Media Library

Nurses have the power to change the health of our nation

Lieutenant General (Ret.) Patricia D. Horoho and Mrs. Jonas speak to the role of this profession for the future of our nation. View video here.

Barbara and Donald Jonas Celebrate Nurses

Barbara and Donald Jonas commend our nation's nurses for their care, compassion, empathy and for devoting their lives to the profession. Watch Donald Jonas and Barbara Jonas now!

The Jonas Center 10th Anniversary Film

This film celebrates the Jonas Center’s 10th anniversary year by highlighting its mission, history, accomplishments and future, as well as its success in reaching its goal to support 1,000 nurse faculty and clinical leaders nationwide by 2016. View video here.

The Jonas Center supports the Dominican Republic Medical Partnership

The Jonas Center supports the Dominican Republic Medical Partnership and the University of Missouri in their efforts to expand a successful grassroots hypertension screening and treatment program to under-served communities in the Dominican Republic. To view a video about the program click here.

2015 Jonas Scholars Leadership Conference

The 2015 Leadership Conference held October 25 - 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. View pictures here.

Jonas Community

A word cloud that illustrates the ways in which our community describes the Jonas Center.

Alumni Scholar Leadership 

The Jonas Center is pleased to recognize our Jonas Scholar Alumni who are currently filling leadership research and clinical positions nationwide.

Jonas Nurse Scholar

The Jonas Center is pleased to recognize our network of more than 600 Jonas Doctoral Nurse Scholars who are making a difference in healthcare nationwide.

2014 Jonas Center Annual Golf Classic

The 2014 Jonas Center Annual Golf Classic was a huge success.  Make sure you don't miss out on this year's event.

Happy New Year 2014: Jonas Scholar Conference Highlights

The Jonas Scholar Leadership Conference in Washington D.C. was one of the many highlights from 2013. We invite you to check out this 3-minute video that features Mr. and Mrs. Jonas and 200 Nurse Leaders of the Future!

Veterans Health Podcast

Darlene Curley, Exec. Dir. answers: What is the Jonas Nursing Scholars Program for Veteran's Health?

Supporting Nurses in Veterans Healthcare

In September of 2012, the Jonas Center, in partnership with the University of California Los Angeles’ School of Nursing, hosted an inaugural panel discussion and funders’ briefing to raise awareness and support for the Nurses who are on the frontlines of veterans’ healthcare. The panel, titled “Coming Home Is Just the Beginning,” was moderated by Dean Courtney H. Lyder, ND, ScD (Hon.), FAAN, Dean and Professor of UCLA School of Nursing. Panelists included Brigadier General (Ret.) William Bester, US Army, RN, MSN, NEA-BC, Darlene Curley, Executive Director, Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, with veterans Pamela Wall, Lieutenant Commander, US Navy, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Jonas Scholar and Keynan Hobbs, MSN, PMHCNS-BC, VA Mission Valley Outpatient Clinic PTSD Clinical Team.

Partnership with John A. Hartford Foundation

In 2010 the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence announced a partnership with the John A. Hartford foundation to fund Faculty Scholars at nine Hartford Centers of Geriatric Nursing Excellence.

Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence - Psychiatric Hospitalist Program

The Barbara Jonas Psychiatric Hospitalist was established at New York - Presbyterian Hospital to provide mental health care for inpatients admitted for medical and surgical conditions. The position is named for Barbara Jonas, a longtime mental health advocate, former practicing psychotherapist and supporter of arts and education. Mrs. Jonas, with her husband Donald, gave $500,000 to honor Hospital President and CEO Dr. Herbert Pardes' longtime commitment to addressing mental health and behavioral issues in medicine.