Mizzou nursing students train with life-like manikin

SSON home to first Lifecast Manikin at Mizzou

Hyper-realistic geriatric manikin takes training for Mizzou nurses to a new level

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Josie Woodward – Graduate Spotlight

Golden Girl dances her way through Mizzou Nursing to the Pulmonary ICU.

Luke Pfitzinger, smiles, composite photo.

Luke Pfitzinger – Graduate Spotlight

Pfitzinger, a Mizzou Nursing legacy, volunteer firefighter, EMT and Columbia local, plans to stay with the University of Missouri Hospital after commencement.


Born for this

Christyl Barnes explored several institutions, majors and career paths before finding her home at Mizzou. Now, as a master’s degree recipient and instructor at the Sinclair School of Nursing, she’s right where she belongs.


Intergenerational dreams

First-generation college student Débora Paez Perez found the right major later in her college career. See how her calling is also fulfilling a lifelong dream of her immigrant mother.

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Popejoy named dean of the MU Sinclair School of Nursing

Lori Popejoy has served in various administrative and research roles, including interim dean, since arriving at the University of Missouri in 2007.

Student Spotlight: Nina Graves

Student Spotlight – Nina Graves

Nina Graves discovered she wanted to be a nurse when she worked as an interpreter in health care. Now, she's making an impact even before graduation.

Roy Thompson photo

Roy Thompson – Faculty Highlight

Nursing goals are strong in Roy Thompson. Improving the nursing home workforce while understanding the relationship between staffing, models of care and  health disparities among nursing homes residents that belong to racial and ethnic minoritized groups.