When Mary Kosobucki (MA ’95, MBA ’13) came to the University of Iowa in 1993 to pursue a master’s degree in communication studies, she believed it would be a short-lived experience here in Iowa City.
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Nurse anesthetist mobilized to NYC to assist in COVID-19 response
By Maj. Michael Meyer | Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System | 5-12-2020
As the nation celebrated National Nurses Week in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the crisis has magnified the critical role nurses, both civilian and military, play in the battle against the virus.
Lois Plummer Hartline (BSN ′55) had childhood dreams of being a flight attendant. Those dreams never materialized, in part, because of her school nurse—Alice Clark.
“Alice provided excellent care to me while I was at East High School in Des Moines,” said Lois. “Because of her, I decided that I wanted to be a nurse.”
You can make a positive impact at the University of Iowa College of Nursing through your estate plans, and the UI Center for Advancement can guide you through the process with free attorney consultations.
Joseph P. Trotzig (MD ′49) and Sonna L. Trotzig (RN ′49) recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Oct 1, 2019, at their home in Naples, Florida.
A heartfelt congratulations to the happy couple on 70 years of marriage!
The multiple study abroad experiences completed by recent University of Iowa nursing graduate Megan Lough shaped her career prospects—and her outlook on life.
By Sara Epstein Moninger | UI Office of Strategic Communication
Iowa Board of Nursing Associate Director of Practice and Education Jimmy A. Reyes, an alumnus of the University of Iowa’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program, was recently inducted as a fellow of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing’s (NCSBN) Institute of Regulatory Excellence (IRE).
College of Nursing Dean Emeritus Geraldene Felton has been selected to receive the University of Iowa’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award.
On one of the busiest patient floors at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Nurse Manager Dan Lose, a 2016 doctor of nursing practice (DNP) graduate of the UI College of Nursing, oversees a staff of 140, an annual budget of $10 million, and a daily churn of patients that puts his medical and management skills to the test.
University of Iowa College of Nursing alumna Mary Ann Nihart (BSN ′77 and MA in ′81) APRN, PMHCNS-BC, PM, was recently presented with the 2018 Department of Veterans Affairs’ John D. Chase Award for Executive Excellence in Health Care.
“While I was so humbled to receive this award, I’m proud of my nurses and those I work with every day to provide the best health care for Bay Area Veterans. This award is about all of them,” said Nihart.