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June 20, 2020

A team of researchers from Ohio State University’s College of Nursing recently received a $1.6 million federal grant to try to reduce the chances of young, Black adults getting heart disease.

June 18, 2020

Researchers from Vanderbilt University and The Ohio State University are teaming up to develop next-generation robotic technology that can help older adults living with forms of dementia through a grant from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

June 15, 2020

Federal grant program designed to increase number of faculty available to teach future nurses

The Ohio State University College of Nursing today opened the application for the Nursing Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) for nursing doctoral students interested in making a difference in the education of future generations of nurses.

June 11, 2020

The Ohio State University College of Nursing hosted Masterminds: The Future of Health Transformed. The virtual event featured three faculty members as they gave short, engaging TED-style talks about their passions and research in the nursing field.

Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, APRN-CNP, EBP-C, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN, university chief wellness officer and College of Nursing dean, moderated the event.

June 11, 2020

Partnership honored for mixed-media campaign designed to help people save their lives

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) honored a broad partnership led by The Ohio State University Office of the Chief Wellness Officer and the College of Nursing with a 2020 Circle of Excellence Gold award for last fall’s O-Heart-I-O heart health campaign.

June 05, 2020

A continuing NIH T32 training grant awarded to The Ohio State University College of Nursing from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Nursing Research (NIH/NINR) will support the training of pre-doctoral students studying health development across the life course. PhD students in nursing will conduct research while working closely with 24 faculty from nursing, sociology, emergency medicine and pediatric medicine.

June 05, 2020

Tool aims to address gaps and help incorporate research to improve patient care

A study published this week in the Western Journal of Nursing Research highlights preliminary data for validity of a new tool that helps measure the confidence of nurses in implementation strategies to accelerate the adoption of evidence-based practice in the name of improved patient care and safety.

June 02, 2020

We will collaborate with our university family to strategize about a plan to address racism in our midst and support change that must happen to ensure the equality, safety and opportunity that Ohio State represents for people of all races across our state, our country and our world.

– Dean Bernadette Melnyk

June 01, 2020

The Schweitzer Fellows Program supports and trains emerging health-focused graduate and professional students in creating and carrying out service projects to address unmet community needs. The Fellows carry out an April-to-April community service project of at least 200 service hours, with at least 100 hours involving direct client contact. Fellows partner with an existing community agency in the Columbus or Athens area and have both an academic and a community-based mentor.

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