When a group of alumni from the School of Nursing gathered in the fall of 2019, their goal was to establish a formal association that would support nurses long after they left Rutgers–Camden.

Their timing, it turned out, couldn’t have been better.

As the School of Nursing-Camden Alumni Association was being chartered in 2020—coincidentally the Year of the Nurse and Midwife—the world was in the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic, and nurses were on the front lines.

Rutgers School of Nursing—Camden Associate Professor Patricia Suplee

The Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden congratulates Professor Patricia Suplee, PhD, RNC-OB, who will be honored at “Remarkable 31,” a reception recognizing members of the Rutgers University–Camden campus community who advance gender equality through scholarship, campus action, community and professional service, teaching, and creative work.

Karina DeCasablanca

Meet Karina DeCasablanca, an undergraduate nursing student at the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden and Heritage Speaker of Spanish, who recently answered five questions asked by Lead with Languages, a national campaign aimed at making language proficiency a national priority.

Rutgers School of Nursing—Camden Associate Professor Bonnie Jerome D'Emilia

Having an annual physical exam and being screened for breast or cervical cancer gives women a chance to uncover potential health problems, but despite the availability of government-funded check-ups, many low-income and uninsured women don’t visit a doctor early enough to prevent serious health issues.

Two studies by Rutgers University‒Camden nursing professor Bonnie Jerome-D’Emilia reveal interesting information about the type and quality of care that low-income and uninsured breast cancer patients receive.

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden Professor Janice M. Beitz

Janice Beitz, a professor at the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden, has been named a fellow of the National Academies of Practice, an interprofessional, national organization that advises governmental bodies on health care delivery in the United States.

A resident of Cherry Hill, Beitz will be inducted as a fellow at the NAP annual meeting in Arlington, Va., on March 9.

Cinnaminson resident Christina Harrell is a first-year student in the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden traditional baccalaureate program and the first one of her siblings to go to college. Christina, who goes by Tina, is inspired to pursue a nursing major by her family members who share a proud legacy of providing patient care.