Dr. Terri S. Armstrong (pictured at left), professor in UTHealth School of Nursing’s Department of Family Health, is only the second woman and the first non-physician/scientist elected as an officer of the multidisciplinary Society of Neuro-Oncology. “I was honored to be asked to run and surprised that I was elected,” she said.
The Good Samaritan Foundation’s 11th annual awards luncheon on Sept. 1 honored three UTHealth School of Nursing faculty members as Bronze medalists for excellence as educators. The 2015 Gold medalist in the “Nursing Education: Faculty” category was a double alumnus (BSN ’88 & MSN ’93) of UTHealth School of Nursing.
A new program at the UTHealth School of Nursing will facilitate the transition of veterans into professional nursing by providing an opportunity for 10 veterans per semester to receive academic credit for prior military training and experience. Dr. Bridgette R. Pullis (pictured at left) received a new, three-year federal grant that will support establishing a Veterans’ Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (VBSN).
“I look forward to this new adventure!” said Dr. Allison Edwards (pictured at left) on being appointed July 9 to the Texas Board of Nursing by Governor Greg Abbott. A registered nurse with a doctoral degree in Public Health, she will serve a six-year term on the board that oversees the state’s nursing schools and nursing licensees.
BSN honor students talk about the challenges of helping with research in the CCTS Biobank at the School of Nursing