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Shenandoah University Assistant Professor of Nursing Beth Ballenger with one of her therapy bunnies (in a basket).

Friday Faculty Spotlight: Beth Ballenger

This week’s Friday Faculty Spotlight has a cuddly component – bunnies! Assistant Professor of Nursing and Campus Learning Lab coordinator Karen “Beth” Ballenger, Ph.D., mixes her love of rabbits with her research into lowering stress and anxiety levels, particularly within health care (it was even the topic of her doctoral research!). We hope you enjoy […]

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Shenandoah University School of Nursing Winchester home at the Health and Life Sciences Building

School of Nursing News: Spring/Early Summer 2020

Shenandoah’s 2019 graduates from both the Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner programs have a 100% licensing exam pass rate. The national average for first-time pass rates is typically between 85% and 89%. Professor of Nursing Sharron Guillett, RN, Ph.D., wrote a chapter in the book, “Wellness and Disability in Disability as […]

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Alumni Successes

Ekemini E. Emah

Nurse Leader Trains Others For Military Service

Ekemini E. Emah ’09 has used her Shenandoah education to fly high in her nursing career, first as a Pentagon flight medicine nurse manager and now as a chief education and training preventionist for the U.S. Air Force. Shenandoah gave me the opportunity to build friendships that will last a lifetime.” Ekemini E. Emah ’09 […]

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Brianne Casey

Shenandoah Nursing Grad’s App Targets Patient Satisfaction

What started as a class assignment for Shenandoah University graduate Brianne Casey is improving patients’ experience at hospitals and urgent care clinics. Casey created a website and smart phone app called Checked In that publishes patient wait times for emergency rooms, urgent care facilities, primary providers and specialists, as well as dentists’ offices. The app […]

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