Rutgers Nursing Magazine 2020

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Welcome to the inaugural issue of Rutgers Nursing magazine! These pages reflect a unique and historic time in the world and at Rutgers School of Nursing. Through the many challenges and trials faced since the onset of a global pandemic, these pages also celebrate the triumphs and recognize the efforts of Rutgers nurses everywhere. Thank you for reading and joining us on the journey.

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Alumna Judith Persichilli Leads Fight Against COVID

Judith Persichilli (MA, BSN, RN), can’t remember a time when she didn’t want to be a nurse, and fulfilling that dream, she says, “was the best decision I ever made.”

In Nigeria, Hope for Safer Births and Healthier Mothers

A generous grant is helping to find ways of training local midwives and getting them more quickly into the communities that desperately need them.

Filling the Anesthesia Gap

At a time when anesthesia providers are in short supply, Rutgers School of Nursing offers the only program in New Jersey training the next generation of nurse anesthetists.

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