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Two Nursing Students and members of the UCLA gymnastics team, Brittani McCullough and Niki Tom, are the receipients of the Donald R. Shepherd Postgraduate Scholarship from UCLA Athletics.  Tom and McCullough, teammates on UCLA's 2010 NCAA Championship gymnastics team, are both in UCLA's School of Nursing. Tom will be enrolled in the Masters Entry Clinical Nurse Program, and McCullough will study in the Masters, Advanced Practice Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program. Tom was an All-American on floor exercise in 2009 and a three-time Pac-10 All-Academic honoree. McCullough won the NCAA floor exercise title in 2010 and was a four-time All-American and 2011 Scholastic All-American. As a freshman, she was named the Pac-10 Freshman of the Year in 2008.

A study led by PhD student Mary Rezk-Hanna finding that many young adults don't think hookah smoking is harmful to their health was featured in numerous news stories including: the Washington Post, KNX 1070, Examiner.com,  MedicalXpress,  Health Canal, Bustle.com, Healthday, the Healthsite.com,  the University Herald, NatureWorld News and Westside Today.  The story was also posted on the UC Health site.

Presentations by Adey Nyamathi, distinguished professor at the UCLA School of Nursing and Deborah Koniak-Griffin, professor at the School of Nursing, at the recent Western Institute of Nursing were highlighted in a story in the May 2 issue of nurse.com.

The nurse-led health center at the Union Rescue Mission was featured in the May 5 issue of nurse.com. Abi Striblea, the clinical director, was quoted. 

A study led by Linda Sarna, Lulu Wolf Hassenplug Endowed Chair in Nursing at the UCLA School of Nursing, demonstrating the dramatic decrease of nurses smoking, was covered in the Jan 8 Nurse.com, Health Canal, Examiner, and EIN World News Report and Jan 9 Nursing Insider News.

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