Browsing: Summer 2017

Cells to Society
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Older African Americans are at high risk for depression, but rather than medicate symptoms, Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, Jeanine Parisi, PhD, and colleagues show that programs like Get Busy, Get Better (GBGB) can improve depressive symptoms, decrease functional disability, and enhance how individuals perceive their life as worth living. In the study “Valuation of Life
Defining Moments
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May 2017 Master’s Entry into Nursing Practice graduates celebrates Red Nose Day, a fundraiser that supports needy children locally and globally, by purchasing enough rubber noses for the whole class. At front, Program Director Kathleen White, Dean Emerita Martha Hill, Dean Patricia Davidson, and Executive Vice Dean Marie Nolan join the fun.
Features
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Story By Brennen Jensen | Illustrations By Hylton Warburton The health challenges that Johns Hopkins School of Nursing researchers confront can be across oceans or across town. They can be in a different hemisphere or the school’s own ZIP code. Baltimore’s areas of poverty and disinvestment present challenging and deeply rooted health inequities close at
On the Pulse
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Hat in the Ring Assistant Professor Diana Baptiste, who has led the revitalization of the Nu Beta chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), is now running for North American Region 12 coordinator of STTI. Her platform: Collaborate, communicate, mentor, and move the nursing profession forward. Voting is in October
Summer 2017
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Each issue, a member of the Johns Hopkins Nursing community will address a workplace or classroom concern in straightforward terms. Civil unrest presents a daunting challenge for health care workers not completely unlike those faced in a natural disaster, report Associate Professor Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS, RN, FAAN, and several colleagues in the
Hopkins Nurse
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By Stephanie Shapiro Descendant of legendary Clara D. Noyes shares a proud, honest biography When Roger Noyes first acquired the desk that had belonged to his great-great-aunt Clara Noyes (Class of 1896), he gave little thought to her life. He tucked a brief biography of Noyes, a visionary nurse leader in the American Red Cross,
Cells to Society
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AMA Journal of Ethics December 2016 “Who Should Assess the Needs of and Care for a Dementia Patient’s Caregiver?” Laura Gitlin* & colleague Applied Clinical Informatics February 2017 “Getting What They Need When They Need It: Identifying Barriers to Information Needs of Family Caregivers to Manage Dementia-Related Behavioral Symptoms” Katherine Marx, Laura Gitlin & colleagues
On the Pulse
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Ominike “Nikki” Akinleye was here. And there. And everywhere. Akinleye, a May graduate of the inaugural MSN: Entry into Nursing Practice program, cut a swath through the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing as well as the Baltimore community. She takes a few souvenirs with her, including her spot as student speaker at graduation, the admiration
On the Pulse
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Nursing students are teachers during a health and wellness event at Henderson-Hopkins K-8 school in East Baltimore. Lessons on a recent day included where food comes from, seed planting, proper oral care, and (for Henderson-Hopkins staff), a smoothie challenge. It’s tough to tell who had more fun, kids or adults. Photos by Craig Lee
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We’ve come a long way since then, the handwritten names on shiny, coated cardboard that greeted guests at An Evening with the Stars several years back. It was a very genuine if humble gesture born of an idea that had come almost too late for the event: Honor a nurse and support the education of