Sara Neff, Rachel Francois, and Keeli Irwin have several things in common. All three are pediatric nurse practitioners (PNPs) who love working with and caring for children, and they all work at the same Mercy pediatric clinic in Cedar Rapids.
As a representative of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Professor Susan Van Cleve, director of UI’s Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program, spoke to the media about the stress children are suffering when they are removed and separated from parents at the border.
A new student commons will be named after the late Rita Frantz and her husband, David.
Rita Frantz (73MA, 78PhD) was a tireless promoter of her profession—even at the end of her life. Though the former University of Iowa College of Nursing dean was battling ovarian cancer, she continued to work from home during her treatments, finally resigning her position on Sept. 6, 2016, just one day before her death.
As a University of Iowa College of Nursing student, Logan Jones knows a thing or two about the importance of hard work, self-discipline, and perseverance; however, when the rigors of nursing school are combined with the scheduling demands of a Division 1 athlete, those organizational skills become even more essential.