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    Santa Maria and Rozmus selected for October induction as new FAANs in 231-member class

    Dr. Cathy Rozmus (pictured), Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, and Dr. Diane Santa Maria, Cizik School of Nursing’s interim dean, will be inducted together as new fellows – along with just 12 others from Texas – during the American Academy of Nursing’s annual policy conference in October. New fellows are selected, the Academy announced, "based on their impressive contributions to increase access, reduce cost, and improve quality through nursing theory, practice, and science."

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    Celebration of Robert Cizik’s remarkable life scheduled for June 28th at Wortham Theater Center

    Robert Cizik – community leader, business executive, namesake of Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth, and a great friend to nursing – passed away June 4th at the age of 88. A celebration of his life will be held Friday, June 28, in Cullen Theater of the Wortham Theater Center in downtown Houston.

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    Pilot trial by Pickens and Branson assessing telephone-based care for at-risk elderly

    A pilot trial by Cizik School of Nursing co-investigators Dr. Sabrina Pickens (pictured) and Dr. Sandy Branson, Department of Research, will use a telephone-based program to help seniors diagnosed with dementia and their healthcare providers prevent a homebound elder's spiral down into dangerous self-neglect.

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    Graduating nursing students vote Hanneman and Dang latest John P. McGovern Outstanding Teachers

    Graduating students of Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth selected Nurse Anesthesia’s Dr. Johnny Dang (pictured) and Dr. Sandra K. Hanneman, Jerold B. Katz Distinguished Professor for Nursing Research, as 2019 recipients of the popular John P. McGovern Outstanding Teacher Award.  Interim Dean Diane Santa Maria made the awards announcement during today’s commencement ceremony in Sugar Land at the Smart Financial Centre.