University of Minnesota Physicians recently announced the selection of two individuals, including UI College of Nursing alumna Laura Reed, to serve as clinical leaders in its quest to become a top academic medical center. Reed, MSN, will assume the position of chief nursing executive (CNE), and Levi Downs, MD, will become the chief medical officer (CMO).
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Julie Stanik-Hutt (BSN ’74)—associate professor at The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and ACNP at Johns Hopkins Hospital—was recently recognized as a national leader advocating for nurse practitioner practice, education and certification.
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses to present Flame of Excellence Award to Julie Stanik-Hutt
By Kristie Aylett | AACN Communications | 4/15/2014
Emily Kuper, a University of Iowa alumna who earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in 2012, was recently featured by UI’s Division of Continuing Education.
Kuper’s online profile highlights the college’s RN-BSN program and emphasizes the significance of furthering her education.
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Professor Toni Tripp Reimer and former Executive Associate Dean Pat Donohue have been selected as two of the 100 Alumni Transformers in Nursing & Healthcare by the Ohio State University College of Nursing. This recognition commemorates alumni of the college who have deeply impacted the profession of nursing and the health care system.
Leslie Williams has more than 20 years of industry experience in health care, management, commercial product development and marketing. In 2010, she founded ImmusanT, Inc. where she currently serves as director, president & CEO. Williams holds an MBA from Washington University and earned a BSN degree (with honors) from the University of Iowa.
Congratulations to our newest alumni!
VA Central Iowa HCS Welcomes New Director
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs | 11/22/2013
Eagan, Minnesota — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Judith L. Johnson-Mekota as the new director of the VA Central Iowa Health Care System (VACIHCS).
Through nearly two distinguished decades at the University of Iowa College of Nursing, Dean Emeritus Geraldene Felton led, taught, and cared for countless faculty, students, and patients. But her history of service—to her profession and her country—dates back even farther.
By Dayna Ballantyne and Valerie Garr
Nursing is synonymous with caring—for patients from birth through end-of-life, and for the health and well-being of communities everywhere. Thanks to the power of private support, nursing students at the University of Iowa are getting the chance to exhibit care in a different way, helping to lighten the academic burden of those who aspire to join them as tomorrow’s health care professionals.
Sparking a Passion for Research
By Dayna Ballantyne