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Learn more about the scholarship and fellowship awards program and individuals who are developing the next generation of geriatric nurse educators and researchers.

BSN-PhD Predoctoral Scholar Testimonial

Casey Shillam, PhD, RN

"Thanks to BAGNC, I’m on the fast track to help older adults...continue to enjoy active, productive and fulfilling lives ."

Fellow Testimonial

Howard Karl Butcher, PhD, RN, APRN, BC

"By being able to reduce my teaching responsibilities while in a tenure track position, I was able to spend two incredible years focusing on my research, with guidance and advice from my program mentors, both of whom are leading experts in their respective fields."

Reflecting America's Diversity - Overview

"The BAGNC program’s commitment raises...hopes for the active engagement of minorities in gerontology and geriatric research."

Reflecting America's Diversity - Individual Testimonials
Mary Black, MS, RN
Nancy Chu, PhD, APRN, BC
Robert Pope, MSN, RN
Carmen Rodriguez, PhD, ARNP, BC
Tamika Sanchez-Jones, PhD, MS, RN

Mayday Fund Pain Scholar Testimonial

Kristen Swafford, MS, RN

"With the generous support, guidance and networking of these two programs, I am at an exciting launching point toward meeting my
goals of contributing to reducing pain in nursing home residents."



Dean of School of Nursing Testimonial
I saw [the] fellowship as a faculty development investment and our budding relationship with the John A. Hartford Foundation as an opportunity to establish UNCG as a leader in the field. Our investment has more than paid off.
Dean Lynne G. Pearcey, PhD, RN, CNAA, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro School of Nursing

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