When students arrive at Hopkins Nursing, the first step is to have a photo taken for a badge—one that will be a constant companion all the way to the final step, graduation. “It’s amazing how much that one, small piece of plastic has seen,” Caitlin Dreisbach told fellow members of the Fall Accelerated Class of 2013 at the Academic Degree Completion Ceremony December 20. “What,” she wondered aloud, “would the person photographed on my badge say about the person who stands here at the podium today?”...Click here to read more.
“Step forward 2012 graduates of Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, it’s your time to LEAD!” said Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing 2012 Commencement Speaker Linda Burnes Bolton. ...Click here to read more.
Linda Burnes Bolton, DrPH, RN, FAAN, a well known nurse educator and researcher, will be the graduation speaker at the 2012 Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) commencement ceremony, May 24, 2012.
Bolton’s research, teaching, and clinical expertise is in nursing and patient care outcomes, improving the health of childbearing women, improving nursing and organization functions and reliability, functional heal literacy of African Americans and other ethnic and racial communities. Her work also includes being the co-chair of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Institute of Medicine Launch Unprecedented Initiative on the future of nursing in America.
According to JHUSON Dean Martha N. Hill, PhD, RN, FAAN, “Linda Burnes Bolton is a preeminent nurse in the field of improving the care and lives of all. She is an exceptionally capable, compassionate scholar, teacher, clinician, mentor, and administrator.”
The School of Nursing Diploma and Award Ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. at The France-Merrick Performing Arts Center in downtown Baltimore for all 2012 graduating students and their guests.