UT Tyler Office of News and Information
UT Tyler Announces Fall 2010 Nursing Doctorate Cohort
August 19, 2010
Media Contact: Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
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The University of Texas at Tyler
(Front row, from left) Vincent Sowell of New Braunfels; Lynn Summers of Flint; Denise Stagg of La.; Martha Danielle Gunter of San Antonio; (back row, from left) Jennifer Donwerth of Stephenville; Traci Hines of McKinney; Tracia Foreman of Harlingen; Mary Winton of Stephenville; Allison Chamberlain of Ohio; Stephanie Hills of Calif.; Marissa Smolarski of Mission; and Cathy Miller of Corpus Christi.
The University of Texas at Tyler College of Nursing has admitted 12 new nursing doctoral students, Dr. Linda Klotz, College of Nursing and Health Sciences dean, announced.
The 2010 fall cohort joins 40 students currently enrolled in the program.
Students entering the program this fall are listed by hometown.
CORPUS CHRISTI – Cathy Miller.
FLINT – Lynn Summers.
HARLINGEN – Tracia Foreman.
MCKINNEY – Traci Hines.
MISSION – Marissa Smolarski.
NEW BRAUNFELS – Vincent Sowell.
SAN ANTONIO – Martha Danielle Gunter.
STEPHENVILLE – Jennifer Donwerth and Mary Winton.
CALIFORNIA – Stephanie Hills.
LOUISIANA – Denise Stagg.
OHIO – Allison Chamberlain.
The Ph.D. in nursing program, with a focus on “Health in Communities within the Context of Culture,” is designed to develop nurse scientists who will improve patient outcomes through research, policy and education, according to Dr. Barbara Haas, doctoral program director.
“Offered entirely online, the Ph.D. program makes doctoral education available to nurses who would not otherwise have access to an advanced degree. Students come from across the country to attend a one-week orientation prior to beginning coursework,” she said.
For more information, contact Haas, 903.566.7021 or BHaas@uttyler.edu.
One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 90 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 6,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.