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Baernholdt Joins Carolina Nursing as New Associate Dean of Global Initiatives

August 1, 2019

Marianne Baernholdt joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing today as the new associate dean for global initiatives. An international scholar, Baernholdt has dedicated her career to teaching and mentoring students and junior faculty in leadership, quality and safety. She is an experienced primary investigator and co-investigator on several federal grants,… Read more »

Carolina Nursing Professors Help Build Japan’s First Doctor of Nursing Program

August 10, 2018

Professor SeonAe Yeo and Assistant Professor Mark Toles traveled to Tokyo, Japan last month to work with St. Luke’s International University to help further develop the nation’s first doctor of nursing practice (DNP) program. Together, Drs. Yeo and Toles taught courses, held faculty development seminars, attended DNP faculty working group meetings and consulted with individual faculty members and students throughout the… Read more »

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UNC School of Nursing Ranks 6th in World Rankings

July 27, 2018

The UNC School of Nursing ranks 6th among nursing schools the world over and third among US schools of nursing according to ShanghaiRanking’s Academic Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018 report. The new rankings demonstrate a four-point rise from 2017 when the School ranked 10th overall. Considered the most influential international ranking by the Chronicle of Higher Education, the annual… Read more »

Shalala to Deliver School of Nursing Spring 2018 Commencement Address

March 21, 2018

Former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Donna E. Shalala, will deliver the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing spring 2018 commencement address. Dr. Shalala requires little introduction. Though perhaps best known as the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services for eight years during the Clinton Administration, Dr. Shalala’s career… Read more »

Carolina Nursing Joins IntraHealth for US Launch of Nursing Now Global Campaign

February 27, 2018

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing joined IntraHealth International on Feb. 27, 2018, as the U.S. launch site of the global health campaign, Nursing Now. The three-year campaign aims to raise the status and profile of nursing worldwide. With the collaboration of the World Health Organization and the International Council of Nurses, the campaign will work to empower nurses,… Read more »

First Quality Bladder Care Initiative at UNC School of Nursing Has International Reach

December 21, 2017

First Quality, a manufacturer of adult incontinence care products, has established a new, three-year bladder health initiative at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing. Designed to partner with Umphlet Distinguished Professor Mary H. Palmer, an expert in urinary incontinence and gerontology, the initiative aims to prepare the next generation of nurse leaders… Read more »

School of Nursing Strong Contributor to International Family Nursing Conference

June 19, 2017

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing was well-represented at the 13th Annual International Family Nursing Conference held in Pamplona, Spain last week, headlining nearly a dozen lectures, presentations and posters. Participants included faculty members Nancy Havill, Louise Fleming, Marcia Van Riper, George Knafl and Kathy Knafl, and doctoral students Anna Lee,… Read more »

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SON Welcomes Home First Class of Study Abroad Students

June 12, 2017

The School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill welcomed its first class of study abroad students the week of June 12, 2017. Nursing students Harry Adams, Maddie Lewis and Savannah Samuel were selected as the 2017 Cronenwett Global Health Scholars. On May 8, they traveled to Jonkoping University in Sweden with Dr…. Read more »

School of Nursing Finalizes Relationship with St. Luke’s International University

April 18, 2017

Mami Kayama, chairperson and professor in the Graduate School of Nursing at St. Luke’s International University in Tokyo, Japan, will be visiting the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing April 25 through 26. She will give a presentation titled “Process and Prospects” about the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program St. Luke’s is… Read more »

Collaboration with the Universidad Autonόma de Tamaulipas School of Nursing Leads to Mentorship and Grant Proposals

March 15, 2017

Diane Berry recently returned from another productive trip to The Universidad Autonόma de Tamaulipas School of Nursing, Tampico, Tamaulipas, México where she continued a collaboration begun in 2009 and renewed in 2016 that has strengthened the tripartite mission of research, teaching and service of both schools. Berry has worked closely with the Directora M.C.E. Dra…. Read more »