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UMSN associate dean featured speaker at March for Moms
“We must do all we can to assure all families have access to the maternity care they desire with the goal of providing the right care, in the right place, at the right time, with the right health professional team members,” Lisa Kane Low, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN, told the cheering crowd gathered in Washington, D.C. at the Jefferson Memorial for the March for Moms on May 14, 2017.
May 16, 2017

Long-time UMSN faculty member creates change through community
Twenty-five years deep at the University of Michigan School of Nursing (UMSN), Dr. Patricia Coleman-Burns, or “PCB” as she is affectionately known to students, continues to create community. This year, she has been recognized with the 2017 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Lifetime Achievement Award. This prestigious honor comes from the Office of the Provost and carries a $5,000 purse to continue her work on diversity.
May 16, 2017

Nursing student uses yoga to cope with life-altering injuries and illness
A history of cyclic vomiting syndrome, skull fractures from a boat accident so severe the driver was killed, and ulcerative colitis, is reason enough that Jaclyn Schaumburger might try to avoid hospitals whenever possible. Instead, she’s pursuing a career in nursing that will allow her to use her health challenges to help others.
May 10, 2017

Powerlifting, crossfit and hockey: UMSN faculty embrace "Year of the Healthy Nurse"
The American Nurses Association designated 2017 as "The Year of the Healthy Nurse." The organization represents more than 3.6 million nurses. It created the initiative to put a focus on nurses to improve their own health and pass that momentum on to their patients and communities.
May 03, 2017

Ironclad bond: UMSN prof and alumna train together for Ironman
“It’s a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride and a full 26.2 mile marathon,” says April Bigelow, Ph.D., ANP-BC, AGPCNP-BC, a University of Michigan School of Nursing (UMSN) clinical associate professor.
May 03, 2017

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