The magazine of the School of Nursing of UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
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Leading the Charge for Change

Alumna Wren Deavers, D.N.P., APRN, CPNP-PC, used knowledge gained from her D.N.P. courses to improve the treatment of children with asthma in rural Texas.
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The Road Less Travelled

Alumna Victoria Flores, M.S.N., RN, is finding her niche in a non-traditional nursing role. She has brought her nursing skills and knowledge to the environmental health and safety department of a biotech company in San Francisco.
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Breaking Barriers

Moonju Lee, Ph.D., M.SN., RN, has dedicated her research to understanding why Korean Americans have high incidences of colorectal cancer, but some of the lowest rates of cancer screening.
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Fulfilling Her Mother’s Prophecy

Barbara Aranda-Naranjo, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, grew up the child of a migrant worker, but her mother knew she was destined to be a nurse. This nurse leader's career has included positions at the local and national levels.
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Surpassing a Childhood Goal

Alumna Patricia A. Patrician, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, always wanted to be a nurse. After 26 years in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, she continues today to fulfill her childhood dream as a university professor.
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A Perfect Partnership

Students, hospitals and patients are benefiting from a new internship between the School of Nursing and the Methodist Healthcare System.
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Transforming Health Care Through Advanced Nursing Science

The School of Nursing offers two doctoral degrees -- the Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing and the Doctor of Nursing Practice -- that are preparing nurse leaders to champion systemic changes in health care.
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Advancing Veterans’ Health Care

Assistant Professor Vicky Dittmar, M.S.N., Class of 2001, and husband Dale Dittmar chose to honor their fathers' military service by establishing the Dale and Victoria Dittmar Nursing Endowment.
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School of Nursing Hires Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs and Diversity

Savitri Singh-Carlson, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, has joined the School of Nursing as vice dean for faculty affairs and diversity. This position provides a supportive infrastructure to enhance the academic and behavioral environment that will support diversity of the school’s faculty,...
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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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