Frontier Nursing University (FNU) seeks to empower its students to make a difference in their communities and in their field.
This month, we are thankful to highlight six students who have been recently recognized for their significant accomplishments and pursuits to better their education and the care they provide.
FNU student and alumni on radio to discuss reproductive justice
Nurse-midwifery student Jeanine Valrie Logan, MPH, CLS, CNEP (Class 146) and graduate Stephanie Martinez, CLC, CNM were recently interviewed on NPR’s WBEZ in Chicago.
The Chicago-based doulas discussed how they are fighting for fair and equal access for reproductive care for vulnerable communities in the Chicago area.
Keep up the fight for reproductive justice, Jeanine and Stephanie!
Post-graduate WHNP student selected as member of NPWH Student Leadership Program
Student Gina Kristiansen, RN, CWHCNP (Class 169) was selected as a member of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) Student Leadership Program at the 21st Annual NPWH Premier Women’s Healthcare Conference, Oct. 10-13, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas.
The Student Leadership Program is designed to build a community of WHNP students and give them the opportunity to connect with expert WHNPs. Gina will also receive a scholarship to attend the NPWH National Conference for free.
Congratulations, Gina, on your accomplishment!
Student selected for SAMHSA Minority Fellowship Program
Adriana Hernandez, MSN, RN, CNM, PMHNP (Class 173) was selected as a 2018 fellow of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Minority Fellowship Program.
The purpose of the program is to provide grant money to reduce behavioral health disparities and improve healthcare outcomes for racial and ethnic minority populations.
We are excited to see how you use this incredible opportunity, Adriana!
FNP student named to “40 Under 40 Nurses” by Virginia Nurses Association
Haley Meade, RN, Class 166 FNP was named one of the 2018 “40 under 40 Nurses” at the 2018 Virginia Nurses Foundation Gala on Sept. 22, 2018 in Richmond, Va.
Award winners were selected from a record number of nominations as one of Virginia’s outstanding young registered nurse (RN) leaders because of achievements in professional practice, leadership, and positive promotion and advancement of the nursing profession beyond the practice setting.
A bright future awaits, Haley!
DNP student receives IHI scholarship
Congratulations to Margaret Galvez, MSN, MPH, APRN, FNP-C, APHN-BC and DNP student (Class 29). While undertaking a large load of schoolwork by completing her DNP, Margaret was recently selected to receive a full scholarship for the Fall 2018 Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Open School Leadership and Organizing for Change course.
The nine-week virtual course is designed to help health professionals learn to apply skills and knowledge in leadership, community organizing, population health and the science of improvement.
Kudos on your well-deserved scholarship, Margaret!