Clinical Assistant Professor Nasra Giama, right, speaks with University of Nairobi One Health students in Nairobi National Park in Kenya.

Answering the call to action

As evidence points to climate change’s impact on health, the school steps up its planetary health efforts.

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On Earth Day, Nursing Collaboratory Lends Voice to Planetary Health
Academic-practice partnership among co-signers of call-to-action published in The Lancet 

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Professor Diane Treat-Jacobson

Treat-Jacobson honored for community-engaged scholarship
Professor Diane Treat-Jacobson, PhD, RN, FAAN, received the college-wide President’s Community-Engaged Scholar Award from the Office for Public Engagement and the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs at a ceremony on April 4.

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Faculty, students and community members filled McNamara Alumni Center April 12 for the school’s annual Nursing Research Day. The theme this year was Research, Innovation and Technology.
Retired Brid. Gen. Clara Adams-Ender was inducted into the U.S. Army Hall of Fame by the Army Women’s Foundation. Adams-Ender, who earned a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Minnesota in 1969, rose from staff nurse in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps to chief of the Army Nurse Corps, commanding 22,000 nurses. She was the first Army nurse to command as a general officer when she assumed command of Fort Belvoir.
Sam Myers, MD, director of Harvard University’s Planetary Health Alliance, will deliver the commencement address at the School of Nursing spring commencement ceremony May 17. Myers is a senior research scientist at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, an instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and is board certified in internal medicine.
Associate Professor Karen Monsen, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAMIA, received two awards at the Midwest Nursing Research Society’s 43rd Annual Research Conference held in Kansas City March 27-30.

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