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Meet Brittney Stephens – First-Generation Day 2022


Meet Brittney Stephens, an SSON first-generation graduate turned simulation program coordinator and a true Mizzou Nursing success story.

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Meet Jachelle Powell – First Generation Day 2022


Jachelle Powell is a first-generation nursing student, small business owner, and mentor paving the way for future students like herself.

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Interdimensional collaboration


Exploring the areas of virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality and artificial intelligence, Mizzou scholars are working across disciplines to enter the metaverse.

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Edith Harrington – Alumni Spotlight


SSON alumna, Edith Harrington, will turn 100 years old next year, but during 1943 at age 20, she left her life at Mizzou to join the WWII effort in the US Cadet Nurse Corps.

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Texting may help reduce avoidable hospitalizations from nursing homes


A $1 million NIH grant will help MU researchers speed up decision-making in nursing homes, improve quality of care.

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Resiliency, family support help Hispanic breast cancer survivors manage lymphedema


Mizzou Nursing researcher studies factors that help Hispanic women return to work, adapt to life with lymphedema after surviving breast cancer.

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Mizzou nursing is opening new doors – tour our new home at an open house and dedication on Oct. 14


Join us to celebrate at our dedication and open house on Oct. 14 or tour the building at homecoming on Oct. 22- two hours before game kickoff.

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Black nursing home residents, those under age 65 more likely to have repeat transfers to hospital, SSON study finds


Study also found those with ‘full-code’ status regarding end-of-life care more likely to have repeat transfers than those with ‘do-not-resuscitate’ status.

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SSON study finds health benefits of ‘aging in place’ at TigerPlace


Care at independent living facility helps older adults avoid declines in physical, mental and cognitive health outcomes.

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Karry Weston – PhD Spotlight


Karry Weston’s work in maternal health care was showcased in a recent article in Show Me Mizzou.