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  • Faculty Impact: Preventing Sexual Assaults on Campus and Beyond through Research, Technology and Outreach
    “I was working in a clinic and realized there was a big disconnect in what sexual assault survivors wanted and what we were providing,” said Michelle Munro-Kramer, PhD, CNM, FNP-BC, a University of Michigan School of Nursing (UMSN) assistant professor.
    Jan 17, 2017
  • Get to know your faculty: Elissa “Ellie” Wagner
    “The first shot I ever gave was to a lamb,” said Ellie Wagner, DNP, RN. “I’m a rural girl and grew up raising farm animals. I think many of those lessons translate really well to nursing. Raising animals teaches important lessons about responsibility, empathy, setting goals and even decision making like which syringe size to use.”Dr. Wagner now balances family life and raising sheep on a small Washtenaw County farm with her teaching position as a clinical instructor in UMSN’s Undergraduate Nursing program.
    Jan 10, 2017
  • U-M School of Nursing adds senior director for diversity, equity and inclusion
    The University of Michigan School of Nursing today announced the addition of Rushika Patel, Ph.D., to its staff as the school’s first director for diversity, equity and inclusion. “Our students, faculty and staff will benefit greatly from Rushika’s breadth of experience and knowledge,” commented UMSN Dean Patricia D.
    Jan 10, 2017
  • MLK Jr. Day events in January: Health Sciences bring Dr. Mosoka Fallah and book dialogue to campus
      January means the kick-off to the University of Michigan’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium. This year’s theme is “The Sounds of Change” and pays attention to auditory experiences of change: the cacophony, the hum, the whisper, the dialogue as we bring change into our world.
    Jan 05, 2017
  • Welcome, New University of Michigan School of Nursing Faculty Members
    The University of Michigan School of Nursing (UMSN) is pleased to begin the new year by welcoming two new faculty members.  Dr. Massy Mutumba was promoted from research fellow to assistant professor in UMSN’s Health Behavior and Biological Sciences department. Dr. Mutumba's research focuses on the well-being of children and adolescents living with HIV and AIDS.
    Jan 03, 2017
  • Data is Not like Wine; It Doesn’t Get Better with Age
    UMSN faculty member shares how family loss caused her to question herself and her career before leading her to new inspiration to improve patient outcomes. “I’m a nurse and I couldn’t do more to prevent my father’s death,” said Patricia Abbott, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI. “The guilt stays with you. I will never stop wondering if I could have done more. His medical records were a mess and the care team was drowning in data but starving for information.”
    Dec 22, 2016

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