Panacea Fall 2021

Read our cover story featuring Assistant Professor Sheria Robinson-Lane and see how her focus on messaging strategy moved her important research on COVID-19 health disparities into the spotlight of state and national policymakers. In honor of Veterans Day this November, we shine a light on U-M School of Nursing faculty collaborating to improve health care for veterans by creating enhanced VR educational tools for students. Read these stories and more in the latest edition of Panacea. 

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Healthcare's Great Communicators

Assistant Professor Sheria Robinson-Lane understands it’s going to take sustained engagement for her work to shape systemic solutions, and new conversations can start with a simple message that’s helped guide her career.

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Q&A with Dean Hurn

Dean Hurn discusses topics ranging from the art and science of advocacy to innovation in nursing with alumna Julie Cooney, a leader in clinical operations innovation.

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Alum's Endowed Scholarship Helps Michigan Nurses Effect Change

The Denise Shough Jacob Endowed Scholarship provides financial support for first-generation students from Detroit, opening new doors for a diverse group of Michigan Nurses.

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Virtual Education for Veterans Health 

A collaborative project utilizing immersive technology can enhance nursing education and improve health care for military veterans.

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Making a Difference for Small-Town Care

Alumna Ashley Tupper never gave up her dream to make quality care more accessible for rural communities.

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How to Save a Life

As a bone marrow donor, BSN senior Riley Zick helped save the life of a stranger thousands of miles away.

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