Faculty members are contributing to their disciplines and bringing that knowledge and experience to students.

November 2014

Dr. Patrick Palmieri, a contributing faculty member in the School of Nursing, has recently published two articles in peer-reviewed publications and presented a scientific paper at The 10th Conference of the Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centres for Nursing and Midwifery Development in Portgual. Dr. Palmieri also gave two presentations at the SINESS Hospital seminar, “Trascendencia del Profesional de Enfermería en la Sociedad” (“Transcendence of the Professional Nurse in Society”) in Peru. Dr. Palmieri was appointed associate editor at BMC Nursing earlier this year.

October 2014

Dr. Dan Berman, a contributing faculty member in the School of Nursing, was chosen and featured in late September as one of the Top 100 Healthcare Leaders in the U.S. by International Top 100 Magazine. Dr. Berman was also awarded Fellow status by the American College of Healthcare Executives in September.

July 2014

Dr. Patrick Palmieri, a faculty member in the School of Nursing, will present “Designing, Implementing, and Funding Professional Advancement Fellowships as a Capacity Development Strategy in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Pilot Program in Peru” at the 10th annual conference of the Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centres for Nursing and Midwifery in Portugal in late July. He will also co-present “Improving Human Papilloma Virus Vaccination Rates in Developing Economies” at the American Public Health Association’s annual meeting and exposition in New Orleans in November. Dr. Palmieri also recently co-authored the chapter “Health Information Technology: Anticipating, Recognizing, and Preventing Disruptions In Complex Adaptive Health Systems” in the Handbook of Research on Patient Safety and Quality Care Through Health Informatics (IGI Global, 2013).

June 2014

Dr. Tracy Scott, a nursing informatics coordinator in the School of Nursing, co-authored "Collaboration and Supervision in Advanced Practice Nursing" in Clinical Scholars Review (Vol. 7, Issue 1).

Dr. Deborah Weatherspoon, a faculty member in the School of Nursing, Maureen Byrd, Hope Holcomb, and Tiffany TicerMaster of Science in Nursing (MSN) students, co-published "Excessive Gestational Weight Gain: Long-Term Health Risks" in International Journal of Childbirth Education (Vol. 29, Issue 2). Byrd is a breast cancer nurse navigator at McLeod Regional Medical Center's Breast Health Center in Florence, S.C. Holcomb and Ticer are both registered nurses.

April 2014

Dr. Amy Swango-Wilson ’07, a faculty member in the School of Nursing and a Ph.D. in Health Services graduate, presented “Agreement Between Self-Report and Medical Record Prevalence of 16 Chronic Conditions in the Alaska EARTH Study” in February at Tennessee’s Milligan College, where she serves as associate professor of nursing.

March 2014

Dr. Linda Steele, a faculty member in the School of Nursing, co-authored “Heart Failure Outcomes Based on Race and Gender of Patients in a Medically Underserved Area” in the Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health (Vol. 14, No. 4).

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