germany during his time in the Army Nurse Corps’ Nurse Summer...

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Hickory Record: Nursing Alumna Opens Home to Rescue Animals

   August 21, 2018

Nursing alumna Gail Houston has spent her career caring for people professionally. Off the clock, she opens her home to animals of all kinds who need a little help.

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Nursing Director Tapped for Top Leadership Training Program

   July 10, 2018

Dr. Dena Evans, director of the UNC Charlotte School of Nursing, has been selected to participate in a leadership training program offered by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Evans is among 30 academic nursing leaders...

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Nursing Simulation Labs Bring Learning to Life

   June 13, 2018

 

ON A MISSION TO HEAL

To those unfamiliar with the College of Health and Human Services, the third floor looks like many others in an academic building on UNC Charlotte’s campus. However, behind many of the card-swipe-access doors stand Learning Resource Center...

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UNC Charlotte and Tresata Announce Partnership to Make Charlotte One of the Healthiest Cities by 2025

   April 5, 2018

In celebration of Public Health Week, UNC Charlotte and Tresata today announced a far reaching new partnership designed to make Charlotte, NC one of the healthiest cities in the world by 2025. This goal will be met using advanced data analytics, empowering the local community with actionable knowledge, and advancing health entrepreneurship in Charlotte.

Through this partnership faculty...

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Dr. Dena Evans Named Director of the School of Nursing

   March 22, 2018

The UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Dena Evans as Director of School of Nursing.

Over her 15-year academic career, Evans has worked for both the North Carolina Community College and North Carolina University systems, receiving multiple awards for teaching over that time. Her professional interests include working with...

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Three Faculty Recognized for Contributions to the Nursing Profession

   March 22, 2018

Dr. Willie Mae Abel, Dr. Kathleen Jordan and Peggy MacKay were all recently recognized and honored for their expert contributions to the nursing profession. Dr. Abel received a KO1 Mentored Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood, Institute, Dr. Jordan was inducted as a Fellow in Academy of Emergency Nursing and McKay recently passed the...

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UNC Charlotte Master’s Student Tapped for American Health Council Position

   March 15, 2018

UNC Charlotte nursing master’s student Brandon Bryant has been selected as a member of the Board of Nurses for the American Health Council (AHC).

According to AHC: “Brandon's seven years within the healthcare industry are marked by a deep-seeded passion for patient autonomy and effective clinical care. He boasts a dynamic healthcare...

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Fifth Annual UNC Charlotte Veterans' Conference to Address Women Veterans’ Health and Reintegration

   January 23, 2018

A daylong conference will bring top experts to UNC Charlotte’s campus to discuss strategies to serve women veterans transitioning from active military to civilian lives.

“Joining Forces for Women Veterans’ Health and Reintegration,” is free and open to the public, and will be held February 27, 2018 at the UNC Charlotte Student Union.

National, state, and regional experts,...

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Nursing Professor Christine Elnitsky Wins Alumni Award from Old Dominion University

   November 1, 2017
In celebration its 50th Anniversary, the Old Dominion School of Nursing has honored seven alumni whose accomplishments have made a lasting impression and significant contribution to the nursing profession. Dr. Christine Elnitsky, an associate professor...

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