School of Nursing and Health Studies

  1. UM Fall Commencement

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    December 18, 2014 – SONHS Celebrates over 120 new graduates – congratulations to all!

  2. SONHS Receives Florida Blue Foundation Grant

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    December 02, 2014 – Diversification of doctoral nursing program students is goal of new grant.

  3. EBOLA Education Training

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    November 11, 2014 – Disaster Simulation Prepares Senior Nursing Students for Treatment of Patients with Ebola, Other Infectious Diseases

  4. SONHS researcher awarded $3.3 million grant to reduce teen pregnancy

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    October 20, 2014 – Dr. Norris awarded a 5-year grant to support research aimed at reducing teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections amongst Latina adolescents.

  5. The AAN Inducts New Fellows

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    October 20, 2014 – Drs. DeSantis and Gonzalez-Guarda inducted as fellows of the AAN.

  6. SONHS Launches New Informatics Programs

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    October 20, 2014 – The SONHS will launch two new Master’s Degree programs in Nursing Informatics (MSN-NI) and Health Informatics (MS-HI) in the fall semester of 2014.

  7. Global Nursing Publication

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    October 02, 2014 – Global Nursing Publication reports on activities of SONHS’ WHO Collaborating Centre

  8. Alumni Weekend & Homecoming 2014

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    October 02, 2014 – Don't miss the chance to see former classmates, faculty and meet our new students - join us at this year's SONHS' Homecoming Events!

  9. NIH/NIMHD Awards 5-year grant to SONHS

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    October 01, 2014 – SONHS Receives Federal Grant Award to Educate Diverse Scientific Workforce

  10. XIV Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium – Cartagena, Colombia

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    October 01, 2014 – PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre leads SONHS’ participation in the XIV Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium.

  11. SONHS Fall 2014

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    August 22, 2014 – The SONHS welcomes students, faculty and staff to a new and exciting academic year.

  12. COMING SOON!

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    August 22, 2014 – The SONHS will open the nation’s first education-based Simulation Hospital

  13. STTI Congress in Hong Kong, JULY 24-28

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    August 14, 2014 – Dean Peragallo Montano Honored and SONHS Faculty Present Research Findings

  14. SONHS’ faculty member selected for highly competitive national nurse fellowship

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    August 06, 2014 – Dr. Rosina Cianelli Named RWJ Executive Nurse Fellow

  15. HRSA $700,000 Grant

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    August 01, 2014 – SONHS receives grant to accelerate preparation of primary care nurse practitioners.

  16. Publication acknowledged as “some of the very best research within the field.”

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    July 31, 2014 – SONHS’ Faculty and Mentees’ Article Cited Among Best Violence Research of 2013

  17. STTI Honors Dean Peragallo Montano

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    July 15, 2014 – Dean Peragallo Montano to be inducted into the STTI Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame.

  18. SONHS Participates in National Initiative to integrate IPV Screening into Healthcare System

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    July 15, 2014 – SONHS and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Join Forces to Increase IPV Awareness among Healthcare Providers

  19. The American Academy of Nursing

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    June 25, 2014 – Prestigious Nursing Academy to Induct 168 Nurse Leaders

  20. University of Texas at El Paso 2014 Conference

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    June 20, 2014 – Conference on “Vulnerability to Drug Abuse among Hispanics: Bridging Science and Society.”

  21. INTER PROFESSIONAL PATIENT SAFETY Week-long Summer Initiative

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    June 18, 2014 – SONHS and UM Miller School of Medicine collaborate to highlight the important of Patient Safety.

  22. El Centro Hosts Human Trafficking Community Resources Awareness Symposium

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    May 29, 2014 – Standing room only event raises awareness on treatments effective services for victims of human trafficking.

  23. SONHS’ Global Studies: Summer 2014

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    May 29, 2014 – The School of Nursing and Health Studies’ global initiatives include agreements with hospitals and health care institutions around the world.

  24. RWJF “New Careers in Nursing “ Scholars Program

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    May 16, 2014 – Congratulations to the RWJF “New Careers in Nursing” scholars on their Spring 2014 graduation.

  25. SPRING 2014 Commencement

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    May 05, 2014 – The SONHS congratulates all of our SPRING 2014 Graduates!

  26. SONHS Celebrates National Nurses Week

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    May 05, 2014 – Message from Dean Peragallo Montano

  27. Simulation Hospital Technology Fund Campaign

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    April 14, 2014 – When it comes to health care education, simulation saves lives…join us!

  28. Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

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    April 14, 2014 – The International Men's March To Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence.

  29. EL CENTRO Sponsors Health & Wellness Fair

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    April 10, 2014 – El Centro hosted and sponsored the first Health & Wellness Fair at Miami Dade County’s Coordinated Victims Assistance Center (CVAC) on Thursday, March 27, 2014.

  30. SONHS Receives Florida Blue Foundation Grant Award

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    March 31, 2014 – SONHS has received funding from the Florida Blue Foundation to develop and test a simulation-enhanced pharmacology education program.

  31. SONHS Remembers A Dear Friend

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    March 17, 2014 – In Memoriam: Marie Elia Chery (1954-2014)

  32. SONHS No. 1 in Research in Florida and No. 18 in the Nation

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    March 03, 2014 – Recently released rankings list the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies as first in Florida and among the top 25 nationwide.

  33. Patient Safety Awareness Week

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    March 03, 2014 – SONHS Supports awareness during Patient Safety Week

  34. SONHS Annual Community Partners Appreciation Dinner

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    February 10, 2014 – Thank you to our Community Partners!

  35. The SONHS Welcomes All New and Returning Students to an Exciting Spring Semester!

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    January 08, 2014 – The SONHS wishes all a Happy, Healthy & Prosperous – New Year!

  36. Momentum 2 Challenge to Benefit

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    October 31, 2013 – Philanthropist R. Kirk Landon establishes a matching gift challenge to benefit the School of Nursing and Health Studies project.

  37. SONHS Receives $500,000 from Anonymous Donor

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    October 29, 2013 – Donor commits half million dollars for region’s first education-based Simulation Hospital

  38. White House Cites School of Nursing and Health Studies’ El Centro Article

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    October 15, 2013 – Article by SONHS’s Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research: El Centro investigators has been cited in a special report released by the White House and endorsed by President Barack Obama.

  39. Inter-professional Joint Ethics Session Expands Nursing-Medical Student Competencies

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    October 11, 2013 – Continuing the dialogue between future nurses and physicians

  40. El Centro Director Speaks at NIH Health Disparities Seminar Series

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    October 10, 2013 – Dean Peragallo Montano is featured presenter at NIH/NIMHD Hispanic Heritage Month Event.

  41. Latin American Nursing Magazine Reports on El Centro Studies

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    October 10, 2013 – Article on El Centro research studies appears in online magazine Revista Iberoamericana de Education e Investigacion En Enfermería.

  42. El Centro Joins Institutional and Academic Partners to Promote Awareness of Public Health Issues

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    October 07, 2013 – The SONHS’ Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research: El Centro in conjunction with UM’s Center for Latin American Studies, hosted a seminar on “Pressing Health Issues in Latin America.”

  43. El Centro Investigators Receive Grant

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    October 07, 2013 – The SONHS Receives Grant Aimed at Reducing Unhealthy Behaviors

  44. News from Momentum 2: The Breakthrough Campaign for the University of Miami

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    September 27, 2013 – SAVING LIVES: R. Kirk Landon Challenge Fosters New Era in Patient Safety

  45. SONHS 65th Annual Alumni & Homecoming Weekend

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    September 19, 2013 – Join us at the 65th Annual Alumni Breakfast & Morning Spirits Celebrating Class Reunions

  46. El Centro Research Education Series

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    September 16, 2013 – Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research: EL CENTRO research education series Dialogues in Community Engaged Health Disparities Research.

  47. School of Nursing And Health Studies Celebrates 65th Anniversary

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    August 28, 2013 – 65 Years of Excellence in Health Care Education

  48. SONHS Kicks-Off a New Academic Year!

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    August 16, 2013 – SONHS would like to welcome all of our students, faculty and staff for what we are certain will be another exciting academic year.

  49. SONHS Welcomes Julie Barroso, New Associate Dean of Doctoral Programs

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    August 05, 2013 – Dr. Barroso will begin her appointment on January 1, 2014. She is a professor at Duke University School of Nursing and a senior research fellow in the Duke Health Inequalities Program.

  50. SONHS Faculty Members Named Nurse.com Nursing Excellence Regional Winners

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    July 15, 2013 – Congratulations to Dr. Ugarriza & Dr. Gonzalez-Guarda!

  51. SONHS 65th Anniversary!

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    July 12, 2013 – The SONHS is celebrating its 65TH Anniversary – share your stories!

  52. SONHS RWJF NCIN Grant Recipient

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    June 26, 2013 – The SONHS four-time RWJF NCIN Grant Recipient for the 2013-14 academic year.

  53. March of Dimes – Nurse of the Year

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    May 31, 2013 – We celebrate and honor the nursing profession, nominate an exceptional nurse.

  54. SONHS at the International Council of Nurses 25th Quadrennial Congress

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    May 23, 2013 – Nursing leaders gathered in Melbourne, Australia

  55. SONHS Highest NCLEX-RN passing rate in South Florida

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    May 15, 2013 – NCLEX-RN first-time passing rate (98.78%) for the first quarter of 2013, the highest rated in South Florida

  56. City of South Miami Parks and Recreation, Live Well and Play Day

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    May 07, 2013 – El Centro participates in the City of South Miami Parks and Recreation Department’s “1st Annual - Live Well and Play Day”.

  57. Celebrating Nurses Week!

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    May 06, 2013 – The SONHS salutes the thousands of nurses across the globe.

  58. SONHS 2013 Finals &  Commencement

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    April 29, 2013 – We wish all of our students the very best of luck as they take their finals in the weeks ahead, and congratulations to our Spring 2013 Graduates…Well Done – Go Canes!

  59. SONHS Students designated Bob Woodruff Foundation-Jonas Nurse Scholars

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    April 25, 2013 – DNP students Diana DeJesus and Angela Smith have been designated Bob Woodruff Foundation-Jonas Nurse Scholars

  60. GOLDstein Family Challenge

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    March 04, 2013 – Have you ever hesitated to financially support the University because you feel a gift of $20, $50 or even $100 doesn’t have enough impact? In an effort…

  61. BSN-DNP Nurse Anesthesia Track

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    February 26, 2013 – The SONHS Offers First Nurse Anesthesia BSN-DNP Degree in Florida

  62. EL Centro Research Series

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    February 21, 2013 – Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research: EL CENTRO research series Dialogues in Community Engaged Health Disparities Research.

  63. El Centro Featured in Obliterants

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    February 21, 2013 – SONHS Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research: El Centro featured in Winter 2013 edition of Obliterants Journal

  64. SONHS Faculty Visits Guyana

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    February 13, 2013 – Drs. Ugarriza and McKay provided a 3-day mentorship and training workshop in Guyana.

  65. SONHS Highest NCLEX passing rate in South Florida

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    January 29, 2013 – Our passing rate in the NCLEX exam this year is the highest in South Florida: 98.33% !

  66. Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research: EL CENTRO

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    January 14, 2013 – We cordially invite you to engage in a dialogue with members of the community and health disparities researchers to discuss domestic violence issues and strategies.

  67. SONHS Fall 2012 Graduates…WELL DONE!

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    December 13, 2012 – We acknowledge our graduates' tremendous accomplishments and extend our very best wishes to this next generation of healthcare leaders...Congratulations!!

  68. UM School of Nursing and Health Studies’ RWJF NCIN Scholars Receive BSN Degrees

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    December 13, 2012 – Scholarships increase diversity in nursing workforce

  69. Dean Peragallo Montano: Hispanic Business Top-100

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    November 20, 2012 – Nilda (Nena) P. Peragallo Montano, Dean of University of Miami's School of Nursing and Health Studies, has been chosen by HispanicBusiness as one of the 100 Most Influential Leaders.

  70. SONHS Designated as Honor Roll School

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    November 20, 2012 – The SONHS was once again cited for their excellent programs and faculty by the National Organization of Nurse Practitioners Faculties (NONPF) to be designated as an 2012/2013 Honor Roll School.

  71. XIII Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium, 2012 Miami, Florida

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    September 07, 2012 – Information for Conference Evaluation and Continuing Education Credits (CEU).

  72. SONHS BSN Student – Essay Winner of the RWJF New Careers in Nursing Essay

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    August 24, 2012 – Hakimah Bankston, BSN student at the SONHS, wins the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Careers in Nursing Essay Contest

  73. School of Nursing & Health Studies Awarded $500,000 Grant to Educate New Nurses

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    June 22, 2012 – The SONHS announces the creation of the Helene Fuld Health Trust Scholarship Fund

  74. The SONHS Awarded Scholarships through RWJF New Career in Nursing Program

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    June 22, 2012 – For the third time, the SONHS is selected as a grant recipient of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s - New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program

  75. SONHS Wins Blackboard Catalyst Award

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    May 16, 2012 – Award Recognizes Outstanding Development of Community Best Practices Through Innovative Course Design

  76. Nursing School’s El Centro Renewed

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    May 14, 2012 – Coral Gables — The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded a $7.6 million grant to the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies (SONHS)…

  77. SONHS Spring 2012 Awards Ceremony

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    May 07, 2012 – Congratulations to our Spring 2012 140-Graduates…WELL DONE!

  78. SONHS Students are Awarded Scholarships through RWJF New Careers in Nursing Program

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    January 25, 2012 – Five University of Miami SONHS Students are Awarded $10,000.00 in Scholarships through RWJF New Careers in Nursing Program

  79. SONHS Global Studies Program in Chile

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    January 12, 2012 – Twenty one students from the School of Nursing and Health Studies are busy traveling abroad learning about healthcare in the School’s Global Studies Program.

  80. School of Nursing & Health Studies Fall 2011 Graduation and Awards Ceremony

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    December 15, 2011 – Congratulations to 87-new graduates of the School of Nursing and Health Studies.

  81. SONHS Receives Accreditation for Bachelor of Science in Public Health

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    November 22, 2011 – SACS has approved the accreditation of a new Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies.

  82. SONHS Takes center Stage at the March of Dimes, Nurse of the Year Event

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    November 09, 2011 – University of Miami School of Nursing & Health Studies takes center stage at March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Event

  83. School of Nursing & Health Studies 2011 Alumni Weekend & Homecoming

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    November 09, 2011 – Thanks to our Alumni, Students and Faculty The 2011 Alumni Weekend & Homecoming Celebration was a tremendous success!

  84. SONHS Faculty Member named RWJF “Nurse Faculty Scholar”

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    September 07, 2011 – Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, Ph.D., R.N., an assistant professor at the University of Miami, School of Nursing & Health Studies, has won a competitive grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

  85. University of Miami SONHS Prepares for a Historic Homecoming Celebration

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    August 15, 2011 – Alumni, Students, Faculty and Staff at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies are gearing up for the 2011 Alumni Weekend and Homecoming Reunion Celebrations, November 4-6, 2011.

  86. School of Nursing & Health Studies Summer 2011 Awards Ceremony

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    August 05, 2011 – On August 3, 2011, the University of Miami School of Nursing & Health Studies awarded 79 degrees to graduates of the Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) programs.

  87. PhD Student Awarded National Research Service Award

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    June 17, 2011 – A Doctoral student at the UM SONHS has been awarded the prestigious Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) for Individual Pre-doctoral Fellows in Nursing Research (F31).

  88. School of Nursing and Health Studies receives Reaffirmation of Accreditation from CCNE

    May 16, 2011 – Coral Gables, FL (May 16, 2011) The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) has reaffirmed the accreditation of the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies.

  89. School of Nursing and Health Studies Spring 2011 Awards Ceremony

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    May 13, 2011 – 161 new graduates from the SONHS will soon be working in leading healthcare facilities across the state of Florida, and the nation, providing outstanding patient care.

  90. The Twelfth Annual Conference Against Domestic Violence Building Happy Families

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    May 12, 2011 – Building Happy Families in all Communities

  91. A Message from the Dean Regarding Nurse Anesthesia

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    March 29, 2011 – The entire Nurse Anesthesia Class of 2010 graduates have passed their Certification exam

  92. EL CENTRO Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research

    March 03, 2011 – Symposium: Eliminating Health Disparities by Addressing Sociocultural and Environmental Root Causes

  93. SONHS PhD Student is Recipient of 2010 Leadership Award

    October 29, 2010 – SONHS PhD Student is Recipient of 2010 Leadership Award from National Association of Neonatal Nurses

  94. School of Nursing and Health Studies Dean’s OpEd on Future of Nursing

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    October 13, 2010 – Future of Nursing recommendations are encouraging and long overdue

  95. CCNE Visits University of Miami School of Nursing & Health Studies

    August 25, 2010 – The University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies would like to announce a planned visit by The Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education.

  96. UM School of Nursing and Health Studies expands program

    July 31, 2010 – On February 1, 2011, School of Nursing and health Studies Dean Nilda “Nena” Peragallo, organized an event to say “Thank You” to our clinical partners...

  97. NCLEX Scores On The Rise

    June 16, 2010 – School of Nursing and Health Studies graduates have enjoyed a steady improvement in their National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) scores in the…

  98. New Scholarship Program to Support Two Promising Doctoral Students

    June 10, 2010 – New Scholarship Program to Support Two Promising Doctoral Students

  99. UM Nursing students meet with U.S. Surgeon General on the future of health care

    May 25, 2010 – UM Nursing students meet with U.S. Surgeon General on the future of health care

  100. Stopping The Violence

    May 15, 2010 – It is estimated that one in four women in the United States at one point has experienced some form of domestic violence in her life, according to the centers…

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