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News Releases for IU School of Nursing

UCLA School of Nursing International Leader is the 2011 Davis-Sams Visiting Professor at the IU School of Nursing

Adey NyamathiSeptember 26, 2011 — Adey Nyamathi, ANP, PhD, FAAN is the 2011 Davis-Sams Visiting Professor at the Indiana University School of Nursing (IUSON). Dr. Nyamathi will be here in Indianapolis on October 5-6, 2011 to meet with a diverse group of faculty, students, and staff.

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IU School of Nursing Appoints Claire B. Draucker to the Angela Barron McBride Professorship in Mental Health Nursing

Claire B. DrauckerSeptember 13, 2011 — The IU School of Nursing (IUSON) is pleased to announce that Claire B. Draucker, PhD, RN, has been appointed to the Angela Barron McBride Professorship in Mental Health Nursing, named in honor of Angela Barron McBride, PhD, RN, FAAN, distinguished professor-university dean emerita.

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IU School of Nursing Appoints Janet S. Carpenter to the Sally Reahard Chair

September 13, 2011 — The IU School of Nursing (IUSON) is pleased to announce that Janet S. Carpenter, PhD, RN, FAAN has been appointed to the Sally Reahard Chair in the school’s Center for Enhancing Quality of Life in Chronic Illness (CEQL). Dr. Carpenter joined the faculty in 2003 and has made many significant contributions in service to the research community at the school, university, and national level.

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Dr. Champion named associate director of population science at IU Simon Cancer Center

Victoria ChampionAugust 5, 2011 — Victoria Champion, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., Distinguished Professor at the Indiana University School of Nursing, has been named associate director of population science at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center.

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Columbus Foundations Make Scholarship Gifts to School of Nursing at IUPUC

July 13, 2011 — The nursing education program at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus (IUPUC) has received two gifts totaling $40,000 from two Columbus-based charitable foundations. Both gifts will be used to provide scholarships for nursing students in the 2011-12 and 2012-13 academic years.

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Writing DNR Orders Takes Longer, Death More Likely When Surrogate Decision-Maker Involved

Alexia TorkeJuly 13, 2011 — Indiana University and Regenstrief Institute researchers report that it takes significantly longer for orders to forgo resuscitation in the event of cardiac arrest to be written for patients who had that decision made for them by a surrogate decision-maker compared to patients who made their own decisions, even though patients with a surrogate were sicker and the resuscitation issue might arise sooner. Among patients who died, patients with a surrogate had a shorter time frame between writing the DNR order and time of death compared to patients who made their own decisions.

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Scholarship Support Helps IU School of Nursing Kenyan Doctoral Student, Naomi Mutea, Reach Her Full Potential

Naomi MuteaJune 2, 2011 — Naomi Mutea, MSN, student in IU School of Nursing’s inaugural Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) cohort and faculty member at Moi University School of Medicine, Department of Nursing, Kenya, has been awarded the P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship. The scholarship provides tuition, fees, books and living expenses, enabling Mutea to continue her DNP studies in Indiana.

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2011 Outstanding IUPUI Students Named

April 14, 2011 — Rachel Rehlander a senior in the School of Science, and Asad Raza, a senior in the School of Engineering and Technology, have been named the most outstanding female and male students at IUPUI for 2011.

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From the Desk of the Chancellor, April 11, 2011

Chancellor Charles R. BantzApril 11, 2011 — The winners of the 2011 Research Frontiers Trailblazer Awards at Friday’s ( April 8, 2011) IUPUI Research Day garnered honors for research on Afro-Brazilian religious practices, the biology of ovarian cancer, and the metabolism and reparative ability of bone.

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National Institutes of Health Rank Indiana University School of Nursing in Top Ten for Federally Funded Research

Marion Broome March 28, 2011 — The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently released its ranking of the nation’s top 80 schools and colleges of nursing, positioning the Indiana University School of Nursing as 9th. The School has been consistently ranked in the Top 10 in four of the past five years.

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'U.S. News' Gives High Marks to Nursing, Law, Business and Med Grad Programs

School of Nursing Dean Marion BroomeMarch 15, 2011 — Business, law, medicine and nursing graduate programs on the IUPUI campus are again ranked among the top programs in the nation, according to the U.S. News and World Report’s 2012 Best Graduate Schools rankings released today (March 15, 2011).

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