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Sheila Dinotshe Tlou, PhD '90, RN, FAAN, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing alumna, is the 2014 recipient of the Princess Srinagarindra Award, one of Thailand’s most prestigious health care related awards. She was honored at a ceremony in Bangkok on October 22nd.
On Saturday, October 18th, the American Academy of Nursing inducted nine College of Nursing faculty and alumni as Fellows during the Academy’s 2014 Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference in Washington, DC. The College of Nursing faculty being celebrated are Dr.’s Sandra Drozdz Burke, Eileen Danaher Hacker, Brigid Lusk, and Linda L. McCreary. Additionally, five alumni are also being honored. They are Dr.’s Mollie Cummins, Lisa Kane Low, Leslie Nicoll, Mark Parshall, and Wendy Lee Mann Woith.
Interprofessional Education (IPE) Grand Rounds Series: "Silos to Teamwork: Shaping an IP Oral Health Education and Practice Culture Presented by Dr. Judith Haber"
October 30, 2014, 11:30 pm -1:00 pm
Third Floor Conference Center, UIC College of Nursing, Chicago (Webcast in Peoria, Rockford, Quad Cities, & Urbana). Lunch will be provided by RSVP: Alexis Adams-Wynn at email@example.com
Free Continuing Education Credits (1.16) will be issued.
Tonda Hughes, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor in the Department of Health Systems Science and Associate Dean for Global Health was recently presented the inaugural Distinguished Researcher Award; one of the most prestigious awards presented by the UIC College of Nursing.
The CON in Nationwide White Coat Ceremony Pilot Program
The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing hosted its 17th annual Power of Nursing Leadership Event on November 6th in Chicago. Almost 500 nurse leaders from throughout Illinois attended to connect with their peers.
Global leadership is one of the University of Illinois at Chicago's prime missions, as well as that of the College of Nursing (CON). As part of our commitment to this mission, the CON is proud to have been selected in 2011, with five other U.S. colleges of nursing, to participate in the Rwanda Human Resources for Health (Rwanda HRH) Program.
Dr. Kamal Eldeirawi has first-hand experience of the profound impact that poverty can have on the level and the quality of health care one can receive. As an immigrant, born in Palestine’s Gaza Strip, he saw the challenges his family and others faced in his native country when seeking health care and then again as an immigrant arriving in the U.S. His history spurred Dr. Eldeirawi to pursue a career in nursing and to search to uncover why immigration status is such an extreme risk factor in health care.