Houston Happenings_02-27-19

  • Nursing faculty members Joan Edwards and Rheatte Solomon, along with several nursing students, attended the M3 (Mobilizing Medical Missions) conference Saturday, Feb. 23 in Houston. Following the conference, Edwards hosted the Republic of Kenya's Ministry of Health Director of Nursing Mary C. Ishepe Nandili on the TWU Houston campus Monday, Feb. 25. 
  • Carolyn DaSilva (physical therapy) was featured in two articles in the TIRR Memorial Hermann winter newsletter. The articles, “Rehabilitation for Post-polio Syndrome” and “Memorial Hermann Foundation Awards TIRR Memorial Hermann Funds to Track Polio Survivors' Long-term Outcomes” highlight the work DaSilva is doing for post-polio syndrome patients.
  • Approximately 104 nursing students were cloaked during the College of Nursing White Coat ceremony held Tuesday, Feb. 26 on the TWU Houston campus. Members of the white coat committee responsible for putting on the event including nursing faculty Barbara Baudler, Rebecca Schultz, Ann St. Germain and Vy Wyatt. Thank you to those who supported the event, including Sandra Cesario, Carlos DaSilva and Linda Pearson.
  • The Houston Staff Development Committee invites all staff and faculty to participate in this year’s Taste of Texas Potluck to be held 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, March 6 on the 8th floor Legacy Room. Please sign up to bring your favorite dish.   
  • The annual Parry Lecture will take place from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, March 7 in the Houston Endowment second-floor auditorium. Margaret Moss, Ph.D., JD, RN, FAAN, director of the First Nations House of Learning and nursing faculty member at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver Campus, will present “Indigenizing the Health Professions” with a focus on health care for Native Americans and Alaska natives. There is no charge for the event, but please RSVP