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  • U-M School of Nursing to lead national alliance for cancer care
    The $15 million effort, funded by the Merck Foundation, will take a multifaceted approach to improving patient-centered care, support and outcomes.
    Mar 20, 2017
  • Work on diversity, equity and inclusion at UMSN continues, guided by strategic plan
    As the semester winds down, work at the School of Nursing towards goals set in the 2016-2021 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Strategic Plan is ramping up. The Implementation Committee, led by Senior Diversity Director Dr. Rushika Patel, has focused on three areas for intense work. These areas are: training and events; inventory and mapping of resources; and tracking and accessibility of relevant data.  School-wide effort The committee does not work alone, however.
    Mar 24, 2017
  • Faculty Impact: How anthropology, a lost opportunity and a passion for vulnerable populations came together at UMSN
    Megan Eagle’s connection to vulnerable populations literally began the day she was born. At the time, her parents were Peace Corps volunteers serving in New Delhi, India. Through the examples of her parents and her earliest life lessons, Eagle’s interest in helping the people who need it the most became deeply ingrained in her goals.
    Mar 17, 2017
  • Bridging climate and health: New research agenda promoted by UMSN professor
     As daffodils are springing up from the ground a month earlier than usual in Ann Arbor, Sue Anne Bell, Ph.D., clinical faculty member at University of Michigan School of Nursing (UMSN) and National Clinical Scholar at the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation (IHPI), is leading the School of Nursing’s Climate Change and Health Seminar Series with the goal of establishing an interdisciplinary program of research addressing the health effects of a changing climate. “My hope is that the seminar calls attentio
    Mar 07, 2017
  • Department Spotlight: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at UMSN
    Rushika Patel, UMSN’s new senior director of diversity, joined the school this fall and has hit the ground running. Just this month, Patel has arranged two trainings for staff on unconscious bias to be held in room 1330, 400NIB. These are on Tuesday, March 28 from 8:00-9:30 a.m., and Friday, March 31 from 12:00-1:30 p.m.  In addition, her immediate plans include the creation of three committees to address DEI objectives.
    Mar 01, 2017
  • Off the clock: Administrative assistant by day, comic book artist by night
    “There are a lot of misconceptions that comics are only about superheroes,” explained Alisa Maiville, a UMSN faculty support administrative assistant intermediate. “But they can really be about anything.”
    Feb 28, 2017

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