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Faculty Member Named President Elect of World Renowned Organization

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
The Bott Nursing building extirior

One faculty member has been elected to help lead one of the largest organizations for nursing education in the world, the National League for Nursing, or NLN. This…

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New Program to Target Underserved Populations with Healthy Eating, Stress Management Tips

Monday, September 16, 2019
an array of healthy food

One Michigan State University College of Nursing researcher is hoping a new program will instill healthy eating habits in under served, low-income young children and families across Michigan. “Happy Family,…

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‘Pink Impact’ Initiative Re-funded

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
'Pink Impact' initiative re-funded

MSU College of Nursing, Susan G. Komen Michigan team up to provide free breast cancer screenings to low-income individuals in mid-Michigan Susan G. Komen® Michigan has awarded a…

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Why it’s Important to Support your Breastfeeding Co-workers

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Mom and Baby

Support from female co-workers may be even more important to new moms who are breastfeeding than getting encouragement from their significant others, close friends and relatives, says a…

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MSU Researcher Studying Hopelessness/ Heart Disease Links

Monday, November 6, 2017

Susan Dunn is a nurse scientist and an associate professor in the MSU College of Nursing. Dunn received her Ph.D. in nursing from MSU and after working as a…

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Three MSU Studies Find Reflexology Helps Cancer Patients

Monday, November 6, 2017
Gwen Wyatt and Alla Sikorskii

Three studies funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) have established the validity and credibility of reflexology as a therapy able to reduce symptoms and enhance physical functioning…

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Given to be Named Fellow by American Psychosocial Oncology Society

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Michigan State University’s Barbara Given, a University Distinguished Professor and associate dean for research in the College of Nursing, will be inducted as a Fellow in the American Psychosocial Oncology…

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MSU’s Dontje Named Fellow, American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Kathy Dontje

Kathy Dontje, associate professor of Health Programs in the Michigan State University College of Nursing  and director of its Doctorate in Nursing Program, has been named a Fellow…

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MSU Researchers, Local Police Studying Elder Abuse

Monday, May 16, 2016
Christopher Maxwell and Carolyn Pickering

Michigan State University professors and the Lansing Police Department are working together on a research project that addresses elder abuse and neglect in the area. Led by Carolyn…

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Helping Low-Income Teen Moms Avoid Children’s Obesity

Thursday, January 21, 2016
teenage mom with baby

Kami Silk, the associate dean of research for the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University (MSU), is examining the relationship between obesity in infants…

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