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Jul 16, 2018

​ABSN '18 alumna Lucy Frank recently won third place for her nursing student essay entitled "The Fish Tank."

Frank submitted her essay to the Hope Babette tang Humanism in Healthcare Essay Contest. The Hope Babette Tang Humanism in Healthcare Essay Contest asks medical and nursing...

Jun 29, 2018

MSN alumna Catherine Sellers was recently named The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) 2018 Woman of the Year. Having raised $167,098 over a 10-week period (March 27 through June 9), Seller's cinched the local chapter's Woman of the Year title.

"Participating in this philanthropic...

Jun 29, 2018

DNP alumna Jennifer Uhlenbrock recently published an article entitled "CE: A Review of Current Practice in Transfusion Therapy" in the American Journal of Nursing. Co-authors include Margaret Carman and Sara Marie McClintock.


In the United States, roughly 4.5 million...

Jun 29, 2018

DNP alumna Amy Bell recently received the Outstanding Quality Improvement Project Paper Award at the National Association of Women’s Health Obstetrics and Neonatal Nursing convention in Tampa, FL.

Her paper was entitled "Implementing a Systematic Approach to Reduce Cesarean Birth Rates in...

Jun 20, 2018

DNP alumna Jennifer Schieferle Uhlenbrock recently published an article entitled "Isopropyl Alcohol Poisoning" in American Nurse Today. 

Read here article here. 

Jun 08, 2018

DNP '11 alumna Sara Emory was recently appointed to Senior Director of Behavioral Health Sciences and Chief of Psychiatric Nursing for Duke University Health System. Her new title was effective June 1, 2018 and she will report to Carey Unger with a dotted line to Mary Ann Fuchs. 


May 29, 2018

​D-CHIPP consulting associate, advisory board member and DNP'17 alumna Susan Haynes Little was recently appointed to a national Task Force by the Quad Council Coalition of Public Health Nursing Organizations (QCC) to review and revise the Core Competencies for Public Health Nursing. The updated ...

May 15, 2018

MSN alumna Jennifer Gentry recently received the HPNA Distinguished Nursing Practice Award at the Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care. 

The HPNA Distinguished Nursing Practice Award recognizes a nurse who has long provided care for individuals with serious illness and their...

May 01, 2018

DNP and MSN alumna Crystal Hayden will be the speaker for the 2018 Nash Community College Associate Degree Nursing graduate pinning ceremony. Read the full article entitled "Pinning ceremony set for NCC Nursing grads" published in the Rocky Mount Telegram.

Apr 16, 2018

DNP alumna Ariella Jolly, Anne Derouin, Valerie Sabol and colleagues recently published an article entitled "Protocol for Treating Obese Pediatric Patients" in The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. Zach Wachtl is a co-author of the article. 


This quality improvement project...