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SSON Ranked Best Program in the Nation


April 28, 2014COLUMBIA, Mo – The University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing (SSON) was rated as the best nursing school program in the country by CollegeAtlas.org. The school is dedicated to making its students the best educated and most qualified nursing students by the time they graduate.SSON has always been helping aspiring students and…

Associate Professor Inducted as AAN Fellow


Oct. 28, 2013Columbia, Mo. — Maithe Enriquez, an associate professor in the University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing (MU SSON), was inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing Oct. 19 at the Academy’s 40th annual meeting in Washington, D.C.Enriquez, a nurse practitioner, volunteers one day a week at Truman Medical Center…

A Look at Hip Fracture Recovery in the Elderly


Oct. 10, 2013An interview with Associate Professor Lori Popejoy was recently featured on www.elderbranch.com. Popejoy discussed her paper, Patterns and problems associated with transitions after hip fracture in older adults. She wrote the paper, along with Karen Marek of the ASU College of Nursing & Health Innovation, and Jill Scott-Cawiezell of the University of Iowa…

MU Sinclair School of Nursing’s Ruppar Named a 2013 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ‘Nurse Faculty Scholar’


Sept. 16, 2013Columbia, Mo. — Todd Ruppar, PhD, RN, GCNS-BC, an assistant professor at the University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing, is one of just 12 nursing educators from across the United States to win a highly competitive grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Nurse Faculty Scholars program this year. Ruppar will…

Myra Aud retires


Aug. 16, 2013Myra Aud retired July 31, 2013, after a lengthy career in gerontological nursing and nursing education. Upon retirement, Aud received the distinguished title of associate professor emerita. Aud spent 21 years in various roles in institutional long-term care. She joined the Sinclair School of Nursing faculty in 2001 and taught Gerontological Nursing Care.The…

School Receives Fourth NCIN Grant


June 24, 2013Scholarships, program support will aid second-career nurses from groups underrepresented in nursing that are enrolled in accelerated degree programsColumbia, Mo. — The MU Sinclair School of Nursing (MU SSON) has been selected for the fourth year as a grant recipient of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program…

Nursing Faculty Member Receives National Fellowship


June 18, 2013Columbia, Mo. — Patricia Schnitzer, an associate professor in the University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing (MU SSON) has been selected as the 2013 National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)/AcademyHealth Health Policy Fellow. This 13-month, full-time fellowship with the NCHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) brings a visiting scholar in…

MU Nursing Faculty Member Receives Two-Year Fellowship


June 18, 2013Columbia, Mo. —Kari Lane, an assistant professor in the University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing (MU SSON), has been selected as one of four 2013-2015 John A. Hartford Foundation Claire M. Fagin Fellows by the National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE). In 2008, Lane was named an NHCGNE Patricia G.…

Nursing Faculty Member Receives UM President’s Economic Development Award


June 5, 2013Columbia, Mo. — Marilyn Rantz, Curators’ Professor in the University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing (MU SSON), was recently recognized with the University of Missouri System President’s Award for Economic Development. The recognition included a $5,000 award.Robert Schwartz, UM President’s Office chief of staff, surprised Rantz with an award presentation in front…

Nursing Faculty Member Receives UM President’s Inter-Campus Collaboration Award


June 5, 2013Columbia, Mo. — Debra Gayer, associate professor in the University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing (MU SSON), was recently honored with the University of Missouri System President’s Award for Inter-Campus Collaboration. Gayer shared the award with colleagues at the University of Missouri–St. Louis and University of Missouri–Kansas City Schools of Nursing: Dawn…