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TWU professor leads effort to collect medical equipment to fight pandemic

Sometimes, heroes really do wear masks.

Tuong-Vi Ho, PhD: A leader in the Vietnamese community

It was a mere week before Operation Frequent Wind, the final evacuation from Saigon, South Vietnam, in 1975. Someone looked at her and said, “We are evacuating. Would you like to go?”

TWU nursing PhD student honored with Virginia Chandler Dykes scholarship

Nisha Mathews, a graduate student pursuing her Ph.D. in nursing from TWU’s Nelda C. Clark College of Nursing in Houston, will receive the 2020 Virginia Chandler Dykes scholarship from the College of Nursing. 

Parry Distinguished Lectureship Focuses on Florence Nightingale

Texas Woman’s University College of Nursing in Houston will host the annual Parry Distinguished Lectureship from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, at the Houston Endowment Auditorium, Room 2120, at TWU’s Houston Center in the Texas Medical Center.

College sponsors national AAHN conference

TWU’s College of Nursing was the official sponsor of the annual national conference for the American Association for the History of Nursing (AAHN) in Dallas, Sept. 19-21. AAHN promotes the appreciation and scholarship of nursing’s history to inform and shape nursing’s future.

Nursing Group names TWU alumna ‘Living Legend’

A Texas Woman’s University Distinguished Alumna recognized nationally and internationally for her work advancing nursing education will be honored as a “Living Legend” this fall by the American Academy of Nursing.

TWU alumni, faculty among top nurses in Houston, D/FW

Twenty-five nurses with ties to Texas Woman’s University in the Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston areas have been recognized for outstanding achievement and beyond-the-call-of-duty service this spring.

TWU taps national nursing leader as new dean

Texas Woman’s University today announced that Rosalie Mainous, a former collegiate dean, NIH-funded researcher, and the current director of academic nursing development for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), will become dean of TWU’s College of Nursing, effective Aug. 5.

TWU nursing student’s research published in prestigious journal

As an undergraduate nursing student Shannon Duncan’s passion for the healthcare field was clear. However, she knew if she wanted to help more people and further her career, she needed to become involved in research on campus.

Duncan is now the first undergraduate student to walk into TWU Dallas’ Center for Research Design and Analysis (CRDA) on her own in pursuit of opportunities. This first step led Duncan on a journey that would end with her work published in the Journal of Forensic Nursing.

Ferguson embarks on third Alternative Spring Break volunteer trip

While most students are on vacation or enjoying a relaxing break from school, Shiley Ferguson donates her time to others through Alternative Spring Break (ASB) volunteer programs. Ferguson has already participated in two ASB trips and will embark on her third and final trip this year before graduating with a nursing degree in May.

Military service inspires TWU alumna and professor to improve care for veterans

Sometimes, inspiration comes from places we least expect it.

For Sabrenda Littles -- a member of TWU’s Houston nursing faculty, a business owner and a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves – inspiration came during numerous hospital waiting room visits as a child.

Departing associate dean and alumna Stephanie Woods keeps TWU close to the heart

In nine years as associate dean of nursing on TWU's Dallas campus, Stephanie Woods has developed relationships and programs that have changed the face of the nursing program. Now, the proud alumna is pursuing her next challenge.

Judy McFarlane on NPR Regarding Child Brides

TWU Houston nursing faculty member Dr. Judy McFarlane was interviewed by Florida NPR station WGCU regarding her research.

Wanted: Faculty to teach 1.2 million missing nurses

Texas Woman’s University’s Dean of the College of Nursing, Anita Hufft, Ph.D., RN encourages nurses to consider a career educating the next generation.

Nursing: the balance of mind, body and spirit

Nurses make a difference in the lives of patients and their families. This week, we salute our nursing faculty, alum, future nurses and all that make up this honorable profession. 

Texas Woman’s University Ph.D. Student Named to GNSA Leadership Council

Texas Woman's University, Houston, Ph.D. candidate, Tamu Abreu, has been named to the national Leadership Council of the Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA). Applicants were sought from approximately 500 U.S. nursing programs with six students selected to serve on the council.

Texas Woman's University Nursing Professor Receives Prestigious Gold Award

Anne Young, EdD, RN, professor at Texas Woman’s University’s Nelda C. Stark College of Nursing in Houston, has been named as the 2017 Gold Award winner for Excellence in Nursing Education – Faculty by the Good Samaritan Foundation. Young was presented with the award at the Excellence in Nursing awards luncheon held Monday, October 23, at the Royal Sonesta Hotel-Houston.

TWU Nursing Faculty Member Receives $534,000 NIH Grant

Texas Woman's University College of Nursing Professor Pinky Budhrani-Shani, Ph.D., has been awarded a $534,000 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant for her proposed research on “Caring for Caregivers with Mind-Body Exercise,” the first-ever study related to the practice of Qigong for caregivers. This grant also marks the first time in more than a decade that TWU's College of Nursing has received funding from NIH.

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