Front from left: Sergio Arellano-Ayala (MSN-AGACNP), Allyssa Garcia (ABSN), Stephanie Lopez (MSN-AGACNP), Kelley Greene (DNP) and Allison Stepanenko (MSN-FNP). Back from left: Paula Maldonado (MSN-AGACNP), Dr. Sara Gill and Dr. David Byrd.

Nursing Students Learn in England

May 3, 2018

Six students from the School of Nursing joined School of Health Professions students in an interprofessional international experience at Coventry University in Coventry, England, over Spring Break.

Eileen T. Breslin, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, serves as dean and the Dr. Patty L. Hawken Nursing Endowed Professor for the School of Nursing.

Dean’s Message

May 3, 2018

Our vision is simple and bold: We make lives better by promoting health as an act of social justice.

Nurse Researcher Earns Rising Star Award from UT System

May 3, 2018

Carolyn E.Z. Pickering, Ph.D., RN, assistant professor of nursing, received a Rising STAR Award from the UT System, a first for the School of Nursing.

Professor Receives Community Engagement Hero Award

May 3, 2018

Janna Lesser, Ph.D., RN, professor of nursing, has been selected to receive a Community Engagement Hero Award from the Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science.

Faculty Member Inducted into Tuskegee University ROTC Military Hall of Fame

May 3, 2018

Retired Col. Clarice Golightly-Jenkins, Ph.D., RN, was inducted in October 2017 into the Tuskegee University ROTC Military Hall of Fame.

Associate Professor Inducted as Fellow of AANP

May 3, 2018

Wendy J. Lee, D.N.P., FNP-BC, FAANP, RN, associate professor/clinical, was inducted as a fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Director of Admissions, Special Programs Joins School

May 3, 2018

Henry M. Cantu, M.A., has joined the School of Nursing as director of admissions and special programs. This position provides leadership in planning, developing and implementing recruitment, admissions and outreach programs for the nursing school.

New Associate Dean for Finance, Administration Hired

May 3, 2018

Jennifer Johnstone, M.B.A., has joined the School of Nursing as associate dean for finance and administration. This position provides budgeting, accounting, financial reporting, strategic financial planning, and other administrative support to the nursing school.

Blazing a Trail

November 10, 2017

Stephen E. Harris, Ph.D., professor and director of research for periodontics, is now in his fifth decade of performing cutting-edge molecular research.

Devon Harris, fourth-year dental student, and Hevony Rodriguez, third-year dental student, are among the initial recipients of Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students.

The Domino Effect

November 10, 2017

A $2.4 million, four-year federal grant is allowing the dental school to enroll and retain students from disadvantaged backgrounds, and, by reducing their financial burden, helping them to possibly return to underserved areas to provide dental care.

Dental Students Enjoy NIDCR Internship

November 10, 2017

Dental students Kyle Gopffarth and Brandon Key spent last summer participating in internships at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.

A Lifelong Dedication

November 10, 2017

Birgit Junfin Glass, D.D.S., M.S., was one of the first female graduates of the dental school. She then spent the next 42 years at her alma mater dedicated to students, colleagues and academia.