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Nursing Professor Engages the World

Nursing faculty member Erika Sawin was awarded a Fulbright-Nehru scholarship to teach nursing, public health, and medical students in Puducherry, India in spring 2015.

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PHOTO: Health Practioner and patientDNP Student Implements Program to Reduce Antibiotic Overuse

May 10, 2016

Kristina Blyer (‘16), DNP student and Associate Director of Clinical Operations at Student Health Services, has implemented a new shared decision making guide at the University Health Center.

PHOTO:JMU nursing studentsStudents Start Chapter of NSWB

May 4, 2016

This spring, students from JMU’s School of Nursing started their own chapter of Nursing Students Without Borders (NSWB) under the leadership of Magdalena ‘Maggie’ Rhea (‘16).

PHOTO:JMU nursing faculty and students5K Hosted to Honor Late Professor

May 4, 2016

On March 19, faculty and student organizations such as the local chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society, NSA, and the Student Advisory Council collaborated to host a 5k with around 100 participants.

PHOTO: Karen JagielloNursing Faculty Earns Scholarship

April 13, 2016

Karen Jagiello, an assistant professor in the JMU School of Nursing, was recently selected to be a Jonas Scholar 2016-2018 for her role in promoting nursing leadership.

PHOTO: JMU students and Valley Scholars

Valley Scholars Celebrate Family Day with CHBS Activities

April 6, 2016

Valley Scholars’ second Annual Family Day was held on December fifth exclusively with departments from the College of Health and Behavioral Studies (CHBS) on the JMU campus.

PHOTO:Amanda RiveraJMU Alumna Will Knock You Out

March 24, 2016

Amanda Rivera (’08) is probably hard to miss at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Her position as a nurse anesthetist comes with great responsibility, as she works with surgeons and anesthesiologists to decide the best anesthetic to use for specific patients.

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