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- Georgia State Nursing Agreement Increases RN to BS GradsGeorgia State University and the School of Nursing pursue new avenues for increasing the pool of bachelor’s prepared nurses in Georgia through an agreement with Gwinnett Tech’s nursing program. This agreement, the first official agreement Georgia State has signed with another institution, provides a seamless process to move qualified associate degree registered nurse (RN) graduates… more »News
- Health Informatics Graduate Receives Trotter AwardFortune Onwuzuruike received the 2017 Nell Hamilton Trotter Student Leadership Award at the Georgia State University spring undergraduate commencement ceremony this week. The award, named for Georgia State’s first dean of women, recognizes the student’s outstanding commitment to student involvement and is the highest student leadership award presented by the university. Onwuzuruike, who received his… more »News
- Graduate Students Win Second Lewis School Grad Research ConferenceThe Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions held the second annual Graduate Research Conference on April 10, with 27 posters presented by more than 30 students in all four of the current graduate-level academic areas of nursing, nutrition, physical therapy and respiratory therapy. Congratulations this year’s winners of the Lewis School Graduate… more »News
- Measuring successful veteran reintegrationDr. Pey-Shen Wen and a group of four researchers, primarily at Veteran’s Administration (VA) hospitals around the country, are seeking ways to best measure the successful societal reintegration of veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI). More than 20 percent of veterans from the Mideast conflicts suffer from TBI, many of which are serious injuries caused… more »News
- Differences in Sex and Running Ability Influence Declines in Marathon Performance, Study FindsA person’s sex and running ability play a role in the decline of their performance in marathons as they get older, according to a Georgia State University study. “We found that marathon performance decline begins at about 35 years old,” said Dr. Gerald Zavorsky, lead author of the study and associate professor in the Department… more »News
- PT Receives the 2017 Regents’ AwardThe Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia selected the Department of Physical Therapy for the 2017 Regents’ Teaching Excellence Award for Departments and Programs. “This award recognizes our faculty’s contributions to our students and to our university through outstanding teaching,” says Andrew Butler, acting department chair. “Our faculty and students contribute… more »News