News and Events

Inauguration Ceremony in India of New Simulation Education & Research Centre
LHSON extends its congratulations to Bangalore Baptist Hospital (BBH) in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India regarding the grand inauguration ceremony of its new Simulation Education and Research Centre. Over a year ago USAID awarded Dr. Shelby Garner with Baylor University LHSON $652,800 to partner with BBH. The grant funded the construction of a 4-story building with a state-of-the-art Sim Center for nurses and other health professions including housing for 48 nurses at BBH.


Dr. Kelly Rossler Received INACSL Poster Presentation Award
LHSON attended the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning conference in June 2017. There were over 160 posters representing simulation projects and research from around the world. Kelly Rossler's poster presentation was awarded 2nd place. Her poster entitled, Readiness to Transition: Integrating Human Patient Simulation into a Nurse Internship Program, highlighted Kelly's research with new graduate nurses transitioning to practice. In addition, Erin Killingsworth and Kelly both gave podium presentations.


Research Fellowship, International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning
Announced in February 2016, Dr. Kelly L. Rossler, RN, CHSE, Assistant Professor and Simulation Laboratory Coordinator at LHSON was selected to receive a Research Fellowship by the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning (INACSL). The unique web-based 12-month research fellowship is limited to six novice rsearchers and designed to develop future leaders in simulation research. The program is comprised of monthly webinars from experts, extensive reading and writing, with guidance on the best practices and processes of conducting simulation research. 

Pictured above: Dr. Kelly L. Rossler

Sixth Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference and First Colloquium on Chronic Illness Care - Award Presented to Dr. Sudia
In early March, Dean Conroy, Dr. Sudia, Dr. Riley, Dr. Faucher, Professor Voreis and Dr. Garner all traveled to Hong Kong. They attended the Sixth Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference and First Colloquium on Chronic Illness Care. The organizer was The Nethersole School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and LHSON was a co-organizer. Congratulations to Dr. Tanya Sudia who was selected as the 1st place winner for the Best Presentation Award for her presentation on Ethical Considerations Amid Emerging Global Health Challenges.


LHSON Receives 2015 Leadership in Undergraduate Research Award
LHSON was honored to have received the 2015 Leadership in Undergraduate Research Award from Baylor University Undergraduate Research & Scholarly Achievement (BU URSA), Office of the Vice Provost for Research in Waco, Texas. The prestigious award was presented to Dr. Shelley Conroy and Dr. Shelby Garner on April 22, 2015. LHSON was recognized for initiating multiple individual and team opportunities for hands-on undergraduate research, including field schools and international projects. LHSON has set an example for others in richness, diversity and service orientation of the undergraduate opportunities offered.

Pictured above: Dr. Shelley Conroy (far right) accepts the award from BU URSA. (Dr. Garner not pictured)