Category: School of Nursing

Johns Hopkins named Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

October 25, 2010

The National League for Nursing has named the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education. According to the NLN website, schools so designated “demonstrate sustained, evidence-based and substantive innovation in the selected area; conduct ongoing research to document the effectiveness of such innovation; set high standards for themselves; […]

School of Nursing welcomes its largest incoming class

September 7, 2010

The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing has welcomed its highest enrollment of entering baccalaureate students since it opened in 1984. The new class of 154 traditional baccalaureate students began its academic journey on Aug. 25. Combined with the total students in all baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs, the school has 775 students for the […]

New cohort of Chinese doctoral students arrives at JHU Nursing

August 30, 2010

Five doctoral students from China’s Peking Union Medical College will be studying at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing this fall, making up the fourth cohort in a doctoral program partnership that in 2008 resulted in the first nurse PhD graduate from a Chinese University. “In addition to advancing their dissertation work, the students engage […]

SoN-trained ‘youth mentors’ provide support for new moms

August 2, 2010

New and expecting mothers in Baltimore City have a new resource to help them make the transition to motherhood. On June 28, 13 “youth mentors” were trained in the Text4Baby program by Elizabeth “Betty” Jordan and Ellen Ray of the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing as part of the B’more for Healthy Babies initiative. […]

An oasis for Nursing students

July 6, 2010

The opening of the School of Nursing’s Anne M. Pinkard Building in 1998 was a milestone in the school’s history, as it was the first structure dedicated solely to nursing education at Johns Hopkins. The goal was to put everyone under one roof. The result: The space filled immediately. Since then, the School of Nursing […]

Dean Martha Hill of the School of Nursing

April 26, 2010

This is the fourth in a yearlong series of talks with the leaders of Johns Hopkins’ nine academic divisions and the Applied Physics Laboratory. Martha Hill, a Johns Hopkins faculty member since 1980, became dean of the School of Nursing in July 2002 after a one-year role as interim dean. A tireless and passionate champion […]

Pediatric palliative care initiative launched by JHU researchers

March 8, 2010

An initiative to build empathy and understanding among medical professionals who treat children with chronic health conditions has been awarded a $1 million two-year grant from the National Institute for Nursing Research, an agency of the National Institutes of Health. Co-directed by Cynda H. Rushton, associate professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, the […]

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing kicks off a three-day celebration of diversity on Monday, Feb. 22.

February 15, 2010

The annual celebration, honoring Diversity Week, is co-sponsored by the JHU SoN Cultural Competency and Diversity Committee, the school’s Returned Peace Corps Fellows, the Johns Hopkins Nursing Alumni Association and JHU Nursing Students United for Advocacy and Action. The special events and exhibits scheduled for the week focus on ethnic, cultural and spiritual diversity. Monday, […]

Assessing cardio care for HIV/AIDS patients

February 8, 2010

In a three-year study of 700 Baltimore patients with HIV/AIDS, Jason Farley, an assistant professor in the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, will explore the effectiveness of health care clinicians in preventing cardiovascular disease in HIV/AIDS patients. “In an HIV/AIDS clinic population, we’re very focused on treating HIV, but we’re also involved in providing primary […]

Goal: Improve cardio health in Baltimore substance abusers

January 25, 2010

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing researcher Benita Walton-Moss is partnering with Baltimore’s community leaders in reaching out to substance abusers with hypertension, with the goal of improving cardiovascular health. The associate professor is launching a two-and-a-half-year study in a Baltimore neighborhood with the aim of decreasing the high rate of hypertension among African-Americans, particularly those […]

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