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Approximately 100 million people suffer from chronic pain, costing the U.S. more than $600 billion annually. Luana Colloca, MD, PhD, associate professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing, has been awarded a four-year, $2,132,372, grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, for the research project Chronic Orofacial Pain: Genetics, Cognitive-Emotional Factors, and Endogenous Modulatory Systems.
Shannon Idzik, DNP ’10, MS, ’03, CRNP, FAANP, associate professor and associate dean of the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, has been elected treasurer of the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF). As treasurer, Idzik serves on NONPF’s board, is responsible for all NONPF fiscal matters, and provides oversight for the disbursement of funds.
Dean Jane M. Kirschling , PhD, RN, FAAN, recently delivered her 2016 State of the School address to University of Maryland, Baltimore leadership, School of Nursing faculty and staff, and other special guests.