• Rita DelloStritto (nursing) has been named a Silver Medal winner for Excellence in Nursing by the Good Samaritan Foundation. DelloStritto was one of only six Silver Medal winners in Houston and the surrounding area and will be recognized at the awards luncheon Sept. 5.
  • TWU College of Nursing faculty Fuqin Liu and Judith McFarlane were selected by the World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Nursing Care for Vulnerable Groups as visiting international scholars at Shandong University, School of Nursing, Jinan, China, from May 27 through June 15. Liu and McFarlane are co-leading an international collaborative research effort on the Lived Experiences of Family Members who offer end-of-life care in the home. The research is funded by a TWU research grant and a Sigma Theta Tau International, Beta Beta Chapter research grant.
  • Madhura Maiya (research) and Carolyn Moore (nutrition and food sciences) presented a poster, "Effect of Supplementation of Pumpkin Seed Oil Versus Pumpkin Seeds on Blood Pressure and Menopausal Symptoms in Normotensive Postmenopausal Women" at the American Society of Nutrition Annual meetings June 11 in Boston.
  • TWU was once again represented at the annual Houston Area Recruiters’ Network (HARN) Conference on Monday, June 4. TWU was recognized as a sponsor and Melissa Rodriguez (admissions) served as chair to the HARN Professional Development Committee.
  • Carolyn DaSilva (physical therapy), Wendy Schell (TWU alum) and Victoria Mar (DPT student) co-authored “Correlation of Falls in Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis with Objective Measures of Balance, Strength, and Spasticity," which has been accepted for inclusion in the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) 2018 Clinical Conference taking place in October in Fort Worth.
  • Nursing faculty members Joan Edwards, Vi Ho, Peggy Landrum, Susan Mellot and Rebecca Aulbach presented at the ER Nursing Workshop at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy May 28 at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The workshops presented were the first of their kind to be undertaken by the ER nurses and social workers in Vietnam.
  • Faculty Ombudsperson Linda Rubin will visit the Houston campus on Wednesday, June 20 and Thursday, June 21. The Harper Room (10th floor) will serve as her office.  Please feel free to drop by the office or contact her for an appointment at LRubin@ twu.edu or 81-2605.