Browsing: Summer 2015

Features Annina and Marielle Griggs
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Annina Griggs was teaching wind surfing in Germany in the 1980s when a letter came in the mail that would change her life …

Feedback Camden Caporin
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For a non-morning person and non-sophisticated coffee drinker in general, it’s a little funny how often your editor’s been called upon to be the creator and bearer of the a.m. java jolt. When I was 10, it was my job to boil water and make instant coffee (remember that?) with milk and sugar, walk it
On The Issue
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“The new nurse will not care for Americans only when they are seriously  ill or disabled but help prevent many, many Americans from ever becoming so.” It’s been another amazing year for nursing. In May, the Maryland legislature passed a law that removes a mandate that nurse practitioners maintain “attestation agreements” with physicians as a pre-condition
On The Issue
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“The new nurse will not care for Americans only when they are seriously  ill or disabled but help prevent many, many Americans from ever becoming so.” It’s been another amazing year for nursing. In May, the Maryland legislature passed a law that removes a mandate that nurse practitioners maintain “attestation agreements” with physicians as a pre-condition
On the Pulse Professor and friends in the Congo
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Professor Runs with Friends for Friends in the Congo What motivates a person to run seven marathons in seven days? For Professor Nancy Glass, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN it was an endless passion for gender equality and a hope for a brighter future for women and families in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In May,
On the Pulse NP law passed
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It was a moment 37 years in the making, and it came not one minute too soon, says Julie Stanik-Hutt, PhD, ACNP/GNP–BC, a staunch supporter of a new Maryland law that frees nurse practitioners to better serve rural and underserved areas of the state. The law removes a mandate that nurse practitioners maintain “attestation agreements”
On the Pulse
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Associate Professor Sarah Szanton was named a Health Care Innovator by the Baltimore Business Journal for her Community Aging in Place—Advancing Better Living for Elders (CAPABLE) program that helps older adults maintain independence at home. “CAPABLE shows innovation because of its modern, yet common-sense, approach to care,” says Szanton, who strives to meet both the medical
On the Pulse Korean food
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Lorenzo Nava, a 2015 DNP grad, has earned a Fulbright Scholarship to study a startling spike in obesity in South Korea, a nation whose traditional cuisine is pointed to as a weight-loss miracle in parts of the West. “South Korea has changed so quickly since the Korean War,” explains Nava, “from a developing nation into
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