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University of Maryland School of Nursing Adds Four New Faculty For Spring 2018

February 7, 2018

Baltimore, Md. – The University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) has welcomed four new faculty for the spring 2018 semester. Three of the four join the growing faculty at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, Maryland, where UMSON offers its Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and RN-to-BSN programs and its Doctor of Nursing Practice Family Nurse Practitioner specialty, supporting nursing workforce development in the Washington, D.C., capital region.

New to UMSON are:

  • Kimberly Callender, DNP, APRN-BC, assistant professor, Universities at Shady Grove
  • Tolvalyn Dennison, MSN, RN, AGCNS-BC, clinical instructor, Universities at Shady Grove
  • Chinyere Obasi, BSN, RN, nursing simulation training specialist, Universities at Shady Grove
  • Tonya Schneidereith, PhD, CRNP, PPCNP-BC, CPNP-AC, CNE, CHSE, associate professor, Partnerships, Professional Education, & Practice

UMSON proudly extends a warm welcome to these faculty.

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The University of Maryland School of Nursing, founded in 1889, is one of the oldest and largest nursing schools in the nation and is ranked among the top 10 nursing schools in the United States. Enrolling more than 1,900 students in its baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs, the School develops leaders who shape the profession of nursing and impact the health care environment.