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College of Nursing Alumna Making a Difference

Alumna Cheri Etheredge (BSN ’72), RN, MN, Ed.D was honored as Teacher of the Year.  Etheredge was recognized for her work with Simulation at Contra Costa College in San Pablo, California where she has worked for 38 years and currently serves as Chair of the Nursing Department.  Etheredge will be honored next month during an Oakland A's and San Francisco Giant's baseball game in May. She was also recently honored at a dinner in Concord, and will be honored again in the fall at another awards dinner in September. 

Follow this link to read more about Etheredge’s contributions and how she is making a difference.



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Laurie Abbott, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing, found significant improvements in food-related behaviors associated with cardiovascular health by African-American participants from rural northern Florida counties after they completed a six-week intervention that addressed major cardiovascular disease risk factors. The study, published in the journal Health Education Research, examined the results from an earlier cluster randomized trial with a secondary data analysis. more


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FSU nursing dean advances college’s research mission

Judith McFetridge-Durdle may be retiring, but Florida State University’s College of Nursing dean made an everlasting impact during her five-year tenure by advancing the college in the areas of research and diversity.

McFetridge-Durdle’s top priority when she arrived at FSU in December 2013 was to focus on the college’s research mission — and she’s had great success. more



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