SoNHS Awarded $7 Million Grant for National HIV-Prevention Resource Center

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have awarded the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies a $7 million grant — the largest in the school’s history — to establish it as a national HIV-prevention resource center. About 50,000 new people become infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus annually in the U.S., …

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Newest Issue of STARS (Student’s Achievement in Research and Scholarship) Now Available

January 29, 2014 See what your fellow students at the School of Nursing are up to in the latest issue of STARS! This semi-annual publication (summer and winter) highlights the scholarship accomplishments of your student peers, and also provides introductory and contact information in case you are interested in participating in scholarship activities yourself. By …

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SoNHS Wins Mentoring Grant

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation chose the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies as one of its grantees to start mentoring nurses in training and early practice to be more humanistic in their patient care. The foundation selected eight grantees — including UMKC, George Washington University, New York University, Brown University …

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School of Nursing and Health Studies Wins $930K Grant

Know what SBIRT is? You will, soon enough. It will probably be part of your annual checkup in the near future. SBIRT is Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment for alcohol and drug use. The University of Missouri-Kansas City won a $934,223 federal grant to develop SBIRT training into its curriculum for health professional …

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UMKC Increases Innovative Team Approach in Health Education

Published on August 15, 2013 Grant funds collaborative care with Schools of Nursing and Health Studies, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Social Work The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies, in collaboration with the Schools of Dentistry, Pharmacy and Social Work, has received a three-year federal grant of $722,208 to fund the creation an …

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Ground Zero for Addiction Treatment – National Training Center Located Within the SoNHS

The number of people seeking treatment for alcohol and drug problems might double in the near future, when millions will suddenly become eligible for insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act. The University of Missouri-Kansas City is taking the lead in making sure that health systems across the country are ready to handle this huge …

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SoNHS Faculty Present at International Interprofessional Education Conference

Margaret Brommelsiek and Susan Kimble presented on their grant progress to an audience of interprofessional health practitioners on June 12 in Vancouver, B.C. Brommelsiek is the Director of Interprofessional Education Health Sciences and Susan Kimble is the Director of the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Programs at the …

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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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