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Dr. Karen Macey-Stewart published a paper, K. V., & Louie, K. (2023) Using an invidual pain manamgnet plan for African American adults with sickle cell disease in the Journal of the American Assoication of Nurse Practitioners


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Dr. Cherie Burke, Director of the School of Nursing and Director of the Nurse Anesthesia Program has received her second doctoral degree in May 2023. Her Ph.D. was awarded from Duquesne University. 

Dean Collins has written an invited blog for the series Call the Midwife since its inception. Click to read more

Congratulations to Dr. Melissa LeBrun, Family Nurse Practioner Program Director, who passed her certifcation fo the Associate in Infection Prevention and Epidemiology (a-IPC). She has also accepted a position on teh Finance, Capital Development and Marketing Committee for the National Organization of Nurse Practicioner Faculty. 

Michelle Sison, MSN, RN, School of Nursing graduate student, co-authored an article titled Equitable Patient Care Includes Equitable Hair Care published in the December 2022 edition to the American Journal of Nursing 


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Dr. Antiqua Smart was appointed to be an Editorial Board Member for the Journal of the American Assoication of Nurse Practioners. 

Antiqua Smart DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, PHNA-BC, a full-time assistant professor in the School of Nursing, was recently selected as a member of the inaugural National Organization of Nurse Practitioners Faculties (NONPF) Telehealth Committee. The NONPF Telehealth Committee provides national recommendations on telehealth education for nurse practitioner faculty members and nurse practitioner students.

Dallas Lawry, DNP student, was acknowledged in the October 2020  American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s GNSA bulletin as an “Emerging Leader.” Dallas has been active in student governance at Loyola and a leader in Loyola University New Orleans, School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice Program. Dallas has helped organize and participated in medical mission trips with Louisiana-Himalaya Association, and worked to get other Loyola graduate students involved in a mission trip.

Dr. Melissa LeBrun published her children's book, "Caleb and Mr. Billy BandAid Go For A Check-up." Dr. LeBrun is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing, and a Loyola University New Orleans Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner alumna. All proceeds from her book sales are going back to local children's hospitals.

The book can be found on Amazon here

The American Academy of Nursing (AAN) inducted its 2018 cohort of Fellows in November. Loyola’s own Dr. Warren Hebert is among the new AAN Fellows. A three-time Loyola alumnus, Dr. Hebert joined the Wolfpack as an Assistant Professor in 2016. Warren teaches nursing on all three levels, including classes in leadership, health policy, health systems innovation, scientific writing, and community-based care. Dr. Hebert has worked in the home health field since 1985. 


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