Health Care

  • Carolyn Clevenger works work with a patient.

    September 28, 2016 | School of Nursing Faculty Establishes Emory's First Nurse-led Medical Home

    Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Department of Neurology, and the Department of Psychiatry launch the academic health system's first nurse-led medical home.

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    August 30, 2016 | Ebola survivor urges nursing students to cultivate compassion

    Two years after being treated at Emory University Hospital for Ebola virus disease, Nancy Writebol returned to Emory to address a packed audience of future nurses for the 111th convocation of the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing.

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    August 17, 2016 | Hand hygiene technology at two Emory hospitals tests compliance among health care employees

    Emory University Hospital Midtown (EUHM) and Emory Johns Creek Hospital (EJCH) are testing new technology to determine if hand hygiene compliance can be increased among health care workers.

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    June 3, 2016 | School of Nursing encourages comment on VA's proposed APRN practice amendment

    The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing supports nurses and VA partners nationwide and encourages all stakeholders to submit statements on this proposed rule during the 60-day public comment period.

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    June 2, 2016 | Emory team to train first responders in infectious disease protection

    Emory University School of Medicine's Department of Emergency Medicine has received a $375,000 grant to help train first responders, and workers whose jobs may expose them to infectious diseases, in ways to protect themselves and prevent the spread of disease.

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    June 2, 2016 | First Zika Baby is Born in Continental U.S.

    Associate Professor Suzanne Staebler explains microcephaly complication for child born effected by Zika virus.

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    March 18, 2016 | Ease Into Nursing With Health Care Volunteer Work

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    March 9, 2016 | School of Nursing professor named one of 40 Under 40 Leaders in Healthcare

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    March 9, 2016 | Emory Nursing Professional Development Center earns accreditation

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    February 29, 2016 | Traveling exhibit showcases postcards of nurses throughout the 20th century

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    January 20, 2016 | Mi-Kyung Song joins school of nursing faculty

    Mi-Kyung Song, PhD, RN, has joined the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing as professor of nursing and director of Emory's Center for Nursing Excellence in Palliative Care.

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    November 25, 2015 | Preemie Birth Risks

    Suzanne Staebler discusses the impact of different therapies on premature babies.

  • Melissa Pinto

    October 23, 2015 | University of Louisville PhD Nursing Graduates Help Meet Faculty Shortage

    University of Louisville PhD Nursing Graduates Help Meet Faculty Shortage

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    October 22, 2015 | Families can help keep seniors out of the hospital

    Families can help keep seniors out of the hospital

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    October 7, 2015 | Hunterdon County experts encourage families to take action as flu season begins

    Hunterdon County experts encourage families to take action as flu season begins

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    October 1, 2015 | Nursing programs at Emory aim to strengthen veteran health care

    The essential nature of veteran health care is being infused more deeply into the nursing curriculum via two programs led by Emory nursing faculty and Atlanta VA Medical Center (VAMC) nurses.

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    July 28, 2015 | Emory marks first anniversary of Ebola care

    As Kent Brantly slowly makes his way into Emory University Hospital on Aug. 2, 2014, amidst an avalanche of media coverage, he becomes the first person with Ebola virus disease treated in the United States -- propelling Emory into the international spotlight and beginning a journey of clinical care, research and education that continues to this day.

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    June 22, 2015 | "Team Ebola" nurse honored as AJC 2015 Celebrating Nurses awardee

    Jill Morgan, RN, BSN, an experienced critical care nurse at Emory University Hospital and a member of "Team Ebola" -- the care team for Emory's four patients diagnosed with Ebola virus disease -- has been named a top 10 nurse in the 2015 AJC's Celebrating Nurses Nursing Excellence Awards.

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    April 26, 2015 | 'Team Ebola' to receive DAISY award for exceptional nursing

    The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) and the DAISY Foundation will award "Team Ebola" of the Emory University Hospital Serious Communicable Disease Unit (SCDU) with the National Patient Safety Foundation's DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Members of "Team Ebola" will receive the award for their care of critically ill patients diagnosed with Ebola virus disease at the NPSF Patient Safety Congress, which takes place April 29-May 1 in Austin, Texas.

  • Laura Mitchell, Crystal Johnson, and Jason Slabach

    April 24, 2015 | Ebola care in the U.S.: Emory nurses set the standard

    The image is iconic. As news helicopters hover overhead, physician Kent Brantly, clad head to toe in white protective gear, steps out of an ambulance and slowly enters Emory University Hospital to become the first patient treated for Ebola hemorrhagic fever on American soil. He contracted the Ebola virus while serving as a medical missionary in Liberia.

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    March 11, 2015 | School of Nursing announces the Susan D. Flynn Memorial Oncology Nursing Externships

    The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University recently selected Claudia Garcia and Tahsin Rajabali as recipients of its inaugural Susan D. Flynn Memorial Oncology Nursing Externship.

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    March 10, 2015 | School of Nursing leads in HRSA NURSE Corps scholarships

    Emory's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing is ranked among the top 20 nursing programs in the country for students receiving NURSE Corps scholarships for their commitment to helping vulnerable populations receive access to primary care.

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    March 3, 2015 | Emory's School of Nursing ranked in top 10 by U.S. News and World Report

    The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University ranked 10th among nursing schools in the "America's Best Graduate Schools" guide released today by U.S. News and World Report. This top ranking is the highest in the nursing school's history, and was based on new statistical and reputational data introduced for the first time this year by U.S. News.

  • Emory SON Alums discuss treating Ebola patients

    December 12, 2014 | Emory School of Nursing alumni fight Ebola

    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing alumni Crystal Johnson, RN, Laura Mitchell, RN, and Jason Slabach, RN, were among the medical team members treating Ebola patients at Emory University Hospital's Serious Communicable Disease Unit.

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    November 25, 2014 | When Emory went viral: Stories of Ebola

    Until early August 2014, cases of Ebola virus disease had not been seen or treated in the United States. All that changed when the first two American patients were brought for treatment to Emory University Hospital, where a special isolation unit (Serious Communicable Disease Unit) designed by Emory and CDC experts had been preparing for such a crisis for more than a decade.

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    October 22, 2014 | Study investigates risk and protective factors for preterm birth in African American women

    The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing received a five-year, $1.9 million award from the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities to investigate risks and protective factors that contribute to high rates of preterm birth in African-American women.

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    September 26, 2014 | Virtual primary care office lets young adults prep for doctor visits, manage depression

    "Kids today can't escape," says Melissa Pinto PhD RN, an assistant professor and mental health researcher at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing.

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    September 22, 2014 | School of Nursing study examines heat related illness and hazardous farmworker conditions

    Researchers at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing will examine the nature of heat-related illness (HRI) in farmworker populations throughout Central Florida.