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Archive of posts filed under the School of Nursing and Health Studies category.

Dean Ann Cary Named American Academy of Nursing Fellow

The American Academy of Nursing announced that Dr. Ann Cary, dean of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies, was selected as one of its 164 highly distinguished nurse leaders in its 2016 class of Academy fellows. The Academy comprises of over 2,400 nurse leaders in education, management, policy, and research […]

Joint Appointment for the UMKC School of Medicine and the School of Nursing and Health Studies

The UMKC School of Medicine and the School of Nursing and Health Studies have recently announced the joint appointment of Mark Nichols, Ph.D. Dr. Nichols will serve as the associate dean of research for the School of Nursing and the associate research professor in the Department of Basic Medical Science at the School of Medicine. […]

UMKC’s Online MSN Program Ranks in Top 30 for Low Student-Faculty Ratios

A recent article for “Best Master of Science in Nursing Degrees” ranked UMKC’s Online Nursing Program as one of the top 30 programs for low student-to-faculty ratios.  Increased opportunity for student-to-faculty interactions positively impacts a student’s professional and personal development, intellectual growth, and subject matter competence.  Methodology for developing this list divided the total number […]

UMKC School of Nursing and Health Studies Receives $7 Million Grant

The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies has been awarded a $7 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control to establish the school as a national HIV-prevention resource center. The grant will be dispersed in increments of $1.4 million annually for five years, and will be used to establish the […]

UMKC’s Online Nursing Program Ranks 10th in the Nation

U.S. News & World Report has ranked UMKC’s School of Nursing and Health Studies as having the 10th best online graduate nursing program in the nation. This ranking is the highest of any public university in Missouri or Kansas, and marks a jump in ranking from last year’s number 15 spot. The UMKC School of […]

Meet Ann Cary, the New Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Studies

A welcome reception will be held for Ann Cary, Ph.D., the new Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Studies on Wednesday, October 9, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at 651 W. 57th St., Kansas City, MO 64113. Joy Wheeler will be hosting the event. Cary has worked in higher education for 25 years, […]

New Faculty Blog Series Issue #3

Cheri Barber, D.N.P. (School of Nursing and Health Studies) Dr. Cheri Barber completed her Doctorate of Nursing Practice at UMKC with her clinical project focus on childhood obesity in primary care.  She is the past president of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP), the professional home for PNP’s and other advanced practice nurses […]

Cary Appointed as New Dean of School of Nursing and Health Studies

UMKC has selected 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 Lora Lacey-Haun, who served as dean of the UMKC school since 2004 and will retire in September. Cary received her BSN from Louisiana State University in New […]

School of Nursing Changes Name To Reflect Expansion in Curriculum

UMKC’s School of Nursing has announced that it has updated its name to the School of Nursing and Health Studies. This change reflects added study areas such as training in hospital and clinic administration, community outreach, patient advocacy and health education, and managing conversion to electronic medical records. “The name change of a school might […]