Kramer School of Nursing
News & Events
An Update on Our Alumni
Brenda Johnston, MSN, RN, (MSN 2009) director of Student Health and Disability Services at Oklahoma City University, was appointed chairwoman of the Nurse-Directed Section of the American College Health Association. Johnston helped lead a presentation titled “Practical Applications of the ACHA TB Guidelines” during the association’s recent annual conference in Philadelphia.
Jane Wanja Kamau, MSN, ARNP, (Jane Mwangi, BSN 2002) and her husband were sworn in as USA citizens on the lawn of Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial in Toledo, Ohio, on July 4, 2010. They emigrated from Kenya in 2000. Jane is now a nurse practitioner at Mercy Memorial Hospital in Monroe.
Tracey Fields, BSN, RN, (BSN 2009) reports, “It is with great excitement and gratitude to you all that I announce to you that today in the mail I received a formal acceptance letter from University of South Alabama to attend their Graduate Advance Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner track for fall 2010. My feet still have not touched the floor!!!! I owe so much to each of you [professors] for the knowledge, support, and time you invested in my educational experience. I am very blessed and grateful for each of you. I hope you have a wonderful summer and I look forward to staying in touch to keep you updated on my progress."
Michele McEver, MSN, RNC, (MSN 2010) is an NICU/Pediatrics/Women’s Surgery Nurse Manager for Mercy Health Center in Oklahoma City. For the last few years, Michele has also participated in the Kramer School of Nursing’s annual medical mission trip to the Mexican border, and recently presented her Master’s project entitled “Healthcare on the Mexican Border: A Need for Consistency.”
Marla Peixotto-Smith, MSN, RN, (MSN 2009), formerly Director of Emergency and Outpatient Services and Transportation at St. Anthony Hospital, is currently an adjunct professor of nursing at Rogers State University in Claremore, OK.
Sarah Meyer, BSN, RN, (BSN 2010) was featured in the story “Busy Schedule Prepares Meyer” published in The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, OK) on May 9, 2010. Meyer was on OCU's rowing team and graduated with a 3.9 GPA.