Monthly Archives: October 2006

Maggie’s ISONG award

Here’s a photo of Maggie receiving the ISONG Founders Award (see earlier post) from Kathleen Calzone (Sr Nurse Specialist (Research) at National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA).

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Strategy meeting to develop genetics competence in US nurses

I’ve just returned from Silver Spring, Maryland, the headquarters of the American Nurses Association.  I had been invited by the ANA and National Human Genome Research Institute to talk about progress in the UK to integrate genetics into nursing education … Continue reading

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The GPU formally welcomes Professor Heather Skirton

We are delighted to announce that Dr Heather Skirton (Reader in Health Genetics at the University of Plymouth) has been conferred as Visiting Chair to the Faculty of Health, Sport and Science.  Heather has had a long association with the … Continue reading

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ISONG-ing the praises of the 19th Annual Conference

Emma and I have just returned from New Orleans, from the annual conference of the International Society of Nurses in Genetics, where we presented 3 papers and made some great new contacts (including Brazil, U.S. and Japan).  The three day … Continue reading

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International recognition

We at the GPU are very pleased to announce that Professor Maggie Kirk has been honoured twice by the International Society of Nurses in Genetics.  Last month, Maggie was elected as a "Member at Large", which is analagous to becoming … Continue reading

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