Archive for May 2015

New Jersey CNO supports coalition’s push for more nurses on boards

May 28, 2015

Advocating for the patient, improving healthcare and honing leadership skills are just some of the ways nurses benefit from serving on boards of directors, according to Mary Anne Marra, DNP, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, vice president and CNO at East Orange (N.J.) General Hospital. Marra should know. She has served on three … More

Taking steps to keep up with nursing’s changing role in health care

May 23, 2015

By Susan W. Salmond and Robert Atkins Why do you need a nurse? To help you get better when you’re sick? That’s the reason we usually give. But there’s another reason: To keep you as healthy as possible, too. That’s another story entirely and it’s one that is unfolding quickly as the … More

RWJF Research Roundup

May 22, 2015

Research Roundup Sarah Szanton, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, (’11) led a study on the success of her CAPABLE program, which provides care and services to allow elders to age in their homes rather than hospitals or nursing homes. The findings were published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society. Szanton is … More

Call for Proposals for RWJF National Leadership Program Centers

May 22, 2015

Foundation Focus Call for Proposals for RWJF National Leadership Program Centers Herminia Palacio, RWJF Director To create a ‪Culture of Health in America, we need innovative leaders who have skills to collaborate effectively together across disciplines, professions, sectors, and traditional boundaries. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is developing four new boundary-spanning leadership … More

Newsletter Issue 19: May 2015

May 4, 2015

In this Issue: A Healthier Future for New Jersey A Fond Farewell to the Collaborative Learning Community Alumni and Scholars Update Did You Know…?   A Healthier Future for New Jersey From left to right, panel discussion moderated by Wendy Yallowitz, MSW, Program Officer RWJF with Edna Cadmus, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, Co-Lead, NJAC; Aline Holmes, DNP, … More