What's New from STTI?
Welcome New Officers! We look forward to working with you this biennium!
Newly Elected Officers
President: Amelia Manning PhD(c) MSN RN
Secretary: Amy Berkley MSN RN
Directors: Lisa Bouillon, BSN RN, Kate Galloway BSN RN
Counselors: Chris Abbyad PhD RN WHNP, Marta Anderson MSN RN
Leadership Succession Committee: Liana Lo Chau BSN RN, Davika Reid BSN RN
Governance Committee: Trent Crum MSN RN, Tina Mendiola MBA BSN RN
Chapter Key: Nelda Garcia BSN RN
Vice President: LaTashia Kiel MSN RN
Treasurer: Marian Morris MPH RN
Leadership Succession Committee: Emily Cheek MSN RN, Raquel Reynolds PhD MSN RN
Governance Committee: Andrew Peters MSN RN, Marlene Tovar PhD(c) MA RN
Research, Scholarships, Awards Committee: Pat Carter PhD RN CNS
Publicity Committee, E Delegate: Brennan Parmelee MSN RN CNE
What's New on the Epsilon Theta Circle?
Spring 2016 Induction Ceremony
Congratulations to our new members! Our induction ceremony was held on Friday April, 8th, at the UT School of Nursing. We were fortunate to induct a total of 63 new members from Fall 2015 and Spring 2016. A big thank you to Kenneth W. Dion, PhD RN MSN MBA, treasurer of STTI and member of Epsilon Theta for delivering a noteworthy message to our inductees.
Awards were presented as follows:
- Scholarship Awards: Dayna Gettel BSN RN (Master’s student), Marlene Tovar MA RN (Doctoral student), Ya-Ching Huang MSN RN (Doctoral Student)
- Research Grant Awards: Eduardo Chavez MSN RN (Doctoral student), Jung-Min Park MSN RN (Doctoral student)
- Dolores Sands Award for Excellence in Nursing Research: Linda Yoder PhD MBA RN AOCN
FAAN (Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing)
- Billye J. Brown Award for Excellence in Leadership: Terry Jones PhD RN (Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing)
- Janis Carelock Award for Excellence in Teaching: Leigh Goldstein PhD RN ANP-BC (Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing).
STTl Research Conference: Annual Research & Evidence-Based Practice Conference
The purpose of this conference was to encourage community and nursing service through the exchange of nursing knowledge and research discoveries. Goals included (1) exploring the impact of current and future trends on nursing’s potential to affect community service from the local to global levels (2) applying innovative nursing research outcomes (3) recognizing the importance of nursing research discoveries in influencing practice, education, research, and health care policy. Plenary addresses were given on ‘Nursing’s Global Influence – A CDC Nurse’s Perspective’ by Jim Schwendinger, MSN MSPH DNP NP and also ‘Nursing: Answering The Call To Influence Health Disparities’ by Sonja Fuqua, PhD, RN. Dr. Megan Pfitzinger Lippe presented her poster on ‘Evaluating Baccalaureate Curriculum End-Of-Life Content Based Upon End-Of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Guidelines.
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