Archive for October 2011

New Jersey Latino Health Institute underway

October 28, 2011

The launch of a New Jersey Latino Health Institute is being hailed as the spear-point organization that will have as its mission the elimination of health disparities among the state’s 1.5 million Latinos. Organizers maintain that while Latinos contribute over $45 billion to New Jersey’s economy, they face barriers to access … 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

Nurse, doctor see cancer from both sides

October 26, 2011

When new patients worry they don’t know how they’ll get through breast cancer, Cindy Davis puts her hand on theirs and says, "I know, but I want to tell you, I truly know, because I went through this two years ago." "Their eyes light up and they go, ‘Whoa. Really?’" says … More

3 Paths to a DNP

October 17, 2011

  Whether a nurse’s first degree came from a diploma, associate or baccalaureate program is irrelevant. Self-determination and a thirst for knowledge means more for academic success than a nurse’s entry point into the profession. Read how three local nurses overcame similar financial concerns, time constraints and other barriers as they … More

Grants to help New Jersey organizations become community health centers

October 13, 2011

On Sept. 15, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced awards totaling $10 million would aid 129 organizations that want to become community health centers. Two of the 129 centers are in New Jersey. These funds, made available by the Affordable Care Act, support organizations’ development as future … More

Seton Hall students to present at national male nursing conference

October 6, 2011

Two male Seton Hall students in the Caroline D. Schwartz College of Nursing are scheduled to present their abstract at the American Assembly of Male Nurses 36th Annual Conference in Kentucky on Oct. 21. Senior Eddie Cuza and junior Matthew Power will be presenting their research from the abstract that required … More