Loyola University Chicago recently honored Fatima Elahi with the Gannon Center for Women and Leadership Award. Elahi is an undergraduate student in Loyola University Chicago’s Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing Health Systems Management program. She was recognized for her contributions in academics and social justice.
For a special group of Loyola University Chicago nursing students, 1964 was a year of remarkable transformation. They were coming of age in the aftermath of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, the Civil Rights Movement, the Vietnam War and the Beatles arrival.
Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing receives grant to address nursing faculty shortage
Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing has received a $10,000 grant from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare. Loyola will match this grant to fund the scholarship for one doctoral nursing student in 2014. This funding is part of a national effort to curb the nursing faculty shortage and prepare future nurses for the evolving health-care system.
The 26th Annual Ruth K. Palmer Research Symposium will bring the latest information in nursing research to an international audience of health-care professionals in Rome, Italy. The theme is “Pushing the Boundaries: Exploring Research Frontiers to Transform Nursing Practice, Education and Policy.” The event will take place from May 15 – 16, 2014 at Centro Studi Americani located at Via Michelangelo Caetani, 32-00186.
Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing has received a grant from Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust. The foundation will give $146,000 to support Loyola’s Community Nursing Center in Rogers Park.
Paula Hindle, MSN, MBA, RN, has been named vice president for nursing strategy and practice for Loyola University Health System. In this role, Hindle will work closely with Loyola’s parent organization, CHE-Trinity Health, and with Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and other key partners to develop strategic plans for the advancement of nursing.