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PhD Student Receives SNRS AwardCongratulations to PhD Student Binu Koirala, who has been selected to receive the Southern Nursing Research Society 2018 Dissertation Award for her project "Heart Failure Self Care in Nepal."
Congratulations, May 2018 Graduates!Congratulations to the May 2018 class of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing! A total of 194 students walked the stage at Tuesday's ceremony, including the largest PhD class to ever graduate. Mark Ganz, president and CEO of Cambia Health Solutions, provided the keynote address, and Tamryn Gray delivered student remarks.
Rising Faculty Receive Promotions
Dr. Chakra Budhathoki—Associate Professor. He is an applied statistician, an expert in the design, analysis, and reporting of both experimental research and observational studies.
Dr. Shawna Mudd—Associate Professor. She focuses on improving pain management and pain-related outcomes for children experiencing both acute and chronic pain as well as curriculum innovation for pediatric programs.
Dr. Erin Wright—Assistant Professor. She is a Certified Nurse-Midwife and a board-certified Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse. Her clinical areas of expertise include mind-body medicine, centering pregnancy, labor support, breastfeeding, adolescent pregnancy, and non-pharmacologic pain relief in labor.
All Things Death and Dying
Death and dying are taboo topics in many social settings and underrepresented in health profession training. A new research study by Katie Nelson, Dr. Rebecca Wright, Dr. Martha Abshire, Dean Patricia Davidson, describes the use of the Death Cafe' model as a forum for engaging students in discussion of death and dying with their peers and other health professionals. A Death Cafe´ is an opportunity for individuals to gather in an informal environment to exchange thoughts about issues associated with death, dying, loss, and illness. Read more.
Excellence in Medication SafetyDr. Vinciya Pandian and Dr. Kristen Brown's DNP/PhD Student Emma M. Sexton received the E. Robert Feroli Award for Excellence in Medication Safety from the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. Her capstone and research projects surround timely recognition of acute kidney injury by nurses and recognizing medications likely to cause it.