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Full Circle

To some practitioners, once undergraduate and master’s degrees are completed, and a long, distinguished career as a nurse anesthetist has been achieved, returning to the higher education circuit, as a student, some 36 years later may seem arduous or even unnecessary—but not to Terry Wicks.

Hometown Hawkeye: Mary Horn

What makes Mary Horn’s journey into professional nursing so remarkable is its history of consistency. Not only did she realize that she wanted to go into nursing at a very young age (5 years old to be exact), but early on, Horn (BSN ′67 MSN ′97) also discovered her desire to specialize in pediatrics—a clinical practice bond that is just as strong today at the young age of 72.

Hometown Hawkeye: Lisa Segre

Lisa Segre, PhD, associate professor, is dedicated to ensuring the mental well-being of new mothers in Iowa. For more than 10 years, her research has centered on evaluating a nurse-delivered depression treatment for new mothers via an intervention called Listening Visits, which was first developed in the United Kingdom before being implemented and evaluated for clinical practice in the United States.

Kane Presented with DAISY Award

Noon News | 2/7/2018

Congratulations to College of Nursing instructional track faculty member and DAISY Award winner, Mackenzie Kane!

Congratulations to January’s DAISY Award winner, Mackenzie Kane, MSN, RN, staff nurse in the Respiratory Specialty and Comprehensive Care Unit. Kane (right) was nominated for her holistic approach to patient care. A colleague wrote: