A new appointment for Dean Patricia Davidson and the naming of the new American Association of Colleges of Nursing chief nursing officer kick off a busy month of faculty and student appointments, awards, and presentations....Click here to read more.
From sexual violence among displaced women and girls to natural health products and children’s healthcare, to self-care protocols, VAP, and asthma: the Johns Hopkins Nursing Research News (part one of two):...Click here to read more.
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The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) marched into this month to the upbeat of funding for diversity grants, new assignments and promotions, and appearances as conferences presenters....Click here to read more.
Spirituality is a central tenet of 12-step recovery programs like Alcoholics Anonymous. Its value, particularly regarding alcohol addiction, has been recognized by many health care practitioners as well. But what does research science say about the role spirituality plays in the prevention and treatment of and recovery from addictions? A special issue of the Journal of Addictions Nursing [December 2013], co-edited by associate professor and addictions expert Joan Kub, PhD, PHCNS, BC, is dedicated to that very topic....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.