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PHOTO: Taylor ShortStudent interview series - #CHBSChats with Taylor Short

February 16, 2017

Taylor tells us about his most rewarding experiences in the MSN program's family nurse practitioner concentration. 

PHOTO: Patra ReedNursing graduate leading effort to keep chronic patients out of the ER

December 12, 2017

As Blue Ridge regional director of integrated care management for Sentara, Patra Reed is responsible for leading, directing and deploying innovative initiatives to support chronic patients and their families across the continuum of care.

PHOTO: Wilson HallCHBS programs nationally recognized for engagement

November 28, 2017

The American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) recently recognized JMU nursing and social work for exemplary civic education within their respective programs.


Julie Sanford receives FAAN designation

October 13, 2017

Julie Sanford, Director of JMU's School of Nursing, has been named a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN). There are a mere 2,500 nursing professionals worldwide who hold this title. 

PHOTO: Malta

Mediterranean island provides healthcare perspective

October 13, 2017

During World War II, the island of Malta was called the “nurse of the Mediterranean” because of its clinics that cared for Italian soldiers. During the summer study abroad term, nursing and health sciences students witnessed the island’s nurturing atmosphere firsthand.

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