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Alumni & Friends - News
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.
The college’s longstanding innovative education practices create professionals who advocate for optimal patient care and outcomes
By Lynn Anderson Davy | Iowa Now | 10/10/2018
ImmusanT secures funding for peptide immunotherapy research
Leslie Jansa Williams (BSN ’82), founder, president and CEO of ImmusanT, a biotechnology company focused on developing treatment, diagnostic and monitoring tools for patients with autoimmune diseases such as Celiac disease, received an investment from the JDRF T1D Fund, a venture philanthropy fund exclusively devoted to finding and funding the best type 1 diabetes (T1D) commercial opportunities.
PhD alumna Staja “Star” Booker, RN, MSN, was presented with a Dissertation Award from the Midwest Nursing Research Society’s (MNRS) Symptom Science Research Interest Group.
Dr. Booker received the award during the society’s 42nd Annual Research Conference in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 14, 2018.
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