Researcher, storyteller and best-selling author Dr. Brené Brown (pictured at left) told more than 450 guests at the April 13th PARTNERS Spring Luncheon that the nursing profession is a model for what wholehearted leadership should be. The sold-out annual fundraising event also honored philanthropists Suzie and Phil Conway.
A new award of more than $1 million from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s Emergency and Trauma Care Education Partnership grants program for FY 2016-17 will support further growth in UTHealth School of Nursing’s emergency/trauma care concentration, which is directed by Dr. Elda Ramirez (shown at left).
UTHealth’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, led by Dr. Joanne V. Hickey since its inception in Aug. 2006, is ranked best in Texas by the just-released Best Graduate Schools 2017 survey results. Nurse Anesthesia ranks at No.8 nationally in the latest U.S. News peer-assessment survey. Overall, UTHealth School of Nursing continues to rank in the top five percent in the United States for its master’s nursing programs.
University of Texas System Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation Patricia D. Hurn, Ph.D., (pictured at left) will be commencement speaker at the UTHealth School of Nursing’s 2016 commencement ceremony on Friday, May 13, 2 p.m. at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston.
Pacesetter BSN student Francy Gomez, a native of Colombia, describes the three things that, for her, "really set UTHealth apart from other nursing schools."