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IUSON: A Legacy of Leadership

Celebrating 100 Years of Nursing (1914-2014)

Since our doors opened in 1914, the IU School of Nursing has been a catalyst for change in education, practice, and research. That spirit of innovation lives on in our students and 30,000 living alumni across the globe.

Points of Pride

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    The January 2017 Induction Ceremony welcomed incoming traditional and accelerated second degree BSN students. Click the "Read More" link to see other images from the ceremony. Read more »

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    We welcomed the new second degree accelerated students at the January 2017 Induction Ceremony. Click the "Read More" link to see more images from the ceremony. Read more »

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    A warm welcome to Dr. Eileen Hacker! She joins our faculty as the chair of the Department of Science of Nursing Care.

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    This March Dr. Susan Rawl will be inducted as a Fellow in the prestigious American Academy of Health Behavior. Congratulations on this well-deserved honor!

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    Pergola at Ball Nurse's Sunken Garden in winter

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    Sheri Robb will be a plenary speaker and panelist for a landmark workshop that is being hosted by the National Institutes of Health and the Kennedy Center on music and health on January 26-27. Workshop participants will include scientists with backgrounds in basic neuroscience, music perception, and music therapy clinical research. Dr. Robb looks forward to representing the IU School of Nursing, Indiana CTSI, IUPUI, and the American Music Therapy Association as they strive to advance team science, and improve music therapy interventions and music programs to benefit the patients and families that they serve.

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    Study to examine involving teens at high risk for HIV in prevention trials
    The multi-site study will explore key issues concerning the requirement that teens obtain parental permission to participate in HIV prevention trials. According to Dr. Knopf, HIV infection rates underscore the need to better understand these issues in order to improve recruitment and enrollment of teens at high risk for HIV in biomedical prevention trials.

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    Nursing researcher to examine if brain training helps combat memory loss in heart failure patients
    The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $2.5 million grant to Susan Pressler, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA, for a study that will examine whether computerized cognitive training exercises can improve memory and quality of life for heart failure patients. Heart failure is a prevalent condition, affecting 5.1 million Americans, and is associated with increased mortality and hospitalizations and poor quality of life.

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    Grant Aims to Boost Colorectal Screenings
    The Washington D.C.-based Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has awarded a nearly $2.6 million grant to Indiana University cancer researcher Susan Rawl. The funds will go toward an effort to increase colorectal cancer screenings among underserved patients.

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