Browsing: Fall 2016

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By Jennifer L.W. Fink App for head and neck patients makes it easier for them to help themselves There has to be a better way. That’s the thinking that led to the development of an innovative new smartphone app designed to help head and neck cancer patients effectively manage their care. As a nurse in
All Children's Left to right, Cherilyn Ashlock, R.N., Magnet Manager and Kentlee Battick, R.N, Clinical Nurse Leader, Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital.
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Nurses were among the crowd of 700 employees, Johns Hopkins Medicine leaders, local officials, and community members gathered outside All Children’s Hospital on a sunny April morning to celebrate its 90th anniversary and its new name: Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital (JHACH). The name reflects the hospital’s role as an academic medical center within Johns
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Tim Kelly Awards celebrate achievements on early patient mobility Lower the drawbridge and let the fanfare ring out: It’s time for a coronation at Howard County General Hospital. The Intensive Care Unit, a group led by Clinical Nurse IV Ellen Merrill, RN, earned Tim Kelly Awards this year both for great strides on patient mobility
Alumni Update Kaci Hickox and Natasha Kormanik at Alumni Weekend 2016
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Dear Alumni, Alumni Weekend was a huge success! Thank you to all who came to celebrate with classmates and friends. From the Bond Street Social, Hampton House tours, the WWI nurse performance, dinner and gala events, we shared many great memories and created new ones. See photos in this section and on our alumni website. A
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1946 Emogene Fisher Martin traveled from Virginia with her daughter, Pamela Martin, and fellow JHH Nursing alumna Elsie Payton Jarvis, ’47, to celebrate her 70th reunion in September. 1953 Mary O’Connor Cobb enjoyed a long career managing a high-risk newborn follow-up clinic in Mississippi, and now keeps up with nursing through her nurse practitioner granddaughter.
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Like It Was Yesterday The members of the 50th–anniversary Class of 1966 were the special guests as graduates, faculty, current students, and friends of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing toured, tasted, and toasted Alumni Weekend 2016. It was a great time to be a Hopkins Nurse, or know one. Making the rounds: Alums catch
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“Being a Hopkins Nurse has allowed me to reach toward my dreams of using nursing research to improve the lives of the patients who have touched my life.” Jessica Gill PhD ’07 Dr. Jessica Gill, recipient of the Johns Hopkins University Distinguished Alumna Award, has devoted her career to studying and improving psychological therapy for people
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By Susan E. Appling Although the United States did not officially enter World War I until 1917, Hopkins nurses joined the American Red Cross in 1914 and were already serving throughout Europe. Others joined nursing units from Canada and France. After America entered the war, Base Hospital 18, staffed mainly with Hopkins nurses and physicians,
Church Notes Church Home And Hospital sign
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By Deb Corteggiano Kennedy, ’73 Reunion Weekend It was wonderful to again celebrate a fun and festive Homecoming weekend in Baltimore. The new venue, Hotel Indigo, was wonderful and everyone really enjoyed being in the heart of the city. The Class of ’66 brought 13 members to be honored. Thank you to Donna Royster Swope and Yetive
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By Jane Marks, ’76 I had the honor of visiting with Dr. Jack Zimmerman and his wife, Doris, to discuss the hospice program at Church Home and Hospital. He shared an article that he had written and I thought it best that I share parts with you. A fact of history which is largely forgotten