Finalists have been announced for the 2014 Shining Star Award along with winner of the Peter and Cynthia Rosenwald Star Nurse of the Year Award, all presented annually at the Evening With the Stars gala, 6:30 p.m. September 27 at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON)....Click here to read more.
Gayle Page, RN, DNSc, and Nancy Glass, PhD, MPH, RN, have been chosen for induction to the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame for their contributions to nursing science....Click here to read more.
Formulating an amazing idea for a behavioral intervention is half the battle. For the much more difficult second half there is Developing Behavioral Interventions: A Summer Research Institute (June 11-13, 2014), designed to advance the skills of junior faculty, post-doctoral students, researchers, or investigators with limited experience in health-related behavioral intervention research....Click here to read more.
Awards for outstanding publications, faculty and students taking Chair and Director appointments, and students receiving grants—that’s the latest at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.
Outstanding Books and Journals
Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness: for Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Terrorism and Other Hazards, 3rd edition, edited by Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, received first place in the American Journal of Nursing’s (AJN) Book of the Year Environmental Health category for its high quality and value to nursing. A reviewer from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the book “will continue to serve as both a timely and comprehensive text for this nation’s 2.7 million nurses and for educating the next generation of nursing professionals.” Veenema’s text also received second place in the AJN’s Community-Public Health category.
PhD Candidate Kyounghae Kim, RN, MSN, was awarded a $5,000 grant from the Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation to help support her dissertation study “Health Literacy and Cervical Cancer Screening Behavior among Korean American Women.” In addition to her doctoral research, Kim’s goals include reducing the gap between individuals and the healthcare system and building worldwide knowledge of health disparities.
Chakra Budhathoki, PhD, has been appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Acute and Chronic Care. A member of the American Statistical Association and the International Biometric Society, Budhathoki is an expert in design, analysis, and reporting of experimental and observational studies. He strongly believes in evidence-based practice and has assisted in clinical data management courses in the DNP program. He teaches biostatistics in the Master’s program, helps PhD students on their dissertation projects, and works collaboratively with faculty researchers.
Studies at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing are on the cutting edge of community-based research addressing healthcare and health disparities among African Americans and other medically underserved groups....Click here to read more.
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