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Barb Puder, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medical Neuroscience, at Samuel Merritt University, and a member of the AAA Public Affairs Committee, has set her sights beyond the walls of her university and has developed neuroscience community outreach programs designed for grades K-12 and the community.
"I became involved in starting an Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Open School Chapter at my school and began to use the IHI online modules to solidify ideas about patient safety and healthcare improvement."
A health fair organized by SMU's nursing students serves a dual purpose: Serve the East Oakland community and recruit people of color to SMU’s nursing programs to help the broader goal of eliminating health disparities.
Student Jessica Potter, who graduates on Friday, May 22, 2015, will become an MD instead of join the LPGA
Rena Perez balances being logical and detail-oriented with the softer side of nursing: compassion, vulnerability, and warmth. She was instrumental in directing the team that developed the Ebola patient workflow for Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento.