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The Dedication of the ROTC Nursing Students

JMU ROTC nursing cadets balance the rigors of the nursing program along with the demands of the ROTC program and excel.

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Overcoming Disaster

September 26, 2014

Linell Patterson, a graduate nursing student, did not know much about the field of disaster nursing prior to a disaster relief workshop in Japan that she attended along with Dr. Maria deValpine.

PHOTO: Dr. Erika Metzler SawinDr. Erika Metzler Sawin is Awarded Fulbright Grant to India

September 17, 2014

Dr. Erika Metzler Sawin, assistant nursing professor, became one of the first professors from the College of Health and Behavioral Studies to receive a Fulbright grant to teach in India.

PHOTO: SACCeremony Welcomes New Nursing Students to Profession

September 15, 2014

James Madison University held a White Coat Ceremony to welcome 90 new nursing students to the profession and to set clear expectations regarding their future role as nurses. View photos from the event.

PHOTO: Burruss hallJMU Nursing Receives Grant to Address Rural Chronic Health Conditions

August 27, 2014

James Madison University has received a federal grant to develop an interprofessional doctor of nursing practice program to improve access to rural mental health and cardiovascular care.


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Welcome to JMU Nursing

Dr. Julie Sanford

Our mission is to prepare nursing leaders to influence a changing profession, society, health care system, and world.  The students, faculty and staff in our department meet the challenge to Be the Change in our university and in society. More >

Simulation in Nursing
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Diversity in Nursing