Wegmans School of Nursing News
Faculty member in School of Nursing mentioned in Healio, Clinical Advisor, and Doctors Lounge, among other publications.
Celia McIntosh, a DNP student at Fisher, recently traveled to Washington, DC, to attend a health policy conference.
On Monday, February 9, four local medical professionals will be on campus for a panel entitled, “The Whole Patient: Teamwork and Effective Healthcare Delivery,” co-sponsored by the Departments of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology along with the Wegmans School of Nursing. The panel will run from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in Basil 135.
As part of its Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and Coexistence Dinner on Monday, January 19, St. John Fisher College announced the 2014-2015 recipients of the Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship. Ms. Nicola Boroughs of Excellus BlueCross Blue Shield, presented Niecy Cameron ’15 and Lindsey Michaud ’17 each with a $500 scholarship in recognition of their involvement in Fisher clubs and organizations whose programs reflect a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice.
Joanne Weinschreider, Director of the Wegmans School of Nursing Simulation Lab, recently co-presented a workshop at the Laerdel Simulation User Network (SUN) Conference in Philadelphia, PA.
Last spring, Shelby Christensen, a St. John Fisher College alumna who was diagnosed with Cushing’s disease in 2010, reached out to Dr. Tammy Roman, Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, to see if she could share her journey with this rare disease with her students. Christensen produced a video that is still used in Roman’s classes today.
Two St. John Fisher College students received scholarships at the Italian Women’s Civic Club (IWCC) Dante Scholarship Awards Dinner on November 1 at Midvale Country Club.
Last spring, senior nursing major Alex Caldwell wasn’t feeling like herself. She was overcome with dizziness, flu-like symptoms, and horrible headaches. On April 17, a day after she just couldn’t finish track practice, she called her mom to come pick her up. On April 18, she was told she had a brain tumor.
Susan Read, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, was recently elected vice president of The American Nurses Association-New York. She was elected during the group’s second annual meeting, and her term will continue through 2015.
On October 17-19, Dr. Susan Schultz, Associate Professor in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, and Dr. Christine Nelson-Tuttle, Associate Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, presented at the Narcolepsy Network’s 29th Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado. Their presentation was titled, “Transitioning to College with a Sleep Disorder.”