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Ferrans, Zenk invested in top faculty positions

Carol Estwing Ferrans, PhD ’85, MS ’82, RN, FAAN, and Shannon Zenk, PhD, MS ’99, MPH, RN, FAAN, formally took their places in two prestigious roles within the College of Nursing at an…

Sherman gift will endow nursing professorship

College of Nursing alumna Jane Ehlinger Sherman, PhD, MS ’75, accepted a faculty position at UIC just after her husband, Richard Sherman, MD, was diagnosed with cancer. “UIC was such a supportive place…

UIC Nursing honors preceptors

On Wednesday, Apr. 4, the UIC College of Nursing hosted its annual Preceptor Recognition Event to thank dozens of preceptors who make it possible for students to achieve required clinical hours and ultimately…

Algorithm shows differences between nurse, doctor care

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago, including Karen Dunn Lopez, assistant professor of nursing, has published the first quantitative study on the divergent scopes of practice for…

Alumni, students enjoy time together

Nearly 70 UIC College of Nursing students, alumni, faculty and staff gathered at Larkin Hall in Chicago’s West Loop on March 15 for an evening of networking and camaraderie at the 2018 Alumni…

Piano receives Distinguished Researcher Award

Mariann R. Piano, PhD ’88, MS ’84, RN, FAAN, FAHA, who studies the adverse effects of unhealthy drinking patterns on the cardiovascular system, was recognized for winning the 2017 UIC College of Nursing…

Collegiate Professor to address Chicago's "pharmacy deserts"

Recently named Nursing Collegiate Professor Shannon N. Zenk, PhD, MS ’99, MPH, RN, FAAN, has been selected as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar, which will support her efforts to reduce the…

Eileen Collins named to leadership role in research

Dean Terri E. Weaver has announced the appointment of Eileen Collins, PhD, RN, FAACVPR, FAAN, as associate dean for research at the UIC College of Nursing, effective Feb. 16, 2018. Collins is a…