Gerontology Scholarships Now Accepting Applications
October 21, 2014 - Applications are now being accepted for the Herman B. Brotman Endowed Scholarship and the Mitchell J. Czoch Endowed Scholarship. Both funds benefit undergraduate or graduate students interested in working with older adults, caregivers, and family members. Learn more.
Mason School of Nursing Keeps Students on the Cutting Edge of Healthcare
October 10, 2014 - Since its beginnings in the early 1970s, the School of Nursing has graduated more than 9,000 nurses. The 40th anniversary of the School of Nursing is both a celebration of the School’s past legacy of staying student-focused and current with instructional trends, as well as a prelude to the next 40 years of continuing innovations that will benefit students and communities. Read more.
Wellness and Well-being: A Winter Boost to Personal and Financial Health
October 2, 2014 - School of Nursing students will be participating in Mason’s Winter Wellness Day. The event, being held Oct. 9 on all three main campuses, will offer flu shots and advice on maintaining financial health. Learn more about the event.
PhD in Nursing Student Selected as AACN Minority Nurse Faculty Scholar
September 10, 2014 - Doris Addo-Glover, PhD in Nursing Student, has been named as one of five Minority Nurse Faculty Scholars by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Launched to address the faculty shortage and enhance diversity among nurse educators, this AACN-administered program provides generous financial support, mentoring, and leadership development to graduate students from minority backgrounds who aspire to teach in our nation’s schools of nursing. Read more.
Million-Dollar Grant to Benefit Students, Provide Improved Access to Health Care
September 3, 2014 - A vulnerable population of Northern Virginia residents will have access to the health care they need, thanks to a grant totaling more than a million dollars awarded to George Mason University's School of Nursing. Read more. Additional coverage from CHHS.
Mason Team to Identify Modifiable Risk Factors for Infant Obesity
August 28, 2014 - While most obesity research focuses on weight gain in school age children, few studies have examined predictors that begin in early infancy. Funded by an NIH initiative entitled, Biomedical and Behavioral Research Innovations to Ensure Equity in Maternal and Child Health (BRITE), Dr. Kathleen Gaffney (PI) and Dr. Panagiota Kitsantas' (Co-PI) research will address modifiable risk factors for rapid weight gain in the first 6 months of life for infants of low income Hispanic immigrant mothers. Read more.