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UM nursing professor selected to FAANP
Shannon Idzik, assistant professor of the University of Maryland School of Nursing in Baltimore, has been selected to the 2014 Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Read more »
UMSON professor receives research grant from American Lung Association
The American Lung Association has awarded Valerie Rogers, RN, an assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, a research grant to investigate the causes of asthma and sleep apnea in children. Read more »
Two UM doctoral nursing students named Jonas Scholars
University of Maryland School of Nursing doctoral students Linda Murray and Valerie Dernetz has been selected into the Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar Program. Read more »
Carroll DAISY award given to long-time nurse
Elizabeth Long, RN, received Carroll Hospital's Center's DAISY Award for June. Read more »
Oak Crest retirement community names director of nursing
Pam Spry, RN, has been promoted to the position of director of nursing at Oak Crest, the Erickson Living retirement community in Parkville, Md. Read more »
UM School of Nursing receives Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant
The University of Maryland School of Nursing in Baltimore is one of 52 nursing schools nationwide to receive a grant from the RWJF's New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program. Read more »
UM nursing professor elected president of NAPNAP
Catherine Haut, RN, has been chosen as president-elect of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. Read more »
Carroll Hospital Center names 2014 Nurse of the Year
Hue Taylor, RN, has been named the 2014 Nurse of the Year by Carroll Hospital Center. Read more »
Carroll Hospital RN wins May DAISY award
Tricia Wagman, RN, was the recipient of the May DAISY Award at Carroll Hospital Center. Read more »
George Washington School of Nursing, Medstar hospital to offer accelerated BSN
Starting this fall, George Washington University School of Nursing and Medstar Washington Hospital Center will offer an accelerated BSN for nursing students with experience in other fields Read more »

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