News posts January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017

Jonas Center Supports Online Education Course to Eliminate Children’s Lead Exposure

The Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare announced an online continuing education course on the topic of reducing children’s exposure to lead, now available at Nurse.com through June 13, 2017.

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Jonas Center Sponsors Schwartz Center’s Inaugural Compassion in Action Healthcare Conference

The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare, a national leader in the movement to strengthen and sustain the human connection at the heart of healthcare, today announced it will partner with the American Hospital Association (AHA), American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE), Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA) and Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) to host the inaugural Compassion in Action Healthcare Conference in Boston, Mass. from June 25-27, 2017.

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University of Maryland School of Nursing Awarded Jonas Center Grant to Endow Darlene J.Curley Scholarship

The University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) has been awarded $25,000 from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare to endow the Darlene J. Curley Scholarship. This latest grant contributes to the $255,000 that UMSON has received from the center since 2012 to support UMSON nursing students financially.

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Jonas Center Advisory Board Welcomes New Members  

The Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare today announced updates to its national Advisory Board, including three new members:

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Jonas Gift: A Legacy For Children's Vision

About eight years ago, philanthropist and entrepreneur Donald Jonas received some devastating news from his doctor at Columbia’s Department of Ophthalmology. “I hate to tell you this, Mr. Jonas,” Stephen Tsang, MD, PhD told him. “but it looks like you’re going blind.”

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