College of Nursing

**MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY** TUESDAY, OCT. 22 @ 1 P.M. Metro Life Flight Makes Helicopter Visit to Kent State on Oct. 22 University and hospital system collaborate to offer new clinical experiences on medical helicopter to graduate nursing students WHAT: Metro Life Flight, the first air medical program in the area, will have one of its...

Florence Nightingale battled a bumbling bureaucracy, Clara Barton famously dodged bullets, but today’s nurses face challenges all their own as the linchpin of a high-tech healthcare system that asks them to be a skilled care provider, information sharer, wellness educator and quality control expert, all wrapped into one. Nurse educators excel at...

Nursing students practice a self-care exercise on yoga mats. Kent State University College of Nursing Associate Professor Barbara Drew, Ph.D., traveled to Prague in July to present the findings from two studies that evaluated the effect of a self-care module for nursing students. Drew was principal investigator for the studies that focused on the investigation of self-care practices, including yoga,...

Photo of Tana Henley with her app on an iPad What do you get when you cross a passion for crossword puzzles with a student enrolled in the accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Kent State University? You get a medical terminology crossword puzzle app on your favorite iOS device. Having already earned a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise physiology from Kent State, Tana...

Ruth Ann Mullen reviews breastfeeding information with her student, Leah Wilson, holding her son, Maddox. Wilson is a student in the BSN program at Kent State Salem who is able to use the accommodations provided on campus for breastfeeding moms. Ruth Ann Mullen, RN, MSN, IBCLC, is an assistant professor of nursing and an internationally certified lactation consultant. She explained that Kent Salem was one of only 11 Ohio businesses to receive this award. “Our breastfeeding initiatives give mothers the support, confidence and skills to successfully breastfeed their babies while working or...

Scholar of the Month Ann Jacobson Professor College of Nursing 1995-present Ann Jacobson is a professor in the College of Nursing and a nationally recognized nursing scholar. Her program of research represents an integration of theories from a variety of disciplines and focuses on testing cognitive-behavioral and complementary therapies for people...

East Liverpool students and faculty volunteer at Canfield Fair Two faculty members and eight students from the nursing program at Kent State University at East Liverpool volunteered their time during the recent Canfield Fair by conducting free blood pressure screenings at a booth sponsored by the Ohio Nurses Association, District Three, in the fair’s Medical Building.  The volunteer effort was initiated...

East Liverpool students and faculty volunteer at Canfield Fair Kent State University’s College of Nursing was one of several university departments to purchase a Centennial Black Squirrel in 2010. The College of Nursing began promoting the squirrel’s sense of style when it launched its social media campaign in October 2012.Deborah Gesaman, receptionist at the College of Nursing and creative mind and...

East Liverpool students and faculty volunteer at Canfield Fair Kent State University has named Susan Stocker, Ph.D., interim dean of the College of Nursing. Stocker currently serves as dean of Kent State University at Ashtabula. The announcement was made today by Todd Diacon, Kent State’s senior vice president for academic affairs and Provost. Stocker will begin serving as interim dean of Kent State’s...

East Liverpool students and faculty volunteer at Canfield Fair Margaret O’Bryan Doheny, professor emeritus who was on the Kent State University College of Nursing faculty for 35 years, will be inducted into the American Academy of Nursing on Oct. 19, in Washington, D.C. There are more than 2,000 nurse leaders in education, management, practice, policy and research who are members of the American Academy of...