Alumni News 4/14

Several SOS alumni attended the CBU night at the Redbirds.  Some of them are pictured here.

Several SOS alumni attended the CBU night at the Redbirds. Some of them are pictured here.

Amanda Fitzgerald, Biology 2011, just had her first paper published with co-authors Brittney Wright and Scott Heldt.  “The behavioral pharmacology of zolpidem:  evidence for the functional significance of alpha1-containing GABA A receptors.”  It is a review paper in Psychopharmacology (Berl).

Christopher Sage, Biology 2005, and his wife, Carrie, welcomed their new daughter, Alessandra, this month.

Jessica Schneider, Biomedical Science 2013, has been accepted to the Church Health Center Scholar program, and will start there on June 2nd.

Corta Thompson Nilsson, Biology 2004, and her husband welcomed Filip, their new son, on 3/30/2014. She and her husband, Bo, just moved to Dubai where they will live for 2-3 years. Bo works for Mueller, and Corta was a nurse at Methodist . She did her nursing training at William Carey University.

Laura Williamson, DMV, Biology 2001, was in town this weekend. She is working as a relief vet in the Birmingham area.  She fills in when and where she is needed.

R. Terry Newsom, RN BSN, was just inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing.

Nursing Stars is Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare’s annual recognition event to celebrate outstanding nurses throughout the system. We are delighted to honor 59 nurses who achieved excellence in professionalism, interpersonal relations, community involvement, innovation, the science of nursing and patient and family-centered care.  Congratulations to CBU Nursing Alumni Laura Nathan – Methodist University and Roni  Dillard – Methodist North!