Maulah Adanri and Paul Smith, who are doctoral candidates in the University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Nursing, have been selected as Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholars, according to a news release. Each will receive $20,000 for their nursing studies during the next two years, making them part of a national effort to combat the nursing faculty shortage and prepare future nurses as Americas healthcare system continues to evolve.
Adanri, RN, CNML, is pursuing a DNP degree. She is the manager of the Cardiac Telemetry, Progressive Care, and Centralized Monitoring Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Smith, MSN, RN, is pursuing a PhD in nursing, nurse educator track. He is an assistant professor of nursing at Linfield College in Oregon, where he teaches a variety of courses in traditional and
The Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare awarded UNLVs School of Nursing $20,000 to support one PhD and one DNP student. The School of Nursing then selected Adanri and Smith as the recipients. The Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar Program supports more than 250 scholars in all