News posts tagged "Jonas Veterans Healthcare Program"

American Journal of Nursing Interviews Brigadier General (Ret.) Bill Bester

Listen to this American Journal of Nursing (AJN) interview with Jonas Center Senior Advisor, Brigadier General (Ret.) Bill Bester. Editor-in-cheif of the AJN, Shawn Kennedy, moderates this interview about veterans healthcare and the roles of nurses.

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[Video] Jonas Center Discusses Nursing's Role in Veterans' Healthcare

In early September, the Jonas Center partnered with the UCLA School of Nursing and the UCSF School of Nursing, to host two inaugural panel discussions and funders' briefings to raise awareness and support for the nurses who are on the frontlines of veterans' healthcare. More than 60 constituents attended each event, and more briefings are being planned in other cities for 2013.

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Jonas Center Hosts Panels on Status of Veterans Healthcare and Philanthropy

LOS ANGELES, CA – On Tuesday, September 11, 2012, the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, in partnership with the University of California Los Angeles’ School of Nursing hosted its inaugural panel discussion and funders’ briefing at Hotel Angeleno to raise awareness and support for the Nurses who are on the frontlines of veterans’ healthcare.

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Watch Jonas Center Golf Classic to Support Veterans Healthcare Video

Enjoy a video taken at the Jonas Center Golf Classic to Support Veterans Healthcare featuring:

  • Lieutenant Colonel Ric Anderson
  • Barbara Jonas, Co-founder Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence
  • Colonel (REt.) Kelly Wolgast, Assistant Professor Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
  • Brigadier General (Ret.) William Bester, Senior Advisor, Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence
  • Catherine Rick, Chief Nursing Services Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs
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Watch Lt. Commander Pam Wall on American Voices

Lt. Commander Pam Wall is a psychiatric nurse with the U.S. Navy, and a Jonas Veterans Healthcare Program Scholar. Watch her talk about the unique advantages nurses have when it comes to delivering mental health care to wounded veterans.

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Jonas Veterans Scholar Featured in PBS Need to Know “AMERICAN VOICES” Segment

NEW YORK, June 20, 2012—On Friday, June 22nd, PBS’s award-winning TV- and web- newsmagazine Need to Know will feature commentary on Post -Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from Jonas Veterans Healthcare Program Scholar Navy Lieutenant Commander (CDR) Pamela Herbig-Wall, a psychiatric nurse set to deploy with the Marines to the Middle East. The segment will examine the importance of nursing to improving veterans’ healthcare.

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