Houston Happenings_04-25-18

  • Judy McFarlane (nursing) presented “Child Brides, Forced Marriage, Disturbed Children: The New Faces of Domestic Violence” to almost 700 women at the Junior League of Houston’s general meeting Monday, April 23. This presentation offered an opportunity to begin building a relationship with this distinguished organization of women leaders.
  • Representing TWU with presentations at the American Occupational Therapy Association’s annual conference held April 18-22, in Salt Lake City, Utah, were occupational therapy faculty members O Jayne Bowman, who presented “The Effect of Stress on the Body and Mind,” and Patricia Bowyer with three presentations done in conjunction with Ph.D. students.
  • Carolyn Da Silva (physical therapy) was awarded the Distinguished Graduate Faculty Member Supporting for the support of graduate students by the TWU Graduate Student Council.
  • Nursing faculty members Anne Koci and Diane Montgomery successfully led a group of 12 nurse practitioner students on a Study Abroad program to the Netherlands April 4-14. The program allowed the participants to fully immerse in the Dutch healthcare system in Rotterdam, Delft and Gouda.
  • Rita DelloStritto, Anne Koci and Rheatte Solomon (nursing) attended the 44th Annual National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty conference April 18-22 in Indianapolis. During the conference, the trio had the honor of meeting Dr. Loretta Ford, founder of the nurse practitioner movement in 1965, who was there to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award.