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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) moves up in national ranking to #35


 March 29, 2022 Original article posted on showmen.missouri.edu. Written by Sara Diedrich, 573-882-3243, diedrichs@missouri.edu MU News Bureau Three graduate degree programs at the University of Missouri continue to be recognized among the best in the nation while also rising in the rankings in the 2023 Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News & World Report. The overall graduate program at…

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MizzouThon Helps Miracles Happen in the NICU


Written by Joe Walljasper, MU Health Care ____________________________ On one of her first days on campus as a freshman, Shelbie Mays heard about MizzouThon from her Kappa Delta sorority sisters. They told her that the University of Missouri student organization is dedicated to raising money for kids at Children’s Hospital, with a particular focus on the…

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Mizzou Alumni Association names 2021 Faculty Alumni Award winners


Top row: Lowell Mohler, Mary Beth Marrs, William Baker, Mary Sue Beck, Botswana Toney Blackburn and John Walter  Bottom row: D Cornelison, Cooper Drury, Alexander Garza, Sandra Whayne Gautt, Noah Heringman and Yong Volz Nov. 15, 2021 Contact: Stephanie Fleming, 573-882-8353, sfleming@missouri.edu Original article posted here at Showme.missouri.edu The Mizzou Alumni Association honored 12 distinguished…

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MU study examines benefits, challenges of telehealth in nursing homes during pandemic


Findings highlight telehealth’s ability to reduce patient stress, increase access. Nov. 3, 2021 Story contact: Brian Consiglio, 573-882-9144, consigliob@missouri.edu Original article posted here at Showme.missouri.edu The COVID-19 pandemic caused nursing homes to rapidly change their policies overnight. Telehealth was instantly adopted widely in an effort to reduce stress on the health care system by keeping residents…

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Anne Njoku Receives National Award


Each year the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) scholarship program awards scholarships to students pursuing health profession training. This past year, there was more than 1,800 applications from across the country, and of those, only 10% receive the award. We are so excited to announce that SSON DNP student Anne Njoku is one of the…

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Infants exposed to domestic violence have poorer cognitive development


September 17, 2021 Story Contact: Brian Consiglio, 573-882-9144, consigliob@missouri.edu  Original Post from ShowMeMizzou Here MU study explores impact of multiple father figures on infant neurodevelopmental delays. COLUMBIA, Mo. – While assessing a pregnant woman with premature labor in 1983, Linda Bullock noticed bruises on the woman. When she asked what happened, the woman told Bullock a…

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Missouri nursing homes saved $32 million by reducing avoidable hospitalizations


  August 17, 2021 Story contact: Brian Consiglio, 573-882-9144, consigliob@missouri.edu  Original post by Show Me Mizzou, shared Here  MU study examines financial, clinical benefits of early illness detection. Detecting illness early among nursing home residents not only improves patient health outcomes, but also reduces avoidable hospitalizations and saves the facilities money, according to a new…