IU School of Nursing Faculty in the News - May 2017
In the news: Dr. Sheri Robb (left) to deliver key-note address at upcoming NIH workshop "Music and the Brain." Dr. Lisa Carter-Harris' (right) new study examines why patients choose lung cancer screenings.
Anita Harden named chair of IU School of Nursing board of advisors
The Indiana University School of Nursing has announced that Anita J. Harden has been named the chair of the school's board of advisors for a two-year term. The appointment became effective April 1.
U.S. News and World Report and QS World University rankings recognize IU programs
Indiana University School of Nursing master's and DNP programs rank #1 in state of Indiana.
Scholar named for Woltman Endowed Fellowship in Health Communications
Rebecca Critser has been selected as the recipient of the Richard and Kaye Woltman Endowed Fellowship in Health Communications for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Fellowship enables a graduate student interested in palliative and end-of-life communications to gain a greater understanding of the strategies to improve communication with seriously ill patients and their loved ones.
Study to examine involving teens at high risk for HIV in prevention trials
The multi-site study will explore key issues concerning the requirement that teens obtain parental permission to participate in HIV prevention trials. According to Dr. Knopf, HIV infection rates underscore the need to better understand these issues in order to improve recruitment and enrollment of teens at high risk for HIV in biomedical prevention trials.
Nursing researcher to examine if brain training helps combat memory loss in heart failure patients
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $2.5 million grant to Susan Pressler, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA, for a study that will examine whether computerized cognitive training exercises can improve memory and quality of life for heart failure patients. Heart failure is a prevalent condition, affecting 5.1 million Americans, and is associated with increased mortality and hospitalizations and poor quality of life.
Grant Aims to Boost Colorectal Screenings
The Washington D.C.-based Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has awarded a nearly $2.6 million grant to Indiana University cancer researcher Susan Rawl. The funds will go toward an effort to increase colorectal cancer screenings among underserved patients.
Indiana University School of Nursing Announces Top 100 Alumni Legacy Leaders in Celebration of 100th Anniversary
IU School of Nursing alumni choose 100 as Top Legacy Leaders.
Chancellor's Newsletter Features IU School of Nursing
IUPUI Chancellor Charles Bantz features IU School of Nursing in his June/July newsletter.
Registration for 100th Anniversary Celebration is Open!
The year 2014 marks Indiana University School of Nursing’s 100th Anniversary, and plans are underway to make it grand!
View photos from the IU School of Nursing 100th Annivesary weekend
View and order photos from the 100th Anniversary weekend events.
Little 500 riders, fans to wear custom bandages to show support for injured rider
The Indiana University Student Foundation has organized a special tribute to show support for injured Little 500 rider Lauren Gill during the Little 500 race this weekend. Original story at http://news.indiana.edu/releases/iu/2014/04/little-500-tribute-for-lauren-gill.shtml
Michael Weaver named interim dean of IU School of Nursing
Indiana University announces interim dean for School of Nursing
IU School of Nursing publishes a new book in honor of its 100th anniversary
Filled with pictures and memories, IU School of Nursing's new historical picture book details last 100 years.
IU School of Nursing Celebrates 100 Years of Leadership
The Indianapolis Recorder features a story on the IU School of Nursing and its centennial celebration.
IU School of Nursing helps with Ebola outbreak
Read and see video about IU School of Nursing's efforts to help with the Ebola outbreak.