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  • Rhudy named to neuroscience journal
    • March 2019
    • Lori M. Rhudy, Ph.D., R.N., has been appointed to the editorial board of the Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. Her term begins March 31, 2019, and ends March 31, 2023.
  • Derscheid named to psychiatry research group
  • McCabe invited to join treatment guidelines working group
    • October 2018
    • Pamela J. McCabe, Ph.D., R.N., FAHA, has been invited to join the American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association working group for the application of evidence-based treatment guidelines for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular and stroke events in adults with type 2 diabetes.
  • McCabe appointed to advisory group
    • July 2018
    • Pamela J. McCabe, Ph.D., R.N., FAHA, was appointed to the Atrial Fibrillation Systems of Care Advisory Group. Her term begins July 1, 2018, and ends June 30, 2020.
  • Tofthagen accepts nurse scientist position in Jacksonville, Florida
    • July 2018
    • Cindy Tofthagen, Ph.D., ARNP, AOCNP, FAANP, FAAN, has accepted a nurse scientist position in the Department of Nursing at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida.

      Dr. Tofthagen's research expertise closely aligns with the Mayo's competitive strategic growth area concerning care of patients with serious and complex needs, particularly those seeking cutting-edge cancer therapies and palliative care. Dr. Tofthagen is funded by the National Institute on Aging, investigating the application of accelerated resolution therapy for complicated grief in older adults.

      Dr. Tofthagen's previous roles include associate professor with tenure at the University of South Florida College of Nursing in Tampa, serving as the director of the oncology concentration area for the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. In addition, she worked at the National Cancer Institute-designated Moffitt Cancer Center as an oncology nurse practitioner.

  • Chlan inducted into American Thoracic Society
    • February 2018
    • Linda L. Chlan, Ph.D., R.N., ATSF, FAAN, associate dean for nursing research, was inducted as a fellow in the American Thoracic Society. Dr. Chlan is also a member of the society's board of directors.
  • Holland awarded grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    • October 2017
    • Diane E. Holland, Ph.D., R.N., was awarded a $2.7 million grant from the NIH's National Institute of Nursing Research. The grant is titled "Technology-Enhanced Transitional Palliative Care for Family Caregivers in Rural Settings."
  • Rhudy appointed to AANN clinical science committee
  • Holland inducted into American Academy of Nursing
  • National Institute of Nursing Research director presents at Mayo Clinic
    • August 2017
    • Patricia A. Grady, R.N., Ph.D., FAAN, director of the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Nursing Research, presented "The Role of the National Institute of Nursing Research in Improving Health and Well-Being of the Nation" at Mayo Clinic's Grand Rounds on Aug. 22, 2017.
  • Chlan appointed to editorial board
  • Chlan to chair Assembly on Nursing
    • May 2017
    • Linda L. Chlan, Ph.D., R.N., ATSF, FAAN, associate dean for nursing research, was chosen as chair-elect of the Assembly on Nursing of the American Thoracic Society (ATS). Dr. Chlan's term as chair-elect begins May 2017 and ends May 2018. Her term as chair begins at the ATS conference in May 2018 and ends May 2019. Dr. Chlan has also been appointed as a committee member to the American Thoracic Society's Scientific Advisory Committee.
  • Rhudy selected to editorial board
    • March 2017
    • Lori M. Rhudy, Ph.D., R.N., has been selected to serve on the Clinical Practice Guidelines Editorial Board of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses. Her term begins March 31, 2017, and ends March 31, 2020.
  • Rhudy awarded Sigma Theta Tau grant
    • March 2017
    • Lori M. Rhudy, Ph.D., R.N., has been selected to receive a 2017 Sigma Theta Tau International Small Grant for her proposal, "Interruptions during handoff: Implications for patient safety."
  • McCabe contributes atrial fibrillation expertise to American Heart Association feature
    • March 2017
    • In the American Heart Association's Heart Insight Magazine, Pamela J. McCabe, Ph.D., R.N., FAHA, explains why it's so important for patients to be evaluated for atrial fibrillation — and why it can be difficult to diagnose.
  • Chlan awarded $2.4 million R01 grant from National Institutes of Health
    • July 2016
    • Linda L. Chlan, Ph.D., R.N., ATSF, FAAN, associate dean for nursing research, was awarded a $2.4 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute titled "Efficacy of Self-Management of Sedative Therapy by Ventilated ICU Patients."

      Participants are enrolled primarily from intensive care units (ICUs) at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota. Participants are also enrolled from the ICUs at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, under the direction of Multiple Principal Investigator Craig Weinert, M.D., M.P.H.

  • McCabe to speak at atrial fibrillation convention
  • McCabe presents at Cardiostim conference
    • June 2016
    • Pamela J. McCabe, Ph.D., R.N., FAHA, presents "Optimizing Quality of Life for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation," at the Cardiostim-EHRA Europace 2016 conference. The conference is sponsored by the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA), which improves the quality of life of the European population by reducing the impact of cardiac arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death.
  • Chlan chosen as AACN 2016 Distinguished Research Lecturer
  • Chlan named to advisory committee
  • Mayo Clinic's Rochester campus awarded Magnet recognition for fifth time
    • May 2016
    • The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has notified Mayo Clinic's Rochester campus of its redesignation in the Magnet Recognition Program, the highest international recognition that a health care organization can attain for nursing excellence and quality patient care.