National Hartford Centers for Gerontological Nursing Excellence

 

Formerly known as Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity, BAGNC  has been addressing the critical shortage of leaders in geriatric nursing education since 2000.

 

 

Pre-Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Scholars at the
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences:

 

2014-2016 BAGNC Patricia G. Archbold Scholar
Ayasha Thomason, MNSc, APN, WHNP-BC                
Mentor: Dr. Leanne Lefler, Co-Leader of UAMS HCGNE

 

2012-2014 BAGNC Claire M. Fagin Fellow

Melissa Aselage, PhD, RN-BC, FNP-BC
Mentor: Dr. Cornelia Beck, Co-Director of UAMS HCGNE

 

2012-2014 BAGNC Patricia G. Archbold Scholar

Justine Sefcik, MS, RN
Mentor: Dr. Cornelia Beck, Co-Director of UAMS HCGNE

 

2009-2011 BAGNC Claire M. Fagin Fellow

Donna Bowren, PhD, APN, CNS
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Nursing
Mentor: Pao-Feng Tsai, PhD, RN

 

2008-2010 BAGNC Claire M. Fagin Fellow

Leanne Lefler, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, APN, RN
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Nursing
Clinical Assistant Professor
Mentors: Cornelia Beck, PhD, RN, FAAN and Jean McSweeney, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN

 

2008-2009 BAGNC Scholar

Susi Krista Sifford, PhD ©, GCNS-BC
Arkansas State University
Clinical Instructor
Mentor: Cornelia Beck, PhD, RN, FAAN

 

2007-2009 BAGNC Scholar

Melodee Harris, MSN, GNP, RN
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
College of Nursing
Clinical Instructor
Mentor: Kathy Richards, PhD, RN