Musical theater star, mother and cancer survivor Kristen Hertzenberg (pictured at left) performed for nearly 400 attendees at the PARTNERS Spring Luncheon on April 23. The annual benefit event for UTHealth School of Nursing also honored philanthropists Sheri and Ron Henriksen and celebrated Dr. Patricia L. Starck’s 30 years as the school’s dean.
MSN-FNP student Brittnee M. Macintyre (pictured at left) is the recipient of a $5,000 Walgreens Take Care Health™ Systems Scholarship, which recently was funded to help advance the role of family nurse practitioners in retail healthcare delivery. Brittnee graduated in 2009 from the UTHealth School of Nursing’s Accelerated BSN program.
Much-beloved faculty member Dr. Mary Joe White, associate professor in the Department of Nursing Systems at UTHealth School of Nursing, lost her battle against glioblastoma on April 8. A memorial service has been set for 2 p.m., Thursday, April 24, at the South Main Baptist Church, 4100 Main St. in Houston.
Dr. Raymond S. Greenberg (pictured at left), Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs of The University of Texas System, will be commencement speaker for the May 9 commencement ceremony of the UTHealth School of Nursing. On May 8, the 2014 Awards and Pinning Ceremony will recognize graduating BSN students. Both events will be at the Bayou City Event Center this year.