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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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    Distinguished professor and endowed chair Victoria L. Champion, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Holmquist Professor and RESPECT Center and T32 co-director Joan Haase, PhD, RN, FAAN, and PhD student Andrea Cohee (among other authors) published an article in the journal Cancer. The article is entitled “Comparison of Younger and Older Breast Cancer Survivors and Age-Matched Controls on Specific and Overall Quality of Life Domains.”

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    IUSON is receiving a two-year, $700,000 award from HRSA for the “Advanced Education Nurse Traineeship” project led by associate professor and associate dean of Graduate Programs, Patricia Ebright, PhD, CNS, RN, FAAN. The project accelerates graduation and transition to primary care practice for students in the NP tracks of the MSN program. The project also aims to increase NP diversity by including at least 30% of trainees (per year) from underrepresented student populations.

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    Professor and associate dean for Research and Scholarship Janet Carpenter, PhD, RN, FAAN and assistant professor Julie Otte, PhD, RN, OCN, will serve as co-principal investigators on a project with Baylor University. The project is an R34 grant funded by National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine at the NIH. The researchers’ goal is to discover a user-friendly method to treat sleep disturbances in menopausal women.

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    Associate Professor Carol Shieh, DNSc, RNC-OB, has recently been appointed as assistant chairperson for the Department of Community and Health Systems, IU School of Nursing. Shieh has been acting in that capacity since August 1. Congratulations!

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    R25 fellow Rebecca Adams’ article "Cancer Survivors’ Uptake and Adherence in Diet and Exercise Intervention Trials: An Integrative Data Analysis" was published in the journal Cancer. In her article, Rebecca analyzes multiple large RCTs to examine cancer survivors' adoption of and adherence to lifestyle intervention trials based on gender, race, age, cancer type, and time since diagnosis.

  • Cover of the school's new history book

    A Legacy of Leadership: Indiana University School of Nursing 1914-2014 charts the growth of the School from its earliest years to the present day, a model for research in clinical care, distinction in nursing education, and evidence-based education for the practice of nursing. Order your copy today and use the code EMXIUN for free shipping. Read more »

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