NJNI in the News

The Race to Build More Federally Funded Health Centers in New Jersey

January 13, 2012

New Jersey’s federally qualified health centers are very busy places — understandably so, given that most of their patients are either uninsured or on Medicaid. But for Kathy Grant Davis, president of the New Jersey Primary Care Association, current capacity is only one of her concerns. She is looking to … More

Program to ease nurse faculty shortage

October 26, 2011

New Jersey Nursing Initiative celebrates first group of scholars to become newly minted nursing professors Eighteen new graduates in New Jersey have become the first Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Jersey Nursing Scholar alumni, and many are beginning careers as nurse faculty in the state this fall. The scholars all earned master’s … More

With Honors

September 20, 2011

  Saveriano earns MSN degree The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s New Jersey Nursing Initiative has announced the graduation of 18 RWJF New Jersey Nursing Scholars, including Patricia Saveriano, MSN, R.N., of Absecon, who earned her MSN degree from UMDNJ. Read More

Two Union County Nurses Complete Scholarship Program

August 25, 2011

UNION COUNTY – New Jersey, like the rest of the country, is facing potentially crippling nurse and nurse faculty shortages. Without enough prospective nursing students to fill the gap or sufficient nurse faculty to teach them, the Garden State’s health would suffer. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) New Jersey Nursing … More