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Rakel’s Alternative Pain Treatment Highlighted by UI’s Office of Research & Economic Development

American Pain Society/Pfizer Independent Grants Partnership funds UI research on opioid addiction

By Rebekah Tilley | Research and Economic Development | 7/11/2017

Two University of Iowa researchers are proposing a new avenue for treating pain that may have a significant impact on the U.S. opioid epidemic.

PhD Candidate Takes Second in Tippie Competition

College of Nursing PhD student Sena Chae, MSN, RN, and her colleague, Kang San Lee, a graduate student from the department of geographical and sustainability science, were recently awarded second place in the 2017 Frontier Co-op Tippie Impact Competition. The two received a $1,000 cash prize for their project, which involved developing a sustainable business model for PVC-free medical bags.

O’Sullivan Selected for AACN Leadership Program

Associate Professor Cormac O’Sullivan, PhD, CRNA, ARNP, was recently accepted into the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s (AACN) Leadership for Academic Nursing Program (LANP). According to the association, the program was created to enhance the executive leadership skills of individuals in mid- to upper-level faculty positions who have experience in academic administration roles and who aspire to lead the nursing academic unit.

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