CON Faculty Accomplishments
May 28, 2019 12:00 AM
We have two new inductees as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN). Joining last year’s inductees Mardie Clayton and Susanna Cohen are Andrea Wallace and adjunct faculty Kristine Karlsen. Kris and Andrea will be formally inducted as fellows at the October FAAN ceremony in Washington, D.C.
Lauren Clark and Jan Morse presented the following at the Global Qualitative Health Research day as part of the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry held recently at the University of Illinois:
Linda Edelman has been selected to receive the 2019 Amy J. Berman Geriatric Nursing Leadership Award from the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. In her award, it was noted that her work is an excellent reflection of the nursing profession and will be honored at Sigma’s 45th Biennial Convention in Washington, DC in November 2019.
Also selected by Sigma Theta Tau International as an award recipient is Jenny Alderden, one of our newest faculty members, for the 2019 Research Dissertation Award. Nominated by Mollie Cummins, Jenny will also be honored at Sigma’s 45th Biennial Convention in Washington, DC in November. Congratulations Linda and Jenny for these national awards.
At last week’s American College of Nurse Midwives conference last week, our following faculty were featured:
- Christina Elmore presented a workshop on digital and manual rotation of the persistent posterior fetus
- Jessica Ellis and Erin Cole presented a workshop on abnormal uterine bleeding and endometrial biopsy
Our 2nd year midwifery students attended the Capitol Hill Advocacy Event last Monday, where they met with Senators and Representatives to discuss key initiatives on women’s health, accompanied by our midwifery faculty.
Robert Sylvester graduated with his Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) this past week from the University of Colorado College of Nursing. Robert’s scholarly project title was: Improving patient lifestyle change through implementing recommended universal lipid screening among 9 to 12 year-old children using a non-fasting point-of-care lipid screen: A quality improvement project. Congratulations, Dr. Sylvester.