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The new University of Maryland Urgent Care center, designed to expedite patient care, is now open on the first floor of the University of Maryland School of Nursing. It provides a real-world, clinical practice environment for our advanced practice nursing students. The facility is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. for walk-in visits.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) will extend its community-based interdisciplinary learning activities to new locations with a new $100,000, two-year grant from the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education and the UMB Center for Interprofessional Education.
Two University of Maryland School of Nursing faculty members have received New Nurse Faculty Fellowship Awards, grants funded through the Nurse Support Program II (NSP II) for FY ’17-’19. Assistant Professors Kathleen McElroy, PhD, MS ’10, BSN ’97, and Ronald Piscotty, PhD, RN-BC, both received awards. NSP II is a statewide initiative designed to address the nurse shortage in Maryland by increasing the number of nurses prepared to serve as nursing faculty.
Judy G. Ozbolt, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been appointed professor emerita by University of Maryland, Baltimore President Jay A. Perman, MD. Ozbolt served as professor and specialty director of nursing informatics at the University of Maryland School of Nursing beginning in 2006 and retired in 2010. An emeritus faculty member is a retired professor who has demonstrated an exemplary record of service to the School and to the profession.
Susan L. Bindon, DNP '11, RN-BC, CNE, assistant professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing, has been awarded the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s (AACN) Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Award. The award recognizes excellence and innovation in the teaching of nursing at AACN member schools by faculty with more than five years of teaching experience.