College of Nursing

News and Announcements


Mary Ann Lee Endowed Lecture in Oncology Nursing

Dr. Margaret C. Wilmoth will discuss
The Logical Link: Oncology Nursing & Leadership

March 17, 2014
University of Missouri – St. Louis
Century Room A, B & C
Registration, 6PM-6:30PM
Buffet Reception, 6PM-7PM
Lecture, 7PM-8PM

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Explore Ethiopa for college credit

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Elizabeth McIntosh and Jerry Durham Alumni Endowed Lecture in Nursing Science

November 5, 2014
JCP Auditorium
Linda Cronenwett, PhD, RN, FAAN
Beerstecher-Blackwell Term Professor & Dean Emeritus at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Will be discussing
Quality and Safety: Where We've Been and Where We're Going

Endowed Lecture in Nursin Science

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BSN Preview Day!

Thank you to everyone who joined us for BSN Preview Day, Saturday, January 25th. It was a great opportunity for prospective nursing students to learn more about our Pre-Licensure BSN Options (i.e Full-Time Traditional, Part-Time Traditional and Accelerated). We hope you had a great time and we look forward to keeping in touch.

Doctoral Preview Day!

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Pursuing your education means more than furthering your career. With an advanced degree in nursing, you have opportunities to...

  • Transform the delivery of health care
  • Improve health care outcomes
  • Impact the development and implementation of health care policy
  • Improve health disparities between populations
  • Promote heath and disease prevention

Thank you to everyone who attended the Preview Day and discussed overviews of the Doctor of Philosophy and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs. We hope to see you again soon!



Kudos to Sue Kendig, MSN, RNC, WHCNP, JD

Kudos to Sue Kendig, MSN, RNC, WHCNP, JD, who is the first nurse appointed to the Missouri Health Connection Board of Directors. The board is planning and implementing processes for a secure health information network for the State of Missouri that will ensure patients, providers, physicians, hospitals another healthcare organizations have access to medical record information to improve patient care and increase efficiency.

Dr. Kathie Records

UMSL Health Research Seminar Series

Dr. Kathie Records, Hubert C. Moog Endowed Professor, from the College of Nursing will be the inaugural speaker for the UMSL Health Research Seminar Series. Her topic: “Asking Interdisciplinary Questions to Improve Maternal and Newborn Health Outcomes.” The event will be held January 22, from noon to 1:00 pm  at the Kathy J. Weinman Centre auditorium (South Campus).

Cheers for Dawn Garzon!

Dawn Garzon was appointed by the president to represent NAPNAP to the National Child and Maternal Health Education Program (NCMHEP) Coordinating Committee. Postpartum depression is the next topic of interest for this cross-disciplinary organization. We know Dawn’s contributions of time and expertise to this important organization are appreciated.

Kudos! Sue Kendig

UMSL College of Nursing is pleased to announce that Sue Kendig was named a 2013 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year at the gala on November 9, 2013 at the Chase Park Plaza in St. Louis, Missouri. Kendig received the honor for her work in women’s health. Approximately 700 people attended the gala which raised more than $125,000 for March of Dimes.

Have news and announcements to send us? We’d love to hear from you! Please contact Gina Mason.