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Remembrance ceremony honors Emory nurse who served in World War I

On the 100th anniversary of her death, a special remembrance ceremony was held for Emory nurse Camille O’Brien, the only member of the Emory Unit to die in France during World War I. Dozens of people came out to Greenwood Cemetery on April 18, 2019, for the special occasion.

Date: May 3, 2019

Emory Nursing and the Farmworker Family Health Program

Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing leads the annual Farmworker Family Health Program (FFHP) in Moultrie, GA. Now in its 25th year, the program is based in the Lillian Carter Center for Global Health & Social Responsibility, the hub for service learning experiences at Emory’s nursing school.

Date: Dec. 3, 2018

Farmworker Volunteer Interpreter for Emory Nursing

After growing up the child of migrant farm workers, Lissette Badilla returns to familiar Moultrie, GA farm to volunteer as an interpreter for Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing Farmworker Program. Here Badilla describes how migrant farmworker life and the access to healthcare have been improved by the 5-university consortium lead by Emory University.

Date: Dec. 3, 2018

2018 Emory Medal Recipients: Team Ebola

The Emory Alumni Association awarded a 2018 Emory Medal to Crystal Johnson 00N, Laura Mitchell-Spurlock 95Ox 97N, and Jason Slabach 13N. The award, the highest alumni honor, was to recognize that the three represent the best of the nursing school, the alumni community, and of Emory. They volunteered to care for the first Ebola patients on American soil, helped to create protocols that set the standard in the treatment of communicable disease and helped calm the frightened public.

Date: Mar. 2, 2018

Emory Nursing Research

Hear from faculty and students at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing about the importance of research at the school.

Date: Feb. 16, 2018

Emory Nursing Student Mary Frances Doss and Her Journey to Nursing

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program student Mary Frances Doss shares her personal journey and what led her to the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing.

Date: Feb. 16, 2018

Emory Nursing Alumna Rebekah Stewart on Her Emory Experience and Beyond

Nurse Epidemiologist Rebekah Stewart talks about her Emory experience and how it has shaped her career.

Date: Feb. 16, 2018

Simulation Training: The Clinical Experience at Emory Nursing

Mike Halder, an Emergency Nurse Practitioner student, discusses his clinical experience learning with simulation training at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing.

Date: Feb. 15, 2018

Healing Through Spiritual Song - Religious Songs Can Help Cancer Patients Heal

While the link between religion and mental health is well established, associate professor Jill Hamilton's studies are the first to focus specifically on religious songs and African American cancer survivors.

Date: Nov. 8, 2017

Emory Nursing students in West Virginia

In late June 2016, Emory nursing students engaged in a two-week immersion program in rural West Virginia found themselves in the middle of a flood emergency. 

Date: July 18, 2016

Center for Children's Health, the Environmental, the Microbiome and Metabolomics

Emory's Schools of Nursing and Public Health partner on the Center for Children's Health, the Environmental, the Microbiome and Metabolomics (C-CHEM2), studying environmental factors which may lead to increased of preterm births in African-American women.

Date: April 25, 2016

Emory School of Nursing Alumni Fight Ebola

Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing alumni Crystal Johnson, RN, Laura Mitchell, RN, and Jason Slabaugh, RN, were among the medical team members treating Ebola patients at Emory University Hospital’s Serious Communicable Disease Unit. Recently, TIME magazine honored all health care professionals fighting the Ebola outbreak as the 2014 'Person of the Year.'

Date: December 18, 2014

Talk With Me Baby Study

Emory’s School of Nursing, Marcus Autism Center, and the Georgia Department of Education have teamed together with funding from the United Way of Greater Atlanta to explore the importance of active communication with children during infancy.  Dr. Darcy Mahoney, School of Nursing assistant professor, discusses the Talk With Me Baby study, and how delivering “language nutrition” by talking to your child from an early age can improve vocabulary and reading performance.

Date: October 8, 2014