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Maithe Enriquez

Effectively Treating Hypertension in Underserved Communities


Associate Professor, Maithe Enriquez has partnered with the Dominican Light a Candle Foundation, Kansas City non-profit Dominican Republic Medical Partnership and American non-profit Jonas Philanthropies to pilot a hypertension care program in underserved communities of Haitian immigrants in the Dominican Republic. So far, the results of this program indicate that it is both effective and…

Elizabeth Monsees PhD

Recent PhD Grad wins $40,000 Research Award


Recent PhD graduate, Elizabeth Monsees, PhD, RN, CIC, FAPIC, Antibiotic Stewardship Program Manager at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, was awarded the 2019-2020 Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Heroes Implementation Research Scholar Award for her work in integrating nurses into antibiotic stewardship processes.   Elizabeth's project, titled “Frontline Stewards: Antibiotic…

SSON - Thompson Prentice Wipke-Tevis - HSRD 2018

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…

Marilyn Rantz

Marilyn Rantz to Receive March of Dimes Legend in Nursing Award


St. Louis, MO — March of Dimes is pleased to announce the 2018 Legend Award Recipient, Marilyn Rantz, Curators Professor Emerita of Nursing, at the University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing. Rantz was recognized Saturday, Nov 10 at the annual Nurse of the Year Awards gala, presented by Maryville University, held annually to honor…

Adam Brandes

Nursing School Connected Army Veteran to His Job in the Emergency Room


  After serving his country with the Army, Adam Brandes is back home serving his community as a nurse in the ER    On June 1, 2013, Adam Brandes’ Army unit had just left a graduation ceremony for new Afghanistan police officers it had trained and was headed back to its base in Ghazni Province.…

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.…

Sinclair School of Nursing

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…