SoNHS Ph.D. Grad Focuses on Mental Health

Danielle Perkins is the first African American to receive her doctorate from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies. “I feel very honored and humbled,” said Perkins, 33, who has accepted a position as an assistant professor at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. “I chose the UMKC School of Nursing and Health …

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Efforts Underway to Raise Funds for Hospital Hill Diversity Council Scholarship

The Hospital Hill Diversity Council is raising money to start a new endowed scholarship for University of Missouri-Kansas City health professions students. The mission of the Hospital Hill Diversity Council is to foster an academic health center community that celebrates diversity; value and respect differences; actively engage in issues of diversity; and develop competences needed …

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Stepping Up Health Care

Efforts underway to raise funds for Hospital Hill Diversity Council Scholarship The Hospital Hill Diversity Council is raising money to start a new endowed scholarship for University of Missouri-Kansas City health professions students. The mission of the Hospital Hill Diversity Council is to foster an academic health center community that celebrates diversity; value and respect …

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FNP student to receive scholarship from Walgreens

UMKC selected by the Healthcare Clinic at select Walgreens to receive scholarships for family nurse practitioner student in 2014! Deborah Prior, MSN,ARNP,FNP-C (second from the left), Market Manager of Clinic Operations for the Healthcare Clinic at select Walgreens presented a scholarship check to Dr. Ann Cary, Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Studies …

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2013 School of Nursing & Health Studies Faculty/Staff Awards

Staff Awards: School Collaboration Award: Matt Gardner This award honors staff members who recognize that their success contributes to the success of others and who accepts accountability for their performance. Education First Award: Emily VanArsdale This award honors staff members whose actions recognize that students are integral to the mission of the School and who …

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UMKC Names Cary as New School of Nursing and Health Studies Dean

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2013 Contact: Stacy Downs (816) 235-1441, downs@umkc.edu Nationally accomplished educator to lead UMKC program KANSAS CITY, MO – The University of Missouri-Kansas City has appointed Ann Cary as Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Studies. Cary, currently Director of the Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing, succeeds …

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Celebrating A Career in Nursing Education: Dean Lacey-Haun’s Retirement Reception

University of Missouri-Kansas City faculty, staff and students gathered to celebrate the career of Lora Lacey-Haun, dean of the School of Nursing and Health Studies. Lacey-Haun is retiring after a 40-year career in nursing education. Joined by her family, including children and grandchildren at the Diastole Scholars’ Center, Lacey-Haun listened to colleagues praise her leadership. …

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Introducing the UMKC School of Nursing and Health Studies

Name Change Reflects Expansion of Healthcare Education FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 4, 2013 Contact: Stacy Downs (816) 235-1441, downs@umkc.edu KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing is taking on a new name today: The UMKC School of Nursing and Health Studies. “The name change of a school might not seem significant, …

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Dr. Lora Lacey-Haun, Dean of School of Nursing, Recognized As “Icon of Education”

Dean Lora Lacey-Haun, Ph.D., was selected as one of nine “2013 Icons of Education” in the January issue of Ingram’s magazine. Below is the lead paragraph in Ingram’s about Lacey-Haun. “Throughout her nearly 40 years of nursing education, most of it in Kansas City, Lora Lacey-Haun has been ahead of the curve: She became a …

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School of Nursing Receives $2.4 million Grant to Help Diversify Future Workforce

The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing has received a $2.4 million federal grant to offer full scholarships to help diversify the nursing workforce.The program will assist 240 students who are underrepresented in nursing — men as well as those with African-American, Hispanic, Asian, American Indian or Alaskan native backgrounds. Current and new Bachelor …

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