School of nursing

“Team Intelligence” subject of 2013 Bellos Lecture

Yale School of Nursing’s Bellos Lecture is the traditional capstone event of the academic year. Endowed in honor of Sybil Palmer Bellos ’27BN, a public health nurse, the lecture provides an opportunity for prominent citizens to address significant issues related to the health of the public. This year’s lecture, “Team Intelligence: What It Is, Why it’s Critical, and How Nurses Can Lead the Way in Developing It,” was presented by Suzanne Gordon, who has written for numerous prominent publications and is the author of seven books. Gordon is a visiting professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing and assistant adjunct professor at the University of California at San Francisco School of Nursing. View a video of the 2013 Bellos lecture.

As part of the event, Dean Margaret Grey presented the 2013 Yale School of Nursing Community Service Award to Sarah Gilbert ’13MSN. Read more about Gilbert’s outstanding service on the school's website.

A memorial for a former dean

A celebration of the life of Donna Diers, dean and Annie Goodrich Professor Emeritus at the School of Nursing, was held on April 23 at Yale’s Battell Chapel. Diers served as dean of Yale School of Nursing for 13 years, from 1972 to 1985, and was named a “Living Legend” in 2010 by the American Academy of Nursing. She died February 23. Visit the school website for a video and more details on the memorial celebration.

Dean honored by Diabetes Association

Dean Margaret Grey was recently selected as the recipient of the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) 2013 Behavioral Medicine and Psychology Interest Group Lecture Award for Distinguished Contributions. As recipient of this award, Dean Grey presented a lecture at the 2013 Scientific Sessions, held by the ADA in Chicago from June 21 through 25. These sessions featured more than 1,200 innovative presentations by prestigious diabetes experts and explored the latest research discoveries.

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