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Spirituality can promote the health of breast cancer survivors


MU Sinclair School of Nursing study finds link between forgiveness, congregational support and neuroimmune biomarkers.

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Jamie Morton receives research grant from the Midwest Nursing Research Society


June 14, 2021 Original story by Show Me Mizzou Accolades Here Jamie Morton, a University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing PhD student and health behavior science pre-doctoral fellow, recently received the 2021 Joseph & Jean Buckwalter Research Grant from the Midwest Nursing Research Society. The grant will support her dissertation research project entitled “Exploring…

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Blosses Use Blessings to Give Back


March 10, 2021 College of Engineering Article by Janese Heavin   Bob and Pam Bloss are problem solvers. He’s used the problem-solving skills he learned at Mizzou Engineering to ascend through the ranks of industrial engineering, management and human resource leadership. She successfully navigated a rewarding career in nursing while raising three children. Now, the…

MU nursing students give up break to help with patient care


From KOMU Channel 8 Link to original post here. Lauren Schwentker, KOMU 8 Reporter   COLUMBIA- MU Health Care's hospital beds are quickly filling up with patients, which has caused nurses to spread thin, according to a recent press release. In early December, Robin Harris, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Sinclair School of…

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Engaging family caregivers key to coordinated home health care


  MU researcher identifies resources to support overburdened family caregivers Dec. 1, 2020 Contact: Brian Consiglio, 573-882-9144, consigliob@missouri.edu After Jo-Ana Chase heard her mother had successful heart surgery, she was relieved when her mom was finally discharged from the hospital and sent home to be cared for by her brother. However, Chase quickly learned from…

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MU School of Nursing Trailblazers Impact Senior Care During Global Pandemic


Article by BioNexus|KC  See original article here. ____________________________ A good partnership is often greater than the sum of its individual parts. For Dr. Amy Vogelsmeier, Associate Professor at the University of Missouri (MU) Sinclair School of Nursing, and Dr. Lori Popejoy, Associate Dean for Innovation and Partnerships and Associate Professor at the MU Sinclair School…

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Quality Improvement Program for Missouri (QIPMO) Selected as a Health Quality Innovator of the Year


Award recognizes QIPMO’s dedication to improving health in Missouri Columbia, MO —November, 19 2020—Quality Improvement Program for Missouri (QIPMO), has been recognized as a 2020 Health Quality Innovator of the Year. The Health Quality Innovator Awards are sponsored by the Health Quality Innovators’/Health Quality Innovation Network’s (HQIN) during their annual recognition program. This year, health…

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Got milk? Human milk based fortifiers improve health outcomes for the smallest premature babies


Researchers compare traditional cows milk based fortifiers with human milk based alternative. More than 380,000 babies are born prematurely in the United States each year, according to the March of Dimes. “Preemies” can be severely underweight babies and struggle to get the nutrients they need from breast milk alone, so neonatal intensive care units provide…

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2020 Living Legend Marilyn Rantz, PhD, RN, FAAN


It takes vision and determination to be a leader. In today’s society, leaders are all around us, but only every once in a while does one rise to the top as a Living Legend. Every year the American Academy of  Nursing honors a small number of fellows as Living Legends. These individuals have made significant contributions…

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MU School of Nursing programs assist more than 500 nursing homes statewide with COVID-19 response


  July 27, 2020 Mizzou News article here Brian Consiglio, 573-882-9144, consigliob@missouri.edu COLUMBIA, Mo. – As the coronavirus pandemic continues to put a strain on health care systems, nursing homes have become overburdened with the challenge of keeping both patients and staff safe and healthy. Older residents in long-term care facilities are especially vulnerable to…