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HOMETOWN RELEASE: Mission Resident Among UT Tyler Fall 2010 Nursing Doctorate Cohort

August 20, 2010

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Hannah Buchanan
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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.

Marissa Smolarski of Mission is among the 2010 fall cohort that joins 40 students currently enrolled in the program.

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.

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