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Dr. Paula Clutter, Associate Professor and Clinical Nurse Leader Track Manager at Texas Woman's University, Houston campus, welcomes Ms. Masami Chujo, a visiting nurse scholar from Tottori University in Japan.  Ms. Chujo's objective in visiting TWU and the Texas Medical Center was to observe and learn about the role of a Clinical Nurse Leader and Clinical Nurse Specialist in Oncology in the United States.

CGNS Members Attend 2017 WHO CC Nursing and Midwifery Conference in Scotland

CGNS was well represented at the recent WHO – CC for Nursing and Midwifery Bi-annual conference ‘Strategic Conversations:  The Nursing and Midwifery Contribution towards Global health 2030” held in Glasgow, Scotland July 27-29th, 2016.  Dr. Judith McFarlane gave a presentation on “Evidence-based Models for Global Policy Decisions: Long-Term Outcomes for Abused Women’s Safety, Health and Functioning Following an Intervention of Shelter or Justice Services”.  Dr. Patrick Palmieri presented on “Innovations to Advance Nursing Knowledge in Developing Countries:  Achieving International Accreditation through Local Nursing Leadership and External Mentoring”.  Drs. Joan Edwards, Sandra Cesario, Patrick Palmieri and Allison Huffman’s poster was also selected for presentation “PICO(T): Bringing Evidence-Based Practice to the Novice Level”. 

This was an excellent opportunity to not only hear from, but also network with world leaders from the World Health Organization, the International Council of Nurses and Sigma Theta Tau International.  Topics included the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, human resources for global health, and major health issues facing the health workforce today.




Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Research Congress - Cape Town, South Africa

Texas Woman's University was well-represented at the Sigma Theta Tau 27th International Nursing Research Congress in Cape Town, South Africa on July 21-25, 2016.  Four full-time faculty members, Wyona Freysteinson, Rita DelloStritto, Peggy Landrum, and Sandy Cesario, engaged in six podium presentations addressing global issues such nursing leadership, inter-professional education, and health promotion.  Many TWU graduates were also in attendance.  This year's theme, "Leading Global Research: Advancing Practice, Advocacy, and Policy", set the stage for cutting-edge dialogue about evidence-based practices and solutions between nurse researchers, clinicians, educators, policymakers, and administrators from 30 countries. 

Picture includes Sandra Cesario, Rita DelloStritto, Wyona Freysteinson, Peggy Landrum, and Susan Morrison (TWU alum and former faculty member).

Dr. Patrick Palmieri and Dr. Joan Edwards, TWU Center of Global Nursing Scholarship Members Inducted as Fellows into the American Academy of Nurses

It is our pleasure to announce that on October 17, 2015, Dr. Patrick Palmieri and Dr. Joan Edwards were inducted as Fellows into the American Academy of Nurses.  The AAN Policy Conference and induction ceremonies were held in Washington, D.C. at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.  Prior to the induction ceremonies, Patrick and Joan posed with two fellow inductees - Dr. Silvia Cassiani, Regional Advisor for Nursing and Allied Health Personnel at the PAHO/WHO offices in Washington, D.C., and Dr. David Benton, recently appointed CEO of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing located in Chicago, IL. 

Congratulations, Patrick and Joan!

The CGNS has worked with countries including:
  • China
  • Indonesia
  • Japan 
  • Korea
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Pakistan
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
  • Turkey
  • Vietnam
  • Peru 

The Department of Health Systems and Services of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization is looking for energetic individuals entering the field of human resources for health and/or public health.  Click the following link for more information: PAHO Volunteer Nurse Internship Opportunity 

The November publication of Texas Medical Center's "The Pulse" highlights Texas Medical Center global work, including the Center for Global Nursing Scholarship, the only nursing global work highlighted in the article.

The recent edition of the TWU Academic Digest had a comprehensive article about the Center for Global Nursing Scholarship.  Thank you, Dr. Neely and Staff! Academic_Digest_Volume_5_Issue_5_(1).pdf

TWU Student Nurses Present at Global Conference in Ireland

Nursing student and faculty member share about Education Abroad Peru Trip

Center for Global Nursing Scholarship member, Patrick Palmieri, highlighted in STTI Inspiring Member article

College of Global Nursing Scholarship member, Dr. Wynona Freysteinson, speaks at the International Council of Nurses (ICN) Cofnerence in June 15 in Seoul, Korea. For complete information, click here.

Dr. McFarlane Receives $1.75 Million Grant

Judith McFarlane, Dr.P.H., a nursing professor at Texas Woman’s University’s Institute of Health Sciences in the Texas Medical Center, has received a $1.75 million grant from the Houston Endowment to continue her study on the effectiveness of Houston-area shelters and civil protection orders in helping abused women and children transition into safety.