MSN-FNP student Brittnee M. Macintyre (pictured at left) is the recipient of a $5,000 Walgreens Take Care Health™ Systems Scholarship, which recently was funded to help advance the role of family nurse practitioners in retail healthcare delivery. Brittnee graduated in 2009 from the UTHealth School of Nursing’s Accelerated BSN program.
Much-beloved faculty member Dr. Mary Joe White, associate professor in the Department of Nursing Systems at UTHealth School of Nursing, lost her battle against glioblastoma on April 8. A memorial service has been set for 2 p.m., Thursday, April 24, at the South Main Baptist Church, 4100 Main St. in Houston.
Dr. Raymond S. Greenberg (pictured at left), Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs of The University of Texas System, will be commencement speaker for the May 9 commencement ceremony of the UTHealth School of Nursing. On May 8, the 2014 Awards and Pinning Ceremony will recognize graduating BSN students. Both events will be at the Bayou City Event Center this year.
A $1-million planned gift from retired UTHealth faculty member Dr. James P. Turley (pictured at left) has established the Lillian Eriksen Memorial Endowed Scholarship for Global Health at the UTHealth School of Nursing. During his career, Turley taught at both the nursing school and the School of Biomedical Informatics.