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AACN/CDC grant will help nurses boost confidence in COVID-19 vaccine

The grant will provide resources to better prepare the next generation of nurses with the knowledge and confidence they need to have conversations that ultimately promote public health.

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Early detection warnings can reduce medical emergencies

April 5, 2022 Written by: Brian Consiglio, 573-882-9144, Original story posted on For critical care nurses, identifying declines in patient condition as soon as possible can help improve the quality of care delivered and reduce medical emergencies. Now, Eydie Tipton, a doctoral student at the MU Sinclair School of Nursing and nurse researcher at…


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

 March 29, 2022 Original article posted on Written by Sara Diedrich, 573-882-3243, 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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Tailored care helps breast cancer survivors reduce swelling, pain

Mizzou Nursing study examines breast cancer survivors’ experiences managing lymphedema.

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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…


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, Original article posted here at The Mizzou Alumni Association honored 12 distinguished…


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, Original article posted here at 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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Nearly $2 million grant will help MU researchers assess COVID-19 response in nursing homes

When Lori Popejoy and Amy Vogelsmeier were working as registered nurses early in their careers, they saw firsthand how quickly respiratory infections, such as the common flu, could spread in nursing homes.


Infants exposed to domestic violence have poorer cognitive development

September 17, 2021 Story Contact: Brian Consiglio, 573-882-9144,  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…