The first “Give Vets a Smile” event today provided about 50 Houston-area veterans with free dental care through a partnership between The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Dentistry, UTHealth School of Nursing and United States Veteran Initiative-Houston (U.S. VETS). “It’s just the right thing to do, to help vets,” said Dr. Bridgette Pullis, one of the organizers and director of the Veterans Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.
The Texas Nurses Association (TNA) District 9 Foundation has honored UTHealth School of Nursing’s Dr. Deborah J. Jones and Dr. Eileen R. Giardino (pictured at left) among their “25 Outstanding Nurses” for 2015. “Dr. Jones and Dr. Giardino are both truly outstanding faculty members – it is wonderful to see them both recognized by the TNA District 9,” said Dean Lorraine Frazier, PhD, RN, FAAN.
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School of Nursing Associate Professor Nikhil S. Padhye, Ph.D., (pictured at left) is a coauthor of a new study led by fellow researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. The study suggests that the “Everything in moderation” diet advice may lead to poor metabolic health in U.S. adults.
BSN honor students talk about the challenges of helping with research in the CCTS Biobank at the School of Nursing