When people think of the Zika virus, they usually think of mosquitoes. Their bite is, after all, the primary mode of transmission of the disease. However, it’s important to know that this virus, first reported in the U.S. in 2015, …Read More »
When the word “exotic” comes to mind, I immediately think of the Far East: ancient civilizations, Buddhist temples, spectacular ruins, tropical climes and intriguing, and often tragic, histories. I have traveled to Asia several times and have immersed myself in …Read More »
What a difference a month makes.
For faithful readers of this column, first, thank you, and second, you might remember that last month’s column was about the impact of the drought and the fires that resulted.
Now, we are experiencing …Read More »
Capt. Melvin Yokoyama ’93 recently assumed command of the Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific).
A landmark research facility in San Diego for more than 75 years, SSC Pacific is comprised of more than 4,700 scientists, …Read More »
When Andrés Laplaceliere looks ahead toward a career, he can only see himself dancing professionally.
It’s a vision the junior Dance major has had since a very young age, and his drive to attain that future livelihood for himself has …Read More »
Path to better patient safety leads through new Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) Institute Regional Center at Jacksonville University
The call to action came in 1999, when the Institute of Medicine issued its “To Err Is Human” report estimating that as many as 98,000 people were dying annually from preventable medical errors. Urged on by an alarmed public, the …Read More »
Lindsay Wolf brings her daughters ages 1, 3 and 4 to school so her graduate pediatrics students have real-world patients to examine and learn from.
Dennis Oakes uses online gaming and interactive exercises to keep his Nursing students engaged in …Read More »
National experts to discuss patient safety challenges and trends June 9 at inaugural Patient Safety Forum at Jacksonville University
The first statewide/regional conference bringing together hundreds of health care leaders, nurses, physicians and students to hear from renowned experts on patient safety is set for Friday, June 9, at Jacksonville University.Read More »