Professional Notes: December 2009

Associate Professor and Chair of Nursing Jeanne-Marie Havener, Ph.D., APRN was named the Chair of the Foundation for New York State Nurses Center for Nursing Research Planning Committee. Havener was invited to serve as guest editor of the winter edition of the Journal of the New York State Nurses Association, which will focus on evidence-based practice. She also is serving as a reviewer for a new Maternal and Newborn Health nursing text from LWW Publishing.

Assistant Professor of History Vicki Howard is included in a new anthology from Palgrave Macmillan titled "Testimonial Advertising in the American Marketplace." Editors Marlis Schweitzer and Marina Moskowitz selected Howard's article "'I am Kay and I Prefer Modern': Bridal Testimonials and the Rise of Consumer Rites, 1920s-1950s" for inclusion in the volume, which was published in November.

Professor of Nursing Peggy Jenkins' book on EKG monitoring, titled Nurse to Nurse: ECG Interpretation (McGraw-Publishers), was released in September.

Assistant Professor of Nursing Tina Sullivan, M.S., FNP-C, has been on sabbatical this fall in order to collect data for her dissertation; she recently attended the Biennial Sigma Theta Tau conference in Indiana.

Professor of Nursing Theresa Turick-Gibson, M.S., PNP-C, has started course work for the doctorate in education at SUNY Binghamton.