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Armer and Hillyer

Starting Early


Even though she is only in her second semester of college, freshman Rachael Hillyer is already making a name for herself across campus. In addition to playing on Mizzou’s club soccer team and joining Pi Phi Sorority, she is the Sinclair School of Nursing’s first Discovery Fellow. The Discovery Fellows Program allows eligible freshmen to…

Rossi

Goals and Growth


An active duty military officer, father of six and doctoral student in MU’s Sinclair School of Nursing, John Rossi is the walking definition of balance. Not only does he serve as a full-time military nurse, but he’s also an incredibly involved parent, sharing homeschooling duties with his wife, Nancy, for five of their six kids.…

Beth Mettes

Best of Both Worlds


For Beth Mettes, happiness is found in the country, with fresh air, plenty of acreage and beloved animals surrounding her. A circulating nurse in the operating room of University Hospital’s Level 1 Trauma Center, she lives on a farm in northeast Missouri with her husband, Tyler; two Labrador retrievers; goats; horses; chickens; and a wild…

Celebration Held for Dean Judith Fitzgerald Miller


Dean Judith Fitzgerald Miller is set to retire from the Sinclair School of Nursing December 31, 2017, after more than nine years leading the School. On Wednesday, November 29, leaders from across the campus and the community joined current and former faculty, staff and friends of the School to celebrate her remarkable career. View the…

Poungkamon Krisanabud Health Sciences Research Day Award 2017

Students Present at Health Sciences Research Day


Each year, MU Health Sciences Research Day is organized and sponsored by the MU Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, who also partners with the School of Medicine, the SSON, the School of Health Professions and the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital.

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American Lymphedema Framework Project Receives Sigma Theta Tau Award


Dr. Jane Armer and members of the American Lymphedema Framework Project (ALFP) steering committee were honored with the Research Dissemination Award at the Sigma Theta Tau International Biennial Convention October 29, 2017, in Indianapolis, Indiana. This award recognizes excellence in improving and disseminating evidence-based practice research. The American Lymphedema Framework Project was founded in 2008…

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PhD Students Receive Jonas Global Fellowships


PhD student Jennifer O'Connor was selected to receive an MU Jonas Global Fellowship, funded by Jonas Center for Nursing & Veterans Healthcare, which provides global health research experiences for graduate nursing students. Jennifer traveled to the Dominican Republic in October 2017 with Dr. Maithe Enriquez to conduct a study to determine the prevalence of foot…

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Dr. Marilyn Rantz Receives Lifetime Achievement Award


Marilyn Rantz, PhD, RN, FAAN, was recognized by one of her alma maters October 6, 2017.

Sharon Ann Van Wicklin

PhD Student Inducted into the American Academy of Nursing


Sharon Ann Van Wicklin, MS(N), RN, CNOR, CRNFA(E), CPSN-R, PLNC, was inducted as a fellow into the prestigious American Academy of Nursing at the American Academy of Nursing fall meeting October 5-7 in Washington, D.C. Sharon is currently pursuing a PhD in Nursing from the Sinclair School of Nursing and is mentored by Vicki Conn,…

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A Life Changed


April 15, 2012. That was the day that changed the course of Christopher Wilson's life forever. As part of the Army National Guard, Chris, BSN '17, was deployed to Afghanistan in 2012. While there, as a member of Missouri Agribusiness Development Team 6, he was the security forces team leader and felt a great deal of…