A new Veterans BSN program at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., aims to make the transition easier for veterans pursuing nursing careers.
Jeanne Alhusen, assistant professor at John Hopkins University School of Nursing in Baltimore, has received a March of Dimes Saving Babies award.
The University of Maryland School of Nursing has appointed assistant professor Sherrie Lessans, RN, as director of its clinical nurse leader option.
The University of Maryland School of Nursing’s Debra L. Spunt Simulation Laboratories has received accreditation in teaching and education from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. UMSON is one of two simulation laboratories accredited in the Mid-Atlantic region, according to a news release. SSH seeks to improve performance and reduce errors in patient care through
Barbara Resnick, PhD, RN, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP, professor and Sonia Ziporkin Gershowitz Chair in Gerontology at the University of Maryland School of Nursing in Baltimore, recently was voted president-elect of the Gerontological Society of America, according to a news release. She will begin in the new role in November. Barbara Resnick, RN Resnick
Erika Friedmann, PhD, has been appointed associate dean of research for the University of Maryland School of Nursing in Baltimore. In her new role, Friedmann will provide leadership in the development, implementation and evaluation of strategies for achieving research and scholarship goals, according to a news release. Erika Friedman, PhD Friedmann, a professor
Tanya Allen, RN, director of health services at Roland Park Place in Baltimore, was selected by Baltimore magazine for its inaugural Excellence in Nursing Top Nurses 2015 list. Allen was one of 50 Baltimore nurses saluted in the May issue for “going beyond the call of duty” as a registered nurse at Roland Park Place,
By Donna Novak, DNP, RN Nurse.com prides itself on recognizing the accomplishments of nurses of excellence at the GEM (Giving Excellence Meaning) Awards events. This year’s DC/Maryland/Virginia GEM Awards dinner was held June 10 in Greenbelt, Md. Six winners were chosen from 30 finalists in the categories of Advancing and Leading the Profession, Clinical Nursing,
Joan Warren, PhD, RN-BC, NEA-BC, director of nursing research and Magnet at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center in Baltimore, has been selected as a 2015 Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, one of the highest honors in the field of nursing, according to a news release. Recognized for her leadership and commitment to continuous