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Samford’s College of Health Sciences Receives $1.3 Million Opioid Workforce Expansion Grant
Samford’s Ida Moffett School of Nursing and School of Public Health have received a three-year, $1.3 million grant that will soon expand its community-based experiential student training. The new funds allow psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner and social work students to be trained on substance use disorder prevention, treatment and recovery services with a focus on opioid use disorder. 
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Registration Now Open for 2019 Healthcare Ethics and Law Conference
Registration is now open for Samford's annual Healthcare Ethics and Law Conference. Hosted by the College of Health Sciences’ Center for Faith and Health, this year’s conference will take place on Friday, Sept. 6 and discuss the topic, “Medical Marijuana: Its Benefits and Risks to Society.” 
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Empowering Female Inmate Transition Through HOPE
Jennifer Hunt and Melissa Lord, 2019 graduates of Ida Moffett School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program, have received international attention for their research promoting adaptation in female inmates to reduce the risk of opioid overdose post incarceration.  
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Samford’s Ida Moffett School of Nursing Receives $3.5 Million Nurse Practitioner Residency Grant
Samford University’s Ida Moffett School of Nursing will receive $3.5 million over a four-year period to place nurse practitioner graduates in rural, underserved areas for primary care residency.  
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Ida Moffett School of Nursing Graduates Receive Pins
The nursing pin, bestowed on each Ida Moffett School of Nursing Bachelor of Science graduate, is symbolic. While the diploma represents the mastery of the science of nursing, the nursing pin is representative of the student’s mastery of the art of nursing. On Friday, May 10, 89 members of the Ida Moffett School of Nursing class of 2019 received this special distinction. 
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Ida Moffett School of Nursing Presents 2019 Student Awards
Samford University’s Ida Moffett School of Nursing recognized the many accomplishments of the school’s nursing students at its annual awards ceremonies. Student scholarships and awards were presented at two separate events, one for undergraduate students and one for graduate students. 
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Health Sciences Commencement Marks an Important Milestone in Graduates' Pursuit of Calling
Samford University’s College of Health Sciences awarded 316 bachelor’s degrees on Friday, May 10, to graduates of the undergraduate programs in its four schools: School of Health Professions, Ida Moffett School of Nursing, McWhorter School of Pharmacy and School of Public Health.