“When nursing students need a place to connect with classmates and instructors, they turn to popular social media platforms,” says the website GraduateNursingEDU.org. “Cizik School of Nursing does an exceptional job of using these platforms to keep students informed and engaged.”
Giuseppe N. Colasurdo, M.D., UTHealth President and Alkek-Williams Distinguished Chair has announced a leadership change at Cizik School of Nursing. Dean Frazier (pictured) will be stepping down from her position, he said, effective August 20.
A new study by lead author Dr. Nitha Mathew Joseph (pictured) is being singled out for presentation to medical/scientific and general news media at the American Diabetes Association’s 78th Scientific Sessions. Mathew Joseph’s study says that culturally specific dietary education and physical activity interventions for the high-risk group of Asian Indian immigrants to the U.S. may have potential to reduce chances of developing obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
The University of Texas System Board of Regents has awarded its highest honor for teaching excellence to Interim Assistant Dean and Chair of the Department Acute and Continuing Care Susan D. Ruppert, PhD, RN (pictured). She is among just 27 faculty members from UT’s 14 academic and health institutions who were named 2018 recipients of the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards (ROTA).