Faculty Spotlights

Congratulations to Dr. Jyotsana Parajuli for being selected to the SNRS Leadership Academy!

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We are thrilled to congratulate Jyotsana Parajuli, PhD, MGS, RN, on her appointment to the SNRS (Southern Nursing Research Society) Leadership Academy! Dr. Parajuli is an Assistant Professor here at the UNC Charlotte School of Nursing. Over the past three years, she has actively contributed to the organization by serving on various committees. Currently, she […]

Spotlight on Excellence: Recognizing Our Faculty & Staff Award Recipients

The School of Nursing proudly continues to collect accolades, illustrating our commitment to excellence in education and service. We are excited to announce that several members of our faculty and staff have been recognized by the College Nominations, Awards, and Elections Committee (CNAEC) for their contributions to our department and the College of Health and […]

Celebrating Melinda Pierce: 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient

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We’re thrilled to announce Melinda Pierce as the recipient of the 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award from the UNC Charlotte School of Nursing Alumni Chapter. Her professional journey stands as an inspiration for current and future nurses, reflecting our values as an institution. Melinda expressed deep gratitude for the honor, calling it one of the highlights […]

Introducing Dr. Jyotsana Parajuli: Editor of Southern Connections, Southern Nursing Research Society Newsletter

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We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Dr. Jyotsana Parajuli as the Editor of the Southern Connections, the official newsletter of the Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS). Dr. Parajuli’s tenure is set for two years, spanning from 2024 to 2026. Her appointment marks a significant milestone in the society’s commitment to fostering excellence in […]

Dr. Kelly Powers Welcomed as Distinguished NAP Fellow in Nursing

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We are excited to congratulate  one of our School of Nursing faculty members, Dr. Kelly Powers! Kelly Powers PhD, RN, CNE has been approved as a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice (NAP) in Nursing. Recognized for her outstanding achievements in the field, Powers is set to join the Class of 2024 at […]

Amy Winiger Shines at Cardiology Conference in Chile

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Congratulations to Amy Winiger, DNP, ACNP-BC, FACC, for presenting groundbreaking results on cardiogenic shock at the Chilean Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery conference in Coquimbo, Chile, on December 1, 2023. Winiger currently serves as the UNC Charlotte School of Nursing’s AGACNP Program Coordinator and her expertise and dedication continue to make waves in the […]

Milestones in Excellence: Celebrating Faculty achievement at UNC Charlotte School of Nursing

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We are excited to announce and extend congratulations to three members of our school of nursing faculty! Judith Cornelius, PhD, MS, RN, ANEF, FAAN was promoted to Professor this year – congratulations! Charlene Whitaker-Brown, DNP, MSN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, CHFN was promoted to Clinical Professor this year – congratulations! Kathleen Jordan DNP, MS, FNP-BC, ENP-C, SANE-P, […]

UNC Charlotte School of Nursing Faculty PARTICIPATES in Local Food Drive Effort

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UNC Charlotte’s School of Nursing recently demonstrated its commitment to community welfare by promoting a local food drive. Dr. Carolyn Horne and Laura Magennis generously donated their time to deliver an assortment of food items to the Jamil Niner Food Pantry. The donation was made possible through a successful food drive organized by the nursing […]

Congratulations to two School of Nursing teams

Congratulations to two School of Nursing teams who were awarded funding from the UNC Charlotte Center for Teaching and Learning for their grant proposals!  Dr. Lufei Young, Dr. Meredith Troutman-Jordan, and Professor Tiffany Jackson for “Escape Room Simulation: An Innovative Approach to Community Health Nursing for Undergraduate Students”. Dr. Kathleen Jordan, Dr. Katherine Shue-McGuffin, and […]

Dr. Laura Magennis Appointed to MedAssist Executive Committee!

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Dr. Laura Magennis has been appointed to the Executive Committee of MedAssist, an organization dedicated to ensuring that no eligible person in North Carolina has to choose between purchasing food or their needed medication. Dr. Magennis’s appointment shows her commitment to public health and the betterment of her community. Congratulations to Dr. Magennis!