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IUSON: A Legacy of Leadership

Celebrating 100 Years of Nursing (1914-2014)

Since our doors opened in 1914, the IU School of Nursing has been a catalyst for change in education, practice, and research. That spirit of innovation lives on in our students and 30,000 living alumni across the globe.

Points of Pride

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    Congratulations to Janet Carpenter, associate dean for research and scholarship. She has been named a distinguished professor by the IU Board of Trustees. It is the highest academic rank the university can bestow upon its faculty. Read more »

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    IUSON will be hosting a joint reception with the Central Indiana Organization of Clinical Nurse Specialists at the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists conference in San Diego. The reception will take place on Thursday, March 5 at 7pm on the Sunset Terrace of the Loews Coronado Bay Resort. We will celebrate the creation of an IUSON CNS scholarship with wine and refreshments.

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    On February 19, associate professor and associate dean for Global Affairs Mary Beth Riner received the 2015 Susan Buck Sutton Faculty & Staff Award from the IUPUI Office of International Affairs. The award recognizes individuals who have supported and enhanced study abroad programing at IUPUI. Recipients are selected based on their efforts to promote a campus climate where students are encouraged to study abroad and new programs are developed and supported.

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    PhD student Cindy Bradley has been selected to present four abstracts at prominent conferences this year. She will have podium presentations at the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning Conference in Atlanta, GA in June and Sigma Theta Tau International’s 26th International Nursing Research Congress in San Juan, Puerto Rico in July. Cindy will also have podium and poster presentations at the National League for Nursing Education Summit in Las Vegas, NV in the fall.

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    IUSON adjunct assistant professor Joyce Pittman will be receiving an American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Impact Research Grant for her proposal “Unavoidable Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcers.” The project will receive $47,750 of funding, and Dr. Pittman’s manuscript of research findings will appear in the American Journal of Critical Care.

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    Professor and director of the PhD program Susan Rawl will receive funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for her proposal “Future of Nursing Scholars (FNS).” FNS will provide financial support, leadership training, and a national network of colleagues to two students who commit to completing the PhD program in three years. The foundation will provide $150,000 and IUSON will contribute an additional $100,000, allowing each student access to $125,000 for the three years.

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