Blog posts January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017

Carolyn Jones: Defining Hope (Part 2) In honor of November’s National Home Care and Hospice Month, we’re continuing our conversation with Carolyn Jones. Below Jones shares more about her newest endeavor, Defining Hope, a…
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Carolyn Jones: Defining Hope (Part 1) Award-winning photographer and filmmaker Carolyn Jones is passionate about telling the stories of nurses. Following on the success of The American Nurse Project, which raised awareness on the critical…
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Jonas Global Fellow Beth Mettes Discusses Cataract Education in the Dominican Republic In honor of Cataract Awareness Month this June, Jonas Global Fellow Beth Mettes, RN, BSN, discusses her work in the Dominican Republic. Beth traveled to the Dominican Republic with the University of…
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Jonas Scholar Shares Vision Research In honor of Healthy Vision Month this May, we spoke to current Jonas Scholar Christine Catts MSN, RN, NNP-BC. Catts is DNP Scholar at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.
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Updates from the 41st Annual Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference Earlier this month, Jonas Scholars attended the 41st Annual Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference, which was held in Minneapolis, MN and shared their experience with us.
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Jonas Scholars Attend the 2017 AACN Student Policy Summit (Part Two) Today we are happy to share the experiences of two additional Jonas Scholars who attended the 2017 AACN Student Policy Summit in March. Below, Jonas Scholar Elizabeth Monsees, a year-two PhD student…
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Jonas Scholars Attend the 2017 AACN Student Policy Summit (Part One) Several Jonas Scholars were among the 200 nursing students who attended the eighth annual American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Student Policy Summit, held in Washington, DC, from March…
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Jonas Scholar Speakers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing Celebration On Tuesday, March 21, 2017, the NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing hosted a Scholarship Celebration to honor their Scholarship Donors, such as the Jonas Center, and Student Scholars. Two Jonas Scholars spoke as part of the program: Shani Irby, MSN, ANP-BC, BMTCN, 2016-2018 Jonas Nurse Leader DNP Scholar and Mary Christine (Christy) Jared, MS, RN, PMHNP-BC, 2016-2017 Barbara Jonas Psychiatric-Mental Health PhD Nursing Scholar. We are pleased to share their speeches.
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Jonas Center/ VA Partnership Agreement November 14, 2016 marked a significant milestone in the ever-increasing impact of the Jonas Veterans Healthcare Program. On this date, a unique and critically important partnership was announced between the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) establishing a national network of nursing researchers, nurse educators and clinical nursing experts who are all professionally focused on improving upon the healthcare provided to our deserving veteran population.
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