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Magic Johnson’s HIV bombshell, 25 years later

Magic Johnson’s HIV bombshell, 25 years later

November 30, 2016

LaRon Nelson, assistant professor of nursing and associate director of international research at the University’s Center for AIDS Research, discusses how Johnson’s announcement changed public perceptions and how far have we come since then in addressing the HIV/AIDS public health crisis.

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Nelson receives international honor for HIV disparities research

Nelson receives international honor for HIV disparities research

September 27, 2016

School of Nursing Assistant Professor LaRon Nelson was named the inaugural Ontario HIV Treatment Network Research Chair in HIV Program Science for Africa, Caribbean, and Black communities.

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Three health analytics projects receive pilot funding

Three health analytics projects receive pilot funding

August 25, 2016

The University’s Goergen Institute for Data Science has awarded grants to three projects aimed at using big data to improve treatment of patients who are in intensive care or who suffer from epilepsy or mental disorders.

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Lin honored as ‘Brilliant New Investigator’

Lin honored as ‘Brilliant New Investigator’

August 4, 2016

Feng (Vankee) Lin will be presented with the Brilliant New Investigator Award from the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science in Washington, D.C.

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Tech helps teens battle asthma

Tech helps teens battle asthma

May 6, 2016

A teenager with asthma could be coughing, wheezing, and feeling short of breath, but be too engrossed in texting with friends to even notice. Working with colleagues in computer science and engineering, School of Nursing professor Hyekyun Rhee uses this potential problem as a solution.

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Nursing professor to present research at White House

Nursing professor to present research at White House

March 2, 2016

LaRon Nelson is among a select group of researchers, program directors and community leaders invited to participate in a White House symposium focused on reducing the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS.

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Change careers with an accelerated graduate degree in nursing

Change careers with an accelerated graduate degree in nursing

January 7, 2016

“It​ was definitely one of the more busier times of my life,” says Luke Angell, who graduated in May from the accelerated master’s program for non-nurses at the University of Rochester.

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A (super)hero’s welcome

A (super)hero’s welcome

December 3, 2015

Sometimes it takes a superhero to bring about change. For nursing, that superhero is Loretta (Lee) Ford, founding dean of the School of Nursing, whose vision 50 years ago propelled the profession in a new direction and ultimately transformed the health care delivery system.
Learn more about the history of the nurse practitioner model, co-developed by Ford.

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School of Nursing ranked in top 30 graduate nursing schools by U.S. News

School of Nursing ranked in top 30 graduate nursing schools by U.S. News

March 10, 2015

The School of Nursing has ascended to a slot among the top 30 graduate nursing schools in the country, according to the 2016 rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report. The school was ranked 30th for its master’s level nursing programs, a jump from a ranking of 32nd in 2012, and 40th in 2008.

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Visits by nurses help at-risk moms, kids live longer

Visits by nurses help at-risk moms, kids live longer

July 7, 2014

The study of 1,138 young mothers was done in Memphis, Tenn., and began in 1990. Most participants were African-American, age 18 or younger, unmarried, unemployed, and did not have high school diplomas.

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