School of Nursing

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 »

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 »

Havens Named to Sigma Theta Tau International Researcher Hall of Fame

February 23, 2017

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor Donna Havens will be inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International‘s Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame at the International Nursing Research Conference in Dublin, Ireland this July. The International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame was founded in 2010 to recognize nurse researchers who have achieved significant and sustained broad… Read more »

School of Nursing Global Health Scholar Studies Effects of Fistula on Women in Mali

November 19, 2016

Ingrid Marzuola traveled to Mali this summer as a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing Global Health Scholar to continue her studies on the effects of fistula, a devastating and serious injury resulting from prolonged obstructed labor, and to assist with IntraHealth International’s End Shame: Restore Dignity campaign to prevent and treat the condition. Marzuola, who is… Read more »