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GW Nursing Magazine Spring 2017

GW Nursing is a publication of the George Washington University School of Nursing. The magazine tells the story of GW nurses and their endeavors in the areas of education, research, policy and practice.

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Table of Contents Features Nursing Departments From the Dean 3 GW Nursing News 4 Policy Updates 18 At Home and Around the World 26 Faculty, Student and Staff News 30 Meet the Advisory Council 36 Philanthropy News 37 Alumni News 38 10 Health Care Policy and Nursing: A Rightful Place at the Table At GW Nursing, health policy is a pillar of the school’s mission and vision as students and faculty are encouraged to engage in critical thinking, analysis and reflection, and to apply nursing knowledge to crafting salient, sanguine health policy. 21 New Faculty and Staff The School of Nursing has welcomed 11 faculty and 12 staff members since midsummer 2016. Each adds his or her expertise, knowledge, energy and enthusiasm to GW Nursing as the school expands its footprint in the world of nursing education, practice and policy. The George Washington University STEVEN KNAPP PRESIDENT School of Nursing PAMELA JEFFRIES DEAN AND PROFESSOR GWNursing MANAGING EDITOR DAVID BIGLARI CONSULTING EDITOR LYNN SCHULTZ-WRITSEL PHOTO EDITOR ERIN JULIUS WRITERS AND CONTENT CONTRIBUTORS AMANDA CHARNEY TEDDI FINE ERIN HARKINS-MEDINA ERIN JULIUS MONICA KRZYSZCZYK JUSTIN POHL REESE RACKETS PHOTOGRAPHERS WILLIAM ATKINS ERIN JULIUS REESE RACKETS LOGAN WERLINGER DESIGN AND EDITING DIVISION OF EXTERNAL RELATIONS RACHEL MUIR MARKETING AND CREATIVE SERVICES DOMINIC N. ABBATE JOSH SCHIMMERLING GWNursing is published biannually by: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF NURSING 45085 University Drive Innovation Hall, Suite 201 Ashburn, VA 20147-2604 Telephone: 571-553-4498 Email: Website: Comments, letters, advertising and change of address notices are welcome. ©2017 The George Washington University The George Washington University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university.