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After more than five decades of service to the nursing profession, Dean Emerita Martha Hill, PhD, RN, FAAN, will retire at the end of this academic year. Her extraordinary career and accomplishments will be celebrated on June 7 at the school. An internationally recognized researcher, administrator, mentor, educator, and clinician, Hill will leave deep footprints
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Professor Cheryl Dennison Himmelfarb, PhD, RN, ANP, FAAN, an expert in cardiovascular care and patient safety, will be inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame at its 28th International Nursing Research Congress in Dublin, Ireland. On July 29, Dennison Himmelfarb will be among 23 inductees—representing Australia, Canada, Finland, Taiwan, the
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The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has continued to add talented faculty to its ranks. Another round of faculty hires brings experts in patient ventilation and tracheostomy, pediatrics, dementia care, psychiatric nursing, suicide prevention, maternity, and work-life balance and workplace violence. New hires include: Assistant Professors Deborah Busch, DNP, MSN, RN; Valerie Cotter, DRNP, AGPCNP-BC;
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U.S. News and World Report has ranked the nurse practitioner, also known as an advanced practice registered nurse, as No. 2 of the 100 Best Jobs. The median salary for a nurse practitioner is $98,190, with a 0.7% unemployment rate and some 45,000 expected openings in the United States, making it one of the most
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School places second in 2018 U.S. News survey, QS World 2017 list The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has been ranked as the No. 2 graduate nursing school by U.S. News & World Report for 2018 and No. 2 in the world by QS World University for 2017. “The rankings are a testament to our
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A chance to ‘translate our knowledge into sustainable measures of change’ Patricia Davidson, PhD, MEd, RN, FAAN, has been named a Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research Ambassador to advocate and advance nursing science. The dean was chosen for her ability to advance health professions and policy-maker awareness of the “critical research agenda
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Children’s book inspires lifestyle changes for families “Eat more fruits and vegetables, and exercise 30 minutes a day,” read the nutrition card. If it were that easy, everyone would be fit, says Instructor Audra Rankin, DNP, APRN, who admits she was often guilty of using a similar mantra that rarely sparked change within her pediatric
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The Johns Hopkins Nursing Student Senate, a year in the planning, is now a reality. Student Affairs worked with students from a variety of programs to develop a structure and constitution that allow for a unified student voice and a greater sense of community among the student body. The Senate will advocate for students, act
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MERIT is a nonprofit “health career pipeline” program that aims to eliminate health disparities by guiding students at 19 Baltimore City high schools toward health care careers. Mentees of the program—promising but often at-risk kids—have seen a rise in their school GPA and SAT scores and even gone on to earn college scholarships (100 percent
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SAVE THE DATE NOVEMBER 11, 2017 An Evening With the Stars Join in the fun as we add more of the best nurses from the Johns Hopkins family to the galaxy of nursing stars. Watch for updates—and your chance to nominate a colleague, a teacher, or a mentor—at nursing.jhu.edu/stars.