May 2016 Member News

  Dr. Susan Calloway discusses the new PMH program at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center. Calloway highlights the impact of the mental health workforce shortage on the newly created program. http://www.dailytoreador.com/news/hsc-creates-mental-health-nursing-program/article_85c35014-fc73-11e5-a27f-d7acf42cdd57.html
   
  Cindy Cunningham named nurse practitioner at Fellowship Health Resources. Cunningham brings expertise in healthcare administration, healthcare management, and nursing services to her new role. http://capegazette.villagesoup.com/p/fellowship-health-resources-names-cindy-cunningham-nurse-practitioner/1516217?cid=2540307
   
  Marcella J. Echternacht honored by Nebraska Legislature for her nursing career. The Legislature created a resolution to highlight Echternact's accomplishments. http://nebraskalegislature.gov/FloorDocs/Current/PDF/Intro/LR531.pdf
   
Pam Heiple Pamela Heiple honored with Highland Hospital Advanced Practice Provider Award. The award, which honors outstanding service of a Highland Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, acknowledges Heiple's 30 years of service.  https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/news/story/4555/pamela-heiple-aprn-bc-npp-honored-with-highland-hospital-advanced-practice-provider-award.aspx
   
Jenny Kleinert profiled by the Herald Independent. Kleinert is the recipient of the APNA Wisconsin Chapter Psychiatric Nurse of the Year Award. http://www.hngnews.com/monona_cottage_grove/article_b6ff5c0a-f0fb-11e5-b447-7b31959cdb5c.html
   
Bernadette Melnyk Bernadette Melnyk to head landmark national institute on evidence-based practice. Melnyk's institute is the result of a $6.5 million grant awarded to the Ohio State University. https://nursing.osu.edu/news/college-of-nursing-news-headlines/fuld-grant.html
   
Carolyn Wellford Dawn Salyards develops Behavioral Health Outpatient Clinic at the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. Salyards' program connects patients to nurses more quickly so the patients' needs can be addressed more efficiently. http://www.wyomingnews.com/news/crmc-offers-aid-to-patients-through-psychiatric-nurses/article_175ffed0-ff91-11e5-9cc8-8bf5f66a40e6.html
   
Jessica Walker Jessica Walker named a Founder’s Medalist for the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. Walker, who is also an APNA Board of Directors Student Scholar, was honored at Vanderbilt's Commencement. http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2016/05/founders-medalists-honored-at-vanderbilt-commencement/?utm_source=myvupreview&utm_medium=myvu_email&utm_campaign=myvupreview-2016-05-13
 
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