Alumna Takes Command in the Front-Line Battle Against COVID-19

The phrase “having a lot on your plate” takes on a special brand of irony for LeighAnn Sidone, vice president and chief nursing officer (CNO) at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Md., part of the Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation. Early last spring, Sidone was immersed in numerous hospital projects that included obtaining magnet certification fromContinue reading “Alumna Takes Command in the Front-Line Battle Against COVID-19”

Graduation Spotlight: Christina Sasselli, MSN in Family (Individual Across the Lifespan) Nurse Practitioner

What is your favorite DU Nursing memory? On-campus residency my first year in grad school. It was so much fun meeting fellow students and my current and future professors. My on-campus experience allowed me to feel more connected to Duquesne University. What was your favorite late-night study snack? Peanut butter with bananas and dark chocolate.Continue reading “Graduation Spotlight: Christina Sasselli, MSN in Family (Individual Across the Lifespan) Nurse Practitioner”

Graduation Spotlight: Amanda Totten, MSN in Forensic Nursing

What is your favorite DU Nursing memory? The personalized relationship between students and teachers and the care of teachers What was your favorite late-night study snack? I love me some chocolate. Why did you choose to attend Duquesne University? Great reviews, and the teachers seemed like they actually cared about the success of their students.Continue reading “Graduation Spotlight: Amanda Totten, MSN in Forensic Nursing”

Graduation Spotlight: Namukulwa Rought, MSN in Forensic Nursing

What was your favorite late-night study snack? Popcorn. Why did you choose to attend Duquesne University? I chose Duquesne because it has a few different graduate nursing programs. The university also allows for one to acquire a post-masters degree if desired. What did you enjoy most about your time at Duquesne and/or as a NursingContinue reading “Graduation Spotlight: Namukulwa Rought, MSN in Forensic Nursing”

Graduation Spotlight: Nicole Kline, MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner

What did you enjoy most about your time at Duquesne as a nursing student? I enjoyed getting to network with like minded nursing while we all grew tremendously in our knowledge and profession. What words of advice do you have for other students on how to make the most of the Duquesne Nursing experience? Don’tContinue reading “Graduation Spotlight: Nicole Kline, MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner”

Graduation Spotlight: Suzanne Sheaffer, DNP in Nursing

What is your favorite DU Nursing memory? Trip to Rome. What did you enjoy most about your time at Duquesne as a nursing student? Having a wonderful cohort. New friends for life. What are you going to miss? The faculty. What was your biggest achievement as a DU Nursing student? Completing my DNP project onContinue reading “Graduation Spotlight: Suzanne Sheaffer, DNP in Nursing”

Graduation Spotlight: Tracey Johnson-Glover, DNP in Nursing

What is your favorite DU Nursing memory? The cultural immersion experience in Rome, Italy for two weeks. What did you enjoy most about your time at Duquesne as a nursing student? The assistance from the faculty and staff. From the time I started the enrollment process, and throughout the two-year program, I have received tremendousContinue reading “Graduation Spotlight: Tracey Johnson-Glover, DNP in Nursing”

Graduation Spotlight: Dorothy Neufeld, DNP in Nursing

What is your favorite DU Nursing memory? Having the opportunity to go to Italy to study health care. What did you enjoy most about your time at Duquesne as a nursing student? The people I met, both the faculty and my cohort. What are you going to miss? My cohort. Most of us went toContinue reading “Graduation Spotlight: Dorothy Neufeld, DNP in Nursing”

Graduation Spotlight: Meg Chapman, PMC – Family Nurse Practitioner

What was your biggest achievement as a DU Nursing student? My capstone paper for my master’s in Forensic Nursing from Duquesne. What words of advice do you have for other students on how to make the most of the Duquesne Nursing experience? Stay motivated and stay connected. What are your plans or goals for theContinue reading “Graduation Spotlight: Meg Chapman, PMC – Family Nurse Practitioner”

Graduation Spotlight: Lois Rajcan, PhD in Nursing

What is your favorite DU Nursing memory? Being a member of the first PhD cohort to experience international studies at the University College of Dublin Ireland. What did you enjoy most about your time at Duquesne and as a nursing student? Creating lasting friendships and connections with members of my PhD cohort. What are youContinue reading “Graduation Spotlight: Lois Rajcan, PhD in Nursing”