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Columbia Nursing’s Sandra Alvarado Talks about the critical role of the mental health NP in Primary Care
An Instructor at Columbia Nursing, Susan Alvarado says she’s seen advanced practice nursing transform before her very eyes. An alum of Columbia (‘76) and Columbia Nursing (’98), she left her job...
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An Ultramodern Learning Environment for 21st Century Care
This fall students entered a new building and a new era for Columbia Nursing. The school’s 68,000 square foot structure, including a 2-story, high-tech simulation center, offers an ultramodern...
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Clinical Nursing Instructor Yudelka Garcia, FNP, showed interest in medicine at an early age while taking high school biology and anatomy classes’ in Washington Heights. While attending Cornell...
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Lora Peppard ’08 Discusses MI’s Expanding Use
Lora Peppard ’08 first heard about Motivational Interviewing (MI) in a psychotherapy course while pursuing her master’s degree to become a psychiatric nurse practitioner. The approach, which helps...
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Publications, Presentations, and Other News September 2017
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Martha Cohn Romney ’81, JD, MPH is one of 10 individuals to earn the highest honor bestowed by the Columbia Alumni Association (CAA) for distinguished service to the University this year.
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On Thursday, June 8, Columbia University School of Nursing welcomed faculty, alumni, and friends of the Columbia community to a dedication ceremony for the opening of its state-of-the-art new...
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How Columbia Nursing's Arlene Smaldone Fulfills a Lifelong Passion to Help Foster Future Nurse Scientists
It was a nurse who served in War World II that first inspired Arlene Smaldone, PhD, assistant dean of scholarship and research to enter the field of nursing. The nurse, who also happened to be her...
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Against the odds, nurses enlist in the military, saving lives and gaining rank. For the health care profession, nothing would ever be the same.
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This is excerpted from Dean Berkowitz’s state of the school address at Alumni Reunion 2017.