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A group of 16 students representing the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s (UMB) schools of Medicine, Nursing, Social Work, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Law joined UMB President Jay A. Perman, MD, and other faculty members for Interprofessional Education (IPE) Advocacy Day in Annapolis Feb. 21.
Jeffrey Johnson, PhD, has been appointed professor emeritus by University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) President Jay A. Perman, MD. Johnson served as a professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) for 12 years and was the founding director of its Office of Global Health. An emeritus faculty member is a retired professor who has demonstrated an exemplary record of service to the School and to the profession.
The University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) has been awarded $25,000 from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare to endow the Darlene J. Curley Scholarship. This latest grant contributes to the $255,000 that UMSON has received from the center since 2012 to support UMSON nursing students financially. The Jonas Center’s gift honors Curley, MS ’82, BSN ’80, RN, FAAN, the center’s executive director.
Three faculty members from the University of Maryland School of Nursing have been awarded a Nurse Educator Doctoral Grant for Practice and Dissertation Research. The program’s goals are to increase the number of doctorally prepared nursing faculty in Maryland, to strengthen faculty development for optimal capacity at schools of nursing, and to recruit and retain a diverse nursing faculty.