Notable: Joseph Janakes, Frank Akpati, and Angela Sojobi 

Joseph Janakes, Frank Akpati, and Angela Sojobi (all Nursing) all successfully defended their doctorates in Nursing Dissertations.  Their topics were as follows:

  • Joseph Janakes: “The Effects of Real-Time Computerized Needle Tip Location Feedback on State Anxiety and Immediate Performance of Simulated Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia”
  • Frank Akpati: "Investigating Acculturation, Health-Promoting Lifestyle, and Health Status Among Nigerian Immigrants in the United States"
  • Angela Sojobi: “Social Support of Mexican Immigrant Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Constructivist Grounded Theory Study”


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People | October 20, 2021
Fred C. Albrecht Outstanding Alumnus of the Year Guy Fieri, Food Network icon and champion of several major charitable causes, talks about his journey to UNLV and well beyond.