2018 News

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Health Sciences Research Day 2018


The Sinclair School of Nursing was well-represented at the MU Health Sciences Research Day on Thursday, November 15, 2018.  Nursing PhD students presenting their research included Reem Al Alawi, Rungnapha Khiewchaum, Christiana Oyewusi, Donna Prentice, and Erin Tallon. For the first time in the history of the Sinclair School of Nursing, we also had three…

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MONSAAttendees

Only Missouri School to Achieve Status as a National Student Nurses Association Stellar School


Missouri Nursing Student Association (MONSA) held its annual convention in St. Louis on Thursday and Friday, October 25 & 26. The Sinclair School of Nursing had seven enthusiastic Student Nurse Association members attend the conference, along with Faculty Advisor, Donna Otto. The students, from left to right are: Liz Kimsey, Emma Scroggins, Marielle Allen, Hannah…

Laura Remy – Opinion Piece in Columbia Tribune


  Current PhD student, Laura Remy published her thoughts on the EPA rollbacks with the Columbia Daily Tribune newspaper.  As a nurse, I know that having access to clean air to breathe and clean water to drink is essential for human health. That is why it is so alarming that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency…

Conn and Thompson

Researcher retires after 32-year career


Dr. Vicki Conn has had an illustrious career spanning 32 years since her initial appointment as an assistant professor to the MU School of Nursing. She is a graduate of the MU Sinclair School of Nursing, first with a Masters in Adult Nursing in 1981, followed by a PhD in Social-Psychology of Health and Aging.…

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Sinclair School of Nursing Receives $3 Million Gift from University of Missouri Health Care


COLUMBIA, Mo. ― The Sinclair School of Nursing at the University of Missouri has received a $3 million gift from University of Missouri Health Care to help fund the renovation and expansion of the current School of Nursing building. The renovation will transform the building, built in 1979, into a modern, state-of-the-art facility, with updated…

Sarah Thompson

Sarah Thompson to lead Sinclair School of Nursing as new dean


University of Missouri Interim Provost Jim Spain announced June 11 that Sarah Thompson, associate vice chancellor of health professions and professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Colorado Denver, has been named dean of the MU Sinclair School of Nursing. Thompson’s appointment will begin Aug. 1. “Dr. Thompson is a proven leader…

Graduate on Campus Days

Graduate Level Students Visit Campus


    Nearly 100 graduate students are on campus this week for orientation into their areas of study. This gives our students the opportunity to meet the faculty members, their classmates, and gives them access to our advising staff.  We also welcomed the very first class of RN-MSN students to the nursing program.  The class…

Lynelle Phillips, Laura Foley (instructional designer) and Donna Otto

Excellence in Online Facilitation Award


Donna Otto and Lynelle Phillips received the Excellence in Online Class Facilitation Award from MIZZOU Online for their work in the N4970 Nursing in Communities course for the RN to BSN Option. The award was presented at the University of Missouri Celebration of Teaching awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 16. Pictured are Lynelle Phillips, Laura…