Remembering Pioneer Nursing Student Joyce Gledhill
George Mason University lost a valued member of its community recently when Joyce Gledhill, BS ’77, MSN ’88, a member of the first graduating class from the School of Nursing, passed away on January 17 in Arvada, Colorado. Read more.
Gerontology Scholarship Now Accepting Applications
Applications are now being accepted for the Gerontology Scholarship Award. The scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student interested in working with older adults and their families. Apply today.
School of Nursing Alumna Elected Delaware’s Next Lieutenant Governor
Dr. Bethany Hall Long, PhD Nursing ’93, was elected to the lieutenant governor position on November 8, with 59% of the vote. Read more.
Examining the Variation in Substate Vaccination Data Available at School Entry in the U.S.
In a new study, Erica Street, MPH ’16, Tony Yang of the Department of Health Administration and Policy, and Kathryn Jacobsen of the Department of Global and Community Health, compile and examine substate-level data on vaccination rates in U.S. school-age children. Read more about the study.
Erica Street, MPH '16, Co-authors Report On Vaccinations In Kindergarteners
Erica Street, MPH '16, co-authored a report on vaccination coverage in kindergarteners in the United States for the 2015-2016 school year. Read more about the report.
BSW Alumna Receives Phi Alpha Scholarship
Abigail (Lash) Ballew, BSW ’15, has been selected to receive a scholarship from Phi Alpha, the national social work honor society.
Three GCH Alumni Co-author New Study Examining Injuries in South American Adolescents
Naja Beck, Issra Arif, and Michelle Paumier, all 2016 MS in global health alumni, have published a paper examining adolescent injuries in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Uruguay. Read more about the paper.