School of Nursing Newsletter

Honor Students Present Projects

Honors StudentsCrystal Tomburo (Dec. '16) and Jaime Lewis (Dec. '16) received Honors medallions for successfully completing the Nursing Honors requirements for graduation, which includes individual research projects and their defense.  Jeanne Kemppainen was the chairperson for both of the thesis projects.  Both students were presented with their medallions at the Honors Medallion Ceremony on Dec. 44 by Brandy Mechling, Honors Liaison for the School of Nursing. CHHS Dean Charles Hardy was also in attendance to recognize the graduates.

The students and the titles of their project titles are as follows:

  • Crystal N. Tomburo: "When truth may not reflect reality: Self-report versus documented diagnoses in adults with chronic heart disease."  
  • Jaime Michelle Sing Lewis: "Depression and anxiety on medication adherence in persons over 50 living with HIV." Jaime is the recipient of an Ann Sherman Skiba Undergraduate Research Fellowship.  A poster of her research was recently presented at the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 2016 International Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.