Nearly 450 nursing supporters in attendance explored “A World of Care” with prize-winning photographer and global health advocate Karen Kasmauski during the PARTNERS Spring Luncheon at the River Oaks Country Club. The annual event benefiting programs and services for the UTHealth School of Nursing, was co-chaired by Dr. Susan Cooley and Soraya McClelland. It also honored Houston philanthropists Bette and Ralph Thomas (pictured at left).
Volunteer Coordinator and ombudsman Greg K. Shelley (pictured at left) is lead author of a recent journal article analyzing how "internet and social media usage permits greater volunteer management opportunities." The article is based on data from an online survey by the Long-term Care Ombudsman Program at the UTHealth School of Nursing.
UTHealth School of Nursing PhD student Rae Brana Reynolds (pictured at left) has been awarded a two-year Doctoral Degree Scholarship in Cancer Nursing from the American Cancer Society. She joins fellow doctoral student Julie G. Walker, who is in the second year of an ACS Doctoral Nursing Scholarship, as a current recipient of the competitive grant.
The Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (CCTS) Biobank, based at the UTHealth School of Nursing, offers “a very helpful resource” for young nurse scientists like Dr. Luba Yammine (pictured at left), as well as for “established investigators throughout the Texas Medical Center” whose work relies on an extensive collection of genomic, familial and clinical data.
PARTNERS organization supports students at all degree levels with services and scholarships