Fall 2014 Category

Currently Funded Grants and Contracts

November 11, 2014

Research Lorraine Mion Early Nurse Detection of Delirium Superimposed on Dementia (END-DSD) National Institutes of Health/Pennsylvania State University 4/01/2010 – 2/08/2015 $732,533 Todd Monroe Age-Related Differences in Psychophysical and Neurobiological Response to Pain National Institutes of Health-National Institute on Aging 4/01/2014 – 3/31/2016 $431,750 Shelagh Mulvaney Using Social Learning to Improve Adolescent Diabetes Adherence Problem…

Class Notes – Fall 2014

November 11, 2014

60s Kathleen Smith Lewis, BSN ‘66, has written a book, “Challenges of LIVING with Chronic Illness—Beginnings & Endings,” which is available on Amazon.com. She lives in Atlanta. Sandra Jones Campbell, PhD, RN, BSN ‘69, received the John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award from The League of Innovation for co-creating a civility code of conduct with…

Connecting the Dots: Seamless Care Results in Better Outcomes

November 11, 2014

For people with a chronic illness, leaving the hospital after an acute episode can be overwhelming, confusing and scary. They have many medications to juggle, may struggle to remember their providers’ instructions, and have to fight social barriers like transportation to the pharmacy or grocery and missed work or school days. With all of these…