Category Archives: Nursing

Dr. Martha Polovich honored for contributions to nursing literature

Congratulations to Dr. Martha Polovich, clinical assistant professor and PhD program director of the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions, who will receive the 2017 Rose Mary Carroll-Johnson ONS Distinguished Award for Consistent Contribution to Nursing Literature … Continue reading

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Lecture: “Being At Home: Understanding the Meaning of Aging in Place”

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This Thursday, March 10, at 6:00pm in the Rialto Center for Arts, Dr. Graham D. Rowles will be giving the annual Barbara Pittard Payne Lectureship in Gerontology talk, “Being At Home: Understanding the Meaning of Aging in Place.” A reception will … Continue reading

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BioMed Central Implements Author Contributorship Badges

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    Many scientific articles have a list of authors, whose individual roles in the work may be difficult to determine.  In order to improve the way authors, particularly scientists, are given credit, BioMed Central has become the first publisher to … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Caregiving and Care Sharing

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Social Work Professor Nancy Kropf and next Dean of the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions, has co-authored a new book, Caregiving and Care Sharing: A Life Course Perspective with Dr. Roberta Green, Emerita Faculty from the … Continue reading

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New Resource: PolicyMap

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With the growing importance of geospatial technology and geographic datasets across all disciplines, the University Library is pleased to offer the Georgia State University community access to PolicyMap. PolicyMap is one of the largest collections of US public geodatasets and … Continue reading

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David Sackett, “Father” of Evidence-Based Medicine

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David Sackett, MD, OC, FRSC, MSc, FRCP, clinical epidemiologist, and founding Chair of the Cochrane Collaboration, has died. In 1967, Dr. Sackett founded the world’s first department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, at McMaster University in Ontario. He founded and … Continue reading

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Georgia State at the Atlanta Science Festival

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Now in its second year, the Atlanta Science Festival offers the opportunity for scientists and students to share their research and promote interest in science to the public and each other. As a Gold Sponsor, Georgia State University hosts many events, … Continue reading

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