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Nursing Alumna Goes to Heart of COVID-19 Crisis to Help Patients in New York City

Samantha Phillips could not sit idly by as the COVID-19 pandemic spread. The nursing alumna left her Texas home to help those in need at New York City’s Coney Island Hospital.

The Month in Photos: January 2020

Each month, Ball State’s photographers capture hundreds of moments on and around campus. Here are some of the staff’s favorites for January 2020.

Nursing Alumna’s Mission: Better Care for People With Parkinson’s

Worldwide, people with Parkinson’s disease have Michael J. Fox advocating for them. Working closer to home and behind the scenes of the health care industry is Karen E. Springer. Karen, ’98 MSN ’02, is a nurse practitioner at Fort Wayne Neurological Center, where she has worked for 30 years. The School of Nursing graduate’s most recent project is […]

Former U.S. Marine’s Education Goals Include Improving Health Care for Vets

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]erving as a U.S. Marine for seven years in global hot spots like Somalia and Iraq gave Ball State senior Greg Lane a much bigger perspective on the things that really matter, he said. “While I served our country, my chief purpose was to help those in need, to protect those who weren’t able to […]

Student Proposes Study to Help Drug-Dependent Newborns

[dropcap]H[/dropcap]annah Fluhler wants the crying to stop. Because of a first-of-its kind fellowship, the Honors College student is assembling a research team to determine if soothing lullaby music combined with gentle rocking will aid newborns suffering from drug withdrawal. Hannah is proposing a pilot study to be conducted in the neonatal intensive care unit at Indiana University Health […]

Fake Blood, Simulated Patients Generate Real Results for Nursing Students

Future nurses at the school’s Simulation and Information Technology Center learn to address heart attacks, births and other medical situations.

Collaboration, Quality Care at the Heart of New College of Health

The college combines six schools and departments to better prepare students for work in Indiana’s surging health care sector.