ENF in the News for 2011

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Dr. Fran Roberts Named Healthcare Group Vice President for Strategic Alliances

DeVry Inc. (NYSE: DV), a global provider of educational services, announced the appointment of Dr. Fran Roberts as healthcare group vice president for strategic alliances. Dr. Roberts will oversee business and clinical development by creating strategic healthcare alliances. In this newly created position, she will be responsible for securing clinical rotations and enhancing employment opportunities for graduates.

Catalyzing Better Health Care While Enhancing the Nursing Profession

The Ohio Hospital Association and the Ohio Organization for Nurse Executives announced in 2002 that Ohio's aging population and growing shortage of nurses would create a 19 percent gap in need versus nursing supply by 2015. In response, in 2002 the two organizations created FutureThink. But without proper leadership and funding, the initiative was on the verge of floundering, with Ohio's nursing system and patient care at stake.

Aiming for a 'Smoother Chaos'

Sharon Stanley, PhD, RN, a new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow, the chief nurse for the American Red Cross, and a recently retired leader in the U.S. Army Reserves after 34 years of service, discusses the role nurses can play in disaster relief.