September 2018 Member News

 

Carol Dean Baker

Dean Baker discusses Georgia College’s program to address shortage of psychiatric-mental health nurses. Dean is co-director of the Psychiatric-Mental Health Advanced Practice Registered Nurse program, which will train more nurses to help meet the state's mental health care needs. https://www.macon.com/news/local/education/article217946885.html

Ashley Martin

Ashley Martin helps expand new medical and psychiatric clinic to improve access to care. The Lakeview Medical and Psychiatric Clinic will provide therapy, substance use disorder treatment, and more in Macomb, Illinois. http://www.wiu.edu/news/newsrelease.php?release_id=15765

 

Bernadette Melnyk

Bernadette Melnyk awarded Hillman Foundation Emergent Innovation Grant. The grant will fund Bernadette's research into pet owner and pet care to support the health needs of homebound older adults and their pets. https://nursing.osu.edu/news/college-of-nursing-news-headlines/hillman-foundation-awards-college-of-nursing-two-innovation-grants.html

Mary Moller

Mary Moller, the 2018 APNA Psychiatric Nurse of the Year, profiled by Pacific Lutheran University. Mary discusses the course of her career, including her practice, consultation, and lectures. https://www.plu.edu/marcom/news/2018/08/14/for-plus-mary-moller-nurse-of-the-year-award-was-a-career-in-the-making/

 

Andrew Penn

Andrew Penn authors blog on meditation retreats. In his blog, Andrew discusses his plans for an upcoming hiking trip and the importance of understanding your own "inner world". https://www.psychcongress.com/blog/disconnecting-others-explore-our-inner-world

 

Kathryn Puskar

Kathryn Puskar inducted to Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Research Hall of Fame. Kathryn received this honor for her work in the field of adolescent mental health. https://thealmanac.net/news/upper-st-clair-nurse-inducted-into-international-research-hall-of/article_10e7f9a0-9bf1-11e8-bcff-1f8c25c7141f.html

Roberta Waite

Roberta Waite appointed executive director of Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center. In addition to her new role, Roberta will also continue to serve as assistant dean of academic and community integration at Drexel University. https://drexel.edu/now/archive/2018/August/11th-Street-New-Director-Roberta-Waite/

Barbara Wolfe

Barbara Wolfe honored with Yale School of Nursing Distinguished Alumna Award. Barbara earned this award in recognition of her vast body of research and psychiatric-mental health nursing practice. https://nursing.yale.edu/news/school-nursing-honors-five-recipients-distinguished-alumnaei-awards

 
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