Kenya Kirkendoll, clinical assistant professor of nursing, is named the first recipient of the Dr. Dorothy Coverson grant given by the Chi Eta Phi nursing sorority. A Ph.D. student at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, Kirkendoll previously worked with Dr. Coverson and is honored to be the first to receive the grant.
Lewis School nursing students help save lives of homeless clients at Safe House. For nearly eight years, Ga State nursing students provided blood pressure checks, health education and medical referrals. Recently, one student referred a client to the hospital when he registered abnormally high blood pressure. The man did have a stroke but fortunately was… more »
Georgia State University’s School of Nursing welcomes the Perimeter College Department of Nursing associate degree program. On July 1, the associate degree program became an administrative unit of the School of Nursing due to regulations of the Georgia Board of Nursing. The change is administrative, not a physical change.
All associate degree program students continue… more »
Through much of her life, Katelyn Guzman and her mother have been a team. So it was inevitable that when her mother developed thyroid disease, Guzman was there to be her advocate, caregiver, and interpreter.
During Guzman’s junior year in school, her mother’s health grew worse. Guzman then experienced the impact of compassionate health care… more »
Few undergraduate nursing students can withstand the challenges of a rigorous degree, the loss of a family member and balancing an overnight job to pay bills. However, ACE nursing student Ebony Johnson is no ordinary student.
Her mother was a nursing student who died when Johnson was young, but her mother’s profession gave the May… more »
Young African-Americans often hold a distorted view of their personal risk for a stroke, two nursing researchers at Georgia State University’s Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions say in a recently published study in the Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.
Dawn Aycock, assistant professor, and Pat Clark, professor, examined the accuracy of risk… more »
Childhood experiences accompanying her father on medical mission trips led Nancy Brenneman to a career change into the field of nursing. A paralegal who assisted immigrant doctors and nurses to settle in underserved U.S. communities, Brenneman saw firsthand the impact the healthcare professionals made on the communities. This earlier work led her to pursue a… more »
Fall scholarship applications are open February 1– February 29, 2016. Scholarships awarded in the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions are made possible by the generous contributions of alumni, corporations, foundations and friends.
The Lewis School congratulates the fall Class of 2015! On December 16, more than 100 students from health informatics, nursing, nutrition and respiratory therapy graduated from bachelors, masters and doctorate degree programs.
A special recognition was given to the first graduating Doctor of Nursing Practice students. These six students received the top clinical degree available… more »