The magazine of the School of Nursing of UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
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Nursing Students Participate in National Policy Summit

Four students from the School of Nursing participated in the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Student Policy Summit in March in Washington, D.C. They traveled to D.C. with Dean Eileen Breslin, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, who funded their travel through the Dr. Patty L. Hawken...
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SUNRISE: Mentoring Program Unveils New Career Path to Student

By participating in the SUNRISE program, Cristina Cruz was introduced to the world of research and nursing. This unique experience has led her to setting her sights on attaining her Ph.D. in nursing research.
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SUNRISE: Student Conducting Research to Help Mothers, Babies

Acceptance into the nursing school's SUNRISE program is confirming Aisha "Eesh" Silva's decision to further her education by earning a graduate degree after she completes her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She wants to be a pediatric nurse and a nurse researcher in the community.
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SUNRISE: Student Research Geared to Reducing Muscle Wasting Due to Prostate Cancer

Undergraduate student Derek Wallace brought previous lab experience to the SUNRISE program, but he was excited to learn he would actually plan the research project, perform experiments, conduct statistical analysis, and disseminate the findings.
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SUNRISE: Filipino Student, Professor Study Effects of Typhoon on Mothers, Children

Undergraduate student Bryan Ralloma teamed up with mentor M. Danet Lapiz Bluhm, Ph.D., RN, to study the health consequences of prenatal maternal stress following Typhoon Haiyan in their native homeland of the Philippines.
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SUNRISE: Summer Undergraduate Nursing Research Immersion Experience

The School of Nursing created the Summer Undergraduate Nursing Research Immersion Experience (SUNRISE) to guide students toward successfully completing undergraduates degrees and then enrolling in graduate school.
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Faculty Member Co-Authors Online Simulation Educators Toolkit

Lisa D. Sievers, M.S.N., RN, and colleagues from the 2015 cohort of the National League of Nursing (NLN) Leadership Development Program for Simulation Educators had their “Faculty Development Toolkit for Simulation Resources” published by the NLN as an online resource.
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Professor Presented National Cultural Diversity Award

Norma Martinez Rogers, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, received the 2017 Diversity, Inclusion, and Sustainability in Nursing Education Lectureship Award from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.
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School of Nursing Hires Vice Dean for Practice and Engagement

Cindy Sickora, D.N.P., RN, has joined the School of Nursing as vice dean for practice and engagement. This position provides transformational leadership and guidance for the faculty practice plan and administers the clinical enterprise in the school.
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Professor Inducted as AAN Fellow

Karine Crow, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, was inducted as a 2016 Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. She was one of 164 nurse leaders from across the country selected for this honor.
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