The Lee and J.D. Jamail Distinguished Professor, Dr. Janet C. Meininger (pictured), was teased, serenaded and lauded during a party at Cizik School of Nursing celebrating her upcoming March 31 retirement after an illustrious 32-year career at UTHealth.
Four high-achieving graduates of Cizik School of Nursing – including UTHealth’s former John S. Dunn Distinguished Professor in Oncology Nursing, Dr. Terri S. Armstrong (pictured) – will be honored Feb. 28 at a midday event co-sponsored by PARTNERS at Third Coast Restaurant in the Texas Medical Center. The luncheon and program (“Telehealth, a giraffe and YOU!”) also will celebrate the nursing school’s 45th Anniversary.
Drs. Diane M. Santa Maria (pictured) and Nikhil S. Padhye have published findings from a Cizik School of Nursing project partially funded by PARTNERS that studies predictors for drug use among homeless youth in Houston.
A two-year (through 2019), $1-million grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board will bring course content online and provide one-time stipends for students in Cizik School of Nursing’s emergency/trauma care concentration created by Dr. Elda G. Ramirez (pictured at left).