Graduating Nursing Student Receives Kell Award

Posted On January 28, 2019
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Congratulations to nursing Bachelor of Science graduate Eliah Perez for receiving the Georgia State University Kell Award at Fall Commencement. Originally from Israel, Perez is an active leader in her community away from campus. Working for Jewish Kids Groups (JKG), Perez has been involved in coordinating and teaching in their Sunday school programs for the… more »

Healthcare Leader Heals With Music

Posted On December 21, 2018
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Stephan Davis, clinical assistant professor of nursing, plays holiday music on his saxophone for visitors to Atlanta’s Grady Hospital during December. An accomplished performer and composer, Davis enjoys delighting young and old alike with musical healing his performances sponsored by The Serenbe Institute for Art, Culture and the Environment.

Nursing Students Take Training into Fire Stations

Posted On November 6, 2018
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By Rebecca Rakoczy

Stretch — now hold it!”

On the second floor of the DeKalb County Fire Headquarters, four students from Georgia State University School of Nursing Associate Degree Program, Perimeter College, are teaching yoga to a group of firefighters. With their hectic and stressful schedules, firefighters often need reminders and tips to stay healthy,… more »

The Love of a Nurse to a Patient is Universal

Posted On October 11, 2018
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Ready for adventure after her two children left for college, Anita Rich became a volunteer with the Children’s Heart Project. The medical mission appealed to the 37-year nursing veteran and cardiac specialist and soon Rich, as a nurse transporter, accompanied children who needed life-saving heart repair surgery to receive surgery in the United States.  Her… more »

Nurse Researcher Receives Grant to Study Faith-Based Support of Dementia Patients and Caregivers

Posted On February 8, 2018
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Dr. Fayron Epps, assistant professor of nursing, received an Alzheimer’s Association Research Grant (AARG-D) for her project, “Dementia-Friendly Faith Villages to Support African American Families.” Dr. Epps and colleagues will design and test the feasibility of a dementia-friendly, faith village worship service. They will examine how dementia-friendly, faith village worship services support the well-being… more »

Congrats to Nursing Ph.D. Graduate

Posted On December 20, 2017
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Congratulations to Josie Doss for receiving the Doctor of Philosophy, Nursing degree from the Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions in December 2017.

Dr. Doss is an assistant professor of nursing at Georgia College in Milledgeville, where she coordinates the obstetrics and senior practicum courses for undergraduate nursing students. Her research interests… more »