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SON in the News—Rumay Alexander, Donna Havens, Shielda Rodgers, and More

Assistant professor Jessica Zègre-Hemsey was a co-author on a PLOS ONE study highlighted by Human Capital, the blog of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The study, led by Dr. Barbara J. Drew, PhD, RN, at UCSF, examined the problem of “alarm fatigue.”

An article on the town-hall style interprofessional forum on Ebola, organized by clinical professor and director of EISLE Carol Durham, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, was published by the The Daily Tar Heel blog.

Clinical professor and director of the SON Office of Multicultureal Affairs Dr. G. Rumay Alexander, EdD, RN, was featured in a two-part series about inclusion on MinorityNurse.com.

Fourteen BSN students in the Class of 2016, shared some lessons they learned from their clinical rotation in an article for allnurses.com.

Interim Dean Donna Havens appeared in a Campus Update on the front page of unc.edu for being one of 25 Maryland nursing alumni chosen from all 125 years of the school’s history to receive an inaugural Visionary Pioneer Award.

Middle-school students visiting the SON’s EISLE facility during Tar Heel Preview Day appeared in the University Gazette and on unc.edu.

Clinical associate professor Shielda Rodgers was quoted in a University Gazette article discussing the town hall meeting held for students, faculty, and staff following the release of the Wainstein Report on October 22. In a similar vein, Dr, Rodgers was quoted in an article about calls for athletic reform at UNC published by The Herald Sun.

The Association for Nursing Students and their faculty advisor, clinical assistant professor Megan Williams, MSN, RN, FNP, were covered by The Daily Tar Heel for their annual outreach event, TarHeal Explorations.