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Samuel Merritt University (SMU) is on the cusp of making its mark as a health science research institution. In the summer edition of eNews we highlight the variety of research activities conducted at the University. We spotlight new research programs, collaborations, new resources, and how the data contributes to the mission of SMU community.

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Doctor Pursues Dream of Becoming a Nurse

While many people aspire to be doctors, Yoshiya Yamada, a former doctor in Japan, was inspired to become a nurse. On Friday, May 28, that dream became a reality as he joined 94 of his fellow nursing classmates at the Samuel Merritt University (SMU) Commencement... read more »

Nurse Internship Helps Boost Employment Rate

The aging of America's baby boomers, and the increased demand for care in specialized areas, have created a serious need for nurses. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services predicts... read more »

OT and PT Students Showcase Learning Skills in Therapy Projects

As part of the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and Master in Occupational Therapy (MOT) curriculum at Samuel Merritt University (SMU), the students ...  read more »

Bridging the Transgender Gap

For most people, finding a comprehensive healthcare plan that fits into their monthly budget can be difficult. For transgender and gender non-conforming... read more »

Faculty Works to Expand Interprofessional Education

Since its inception in 1994, the Harvard Macy Institute of Harvard Medical School has trained over 2,000 healthcare educators worldwide, through this highly regarded continuing education program offered...  read more »

SoN Faculty Research Leads to a Cultural Understanding at Koç University, Turkey

Dean Martha Hill of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has been consulting to the Koç University in Istanbul and insisted that I meet with the Koç faculty. The School of Nursing is quite young, founded in 1999... read more »

Student-Staff-Faculty Collaboration Grabs Media Attention

Collaboration across diverse groups and divisions at Samuel Merritt University (SMU) has provided new and exciting research. What is new about the student, staff and faculty collaboration is the mix of people... read more »

New Lab Focuses on Diabetic Research

Did you know that Samuel Merritt University (SMU) has a research laboratory located on the main floor of the Alta Base Summit Medical Center (ABSMC) Providence building? The research lab is open... read more »

SMU Library Highlights Faculty Research

Many Samuel Merritt University (SMU) faculty have had books and journals published. Now, faculty can share the descriptions and highlights of publications with the entire SMU community by displaying... read more »

SMU Staff Supports Inclusivity of Students with Disabilities

Universities like Samuel Merritt University (SMU) are increasingly aware of the needs of disabled students and students with specific learning difficulties. read more »

SMU Receives Community Service of the Year Award

The Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce has awarded Samuel Merritt University with the 'Community Service' award in recognition... read more »

OT Students Expose Teens to Career Options

Earlier this year several Samuel Merritt University students from the occupational therapy program, staff, and faculty attended the Oakland Technical High School 6th Annual Career Expo. The Expo was designed... read more »

Sacramento Students Enroll in Baby Bootie Camp

Samuel Merritt University students in the Accelerated Bachelors of Science in Nursing program jumped feet first into the business of babies. On June 10, nearly 40 ABSN students participated in the... read more »

Scouting for Nursing

Nearly 50 Girl Scouts from around the Bay Area spent a Saturday exploring the field of nursing during a half-day of labs, tours and hands-on work... read more »

 

 

in this issue

 

Doctor Pursues Dream of Becoming a Nurse

Nurse Internship Helps Boost Employment Rate

OT and PT Students Showcase Learning Skills in Therapy Projects

Bridging the Transgender Gap

Faculty Works to Expand Interprofessional Education

SoN Faculty Research Leads to a Cultural Understanding at Koç University, Turkey

Student-Staff-Faculty Collaboration Grabs Media Attention

New Lab Focuses on Diabetic Research

SMU Library Highlights Faculty Research

SMU Staff Supports Inclusivity of Students with Disabilities

SMU Receives Community Service of the Year Award

OT Students Expose Teens to Career Options

Sacramento Students Enroll in Baby Bootie Camp

Scouting for Nursing

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