Accomplishments: School of Nursing

September 15, 2022
Jacqueline Killian (Nursing) recently presented a poster at the Military Health System Research Symposium. The topic was, "Improving Resiliency in U.S. Air Force Healthcare Personnel."
September 13, 2022
Angela Amar (Nursing) was recognized for community leadership at the 2022 Asian American Group Community Awards Gala.
September 13, 2022
Jennifer Vanderlaan (Nursing) was published as a co-author for a new study titled, "Midwifery Autonomy and Employment Changes During the Early COVID-19 Pandemic." The article was published in the Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health.
September 12, 2022
Dieu-My Tran (Nursing) was named president of the board of directors for the Las Vegas' chapter of the American Heart Association.
September 9, 2022
Lorraine Evangelista (Nursing) has recently been elected to serve on the Administrative Faculty Committee. 
September 1, 2022
Meghan Liebzeit (Nursing) was named a 2022-2023 National League for Nursing Jonas Scholar. This recognition awards direct funding for a scholar's final year of doctoral study to help complete their dissertation projects, along with support travel expenses to attend conferences.  Liebzeit is enrolled in the UNLV School of Nursing's …
August 29, 2022
UNLV Student Nurses Association (SNA) was named a finalist in the 2022 Governor's Point of Light Awards. The campaign annually recognizes individuals and organizations for their excellence in volunteerism throughout Nevada. UNLV SNA was named a finalist in the Nonprofit/Community Organization Volunteer Program. They will be officially honored…
August 17, 2022
UNLV alumna Meg Moorman will be inducted into the National League for Nursing's Academy of Nurse Educators (ANEF). Meg graduated with her Ph.D. in Nursing from UNLV in 2013. She is currently the director of the Faculty Innovating for Nursing Education Center and coordinator of the MSN in Nursing Education at Indiana University School of Nursing.
August 12, 2022
Jacqueline Killian (Nursing) and her colleagues — Col. Stephen Hernandez, U.S. Air Force Reserves and Ph.D. Program Director University of New Mexico School of Nursing; Col. Laurie Migliore, Deputy Chief Scientist, Lackland Air Force Base; Lt. Col. Theresa Bedford, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base; and Col. (ret. Air Force) Vickie Hughes, Assistant…
July 27, 2022
Jennifer Kawi, Andrew Thomas Reyes, and Reimund Serafica (all Nursing) presented at the 33rd International Nursing Research Congress in Scotland. Their topic was about digital health care interventions in research used to evaluate clinical outcomes and how they apply to global nursing knowledge. The event’s overall theme this year was, “…
July 18, 2022
Lisa Nicholas (Nursing) successfully defended her doctoral dissertation to earn her ED.D from the University of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences. Her dissertation topic was "Foundational Skills before Clinical: Building Early Confidence in Novice Nursing Students."
July 14, 2022
Jinyoung Kim (Nursing) received the COBRE Pilot Project Award by NIH National Institute of General Medical Service for her study, "Tolerance to Shift Work and Its Potential Impact on Cognitive Function." This P20 mentored award through UNLV is intended to support basic and translational pilot projects in genomics and personalized medicine that…