DSON Congratulates PhD student- Lynn M. Baniak!
Congratulations to Lynn M. Baniak, PhD student, who was selected on April 30th out of 41 entrants to receive the 2013 Health Care Innovation Days Binghamton Biomedical Research Conference Best Poster Award. Lynn's poster reflects her current research to increase sleep quality in individuals diagnosed with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) and who exhibit low cardiac output by mobilizing lower extremity (LE) pooled fluid via calf muscle pump (CMP) stimulation thus returning venous blood and interstitial fluid to the central circulatory system.The findings from this pilot clinical trial indicates that quality of sleep can be significantly improved by mobilizing lower extremity fluid through activation of the calf muscle pump through plantar stimulation.
One of the nation’s foremost authorities on rural health and healthcare policy, Mary Wakefield is administrator for the $7.5 billion Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA ) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources. She oversees approximately 7,000 community clinics that focus on improving access to healthcare services for the uninsured, underserved and special needs populations. The agency also funds 3,000 grants for programs across the country, including ones that support educational programs in Binghamton University’s Decker School of Nursing. Read more.
DSON Invites YOU to Join in the Fight us Against Breast Cancer
What: THE BINGHAMTON BREAST CANCER WALK When: Sunday September 30th 2012 at 10:45am near the white Gazebo Where: Binghamton's Recreation Park What to Wear: Pink or Decker School of Nursing Apparel! Donations for the cause accepted all week via the Decker donation box on the main floor of Academic B outside Jazzmans. For more information contact Kali Gehring: email@example.com or Victoria Koke: firstname.lastname@example.org. All friends, family, and pets (leashed please) are invited to join us for this Sunday Morning Event!
The Decker School of Nursing is proud to congratulate its very first Class of 2012 Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) Graduates: Kathleen T. Anderson (Capstone Project: Working Towards Policy Change); Andin J. Kovarik (Capstone Project: Implementing Sustainable Safer Sex Education on a College Campus); and Nichole A. MacConnell-Rosa (Capstone Project: Home-centered Primary Care for the Aging). CONGRATS!!!
Congratulations to 2012 Decker School of Nursing PhD graduate, Nina Delmonte Flanagan. Flanagan's dissertation is titled “The Role of Family Assessment of Delirium in the Older Adult in Post-Acute Care.” Donna G. Hogan is also due congratulations for her awarded of PhD degree at the December 2011 ceremony. Hogan's dissertation is titled: "The Impact of Nasal Congestion and Rural Residence on Pulmonary Function and Asthma Control in Adults with Asthma and Allergic Rhinitis."
Special congratulations goes to the Decker School of Nursing, faculty member Linda Barnfather, and alumnus Cheryl Orzel-Teris who were all honored at the annual NYSNA District #5 Nurses' Day Breakfast held in May. DSON was honored as co-recipient of District #5's Public Relations Award for faculty, staff, and student efforts put forth to assist our community during the flood of September 2011. Linda Barnfather, MS '02, clinical associate professor and nursing leader at UHS, was appointed Honored Nurse of the Year. Awarded Honored Nurse of the Year in Nursing Leadership was alumna, Cheryl Orzel-Teris, BS '97, MS '99, who works at Lourdes Hospital, Binghamton, NY. Congratulations to all!
Last Updated: 5/1/13