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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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    Cynthia D. Hollingsworth, MS, BS, AAS, IUSON coordinator of Instructional Design, was awarded a Certificate of Reviewing Excellence from Elsevier and the Editors of Clinical Simulation in Nursing .This award is only given out once a year to a small, hand-picked selection of reviewers as recognition of hard work and contribution to the publication of scientific and medical research. Congratulations!

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    Deanna Reising, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, ANEF, associate professor and MSN Education Track coordinator, has been honored as a 2014 Macy Faculty Scholar by The Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation. Each scholar will engage in activities to enhance their career as an educator, as well as pursue a mentored educational innovation project at their home institution. Congratulations!

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    IUSON PhD student Lisa J. Scarton, BSN, RN (top), Professor Tamilyn Bakas, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN (middle), and Assistant Professor Wendy R. Miller, PhD, RN, CCRN, co-wrote an article that was published on SAGE Journals online early this summer. The article is entitled, “Needs and Concerns of Family Caregivers of Persons With Type 2 Diabetes: An Integrated Review of Cross-cultural Literature With Implications for the American Indian Population.”

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    Linda Q. Everett, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, IU Health executive vice president and chief nurse executive, was named a Sagamore of the Wabash by Indiana Governor Mike Pence. The award was made during an awards banquet of the Philippine Nurses Association of Indiana. Linda Everett also received the Nursing Excellence and Achievement Award from the professional organization for exemplary achievements in the practice of nursing.

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    Associate Professor Sheri L. Robb (far right) was invited to serve as a featured scientific speaker on music therapy research in oncology at the spring meeting entitled, “Music Therapy Research in Oncology: Therapeutic Outcomes, Mechanisms, and Directions for Future Research.” There were more than 20 professional board-certified music therapists and music therapy students in attendance. They had the opportunity to share information on music therapy research with representatives from a wide range of NIH Institutes and Centers. Pictured left to right, Dr. Andrea Farbman, Executive Director, American Music Therapy Association; Dr. Debra Burns, Associate Professor, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology @ IUPUI; Dr. Avi Rasooly, NCI, Office of Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Dr. Jeri Miller, Chief, Office of End-of-Life and Palliative Care Research, National Institute of Nursing Research; Dr. Sheri Robb, Associate Professor, Indiana University School of Nursing.

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    The following IUSON faculty members have been awarded promotions, clockwise from upper left: Sue McLennon to associate professor with tenure; Angie McNelis to full professor; Diane Voh Ah to associate professor with tenure; and Yvonne Lu to associate professor with tenure. These faculty members have been tremendous leaders, making remarkable contributions to the School, university, and profession.

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