Notable: Sarah Deredza, Mailo Brantner, Tonya Bryant, and Jud Simonds

Sarah Deredza, Tonya Bryant, Mailo Brantner, and Jud Simonds (all Nursing) successfully defended their DNP Projects to earn the title of doctor.

Deredza focused on “The Impact of Culture-specific Education on the Knowledge and Behavior Related to Screening and Lifestyle Management of Blood Pressure in African Migrants.”

Bryant focused on “Assessing the Cost-Benefit of Hiring a DEU-Prepared RN Graduate: Does It Help Reduce Organizational Cost?”

Brantner focused on “Improving Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in the Older Adult Population Utilizing Shared Medical Appointments in Primary Care Setting.” 

Simonds focused on “Patients; Enabled, Engaged, and Empowered: Implementation of a Mobile Patient Engagement Technology."

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