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NPA Announces Six Scholars Selected for IMPACT Fellowship Program

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced the six finalists in the inaugural class of its IMPACT Fellowship Program, an esteemed initiative designed to empower postdoctoral scholars from underrepresented backgrounds to build skills, understand strengths and develop networks. Competition for program seats was intense with more than seventy applicants from across the globe for six positions.

ACNM Reaffirms Opposition to Legislative Threats to Abortion Care

SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is committed to people having unfettered access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health care services, including abortion care, that are readily available, affordable, and guided by objective evidence-based information. Given this position, ACNM is dismayed by the failure of the United States Supreme Court to block the implementation of Texas Senate Bill 8.

Virtues and Skills of Researchers Across the U.S. Celebrated During 12th National Postdoc Appreciation Week

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today kicked off the 12th annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW), taking place through Friday. NPAW is the nation's largest celebration of postdoctoral scholars who serve at more than 300 institutions, acknowledging the significant contributions "postdocs" make to research, innovation and scientific discovery.

NPA Launches IMPACT Fellowship Program

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced a fellowship program designed to help researchers from marginalized communities advance their careers. Using tools to improve skills, better understand strengths, provide exposure to new fields, and develop new networks, the IMPACT Fellowship Program is a groundbreaking effort assisting postdoctoral scholars of all disciplines.

ACNM Dorothea Lang, Excellence in Leadership and Innovation, and Lifetime Visionary Award Winners

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACNM Award Winners -- The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is pleased to announce the winners of Dorothea Lang Award Winners, Excellence in Leadership and Innovation Award, and Lifetime Visionary Award.

Cicada Brood X Captured in Copper as Jewelry and Art

NORTH BETHESDA, Md., May 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Maryland-based Nature's Creations artists are freezing moments from nature that occur once every 17 years by covering the shell casings and the remains of full formed brood X cicadas in copper. These fascinating detailed treasures are all one-of-a kind since the actual cicada specimens are still intact inside.

Melissa D. Avery, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN Named New Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is pleased to announce that Melissa D. Avery, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN will be the Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of the "Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health" (JMWH) starting January 1, 2022, succeeding Frances E. Likis, CNM, NP, DrPH, who has served as EIC since 2008.

New Study Shows Positive Trends and Continued Challenges for University Postdocs

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced the release of Growing Progress in Supporting Postdocs: 2021 National Postdoctoral Association Institutional Policy Report.

NPA Announces Chalasani, Tetzlaff Win Awards of Highest Distinction

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced that Sreekanth Chalasani, Ph.D. and Julie Tetzlaff, Ph.D. are the 2021 winners of the organization's two most prestigious awards for exceptional service to the postdoctoral scholar community.

National Postdoctoral Association Unveils New Strategic Plan

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) released a strategic plan for the coming three years to move closer towards its vision of "an inclusive community where all postdocs are empowered, valued, recognized, and supported in their current and future endeavors."

Virginia Passes Two Bills Increasing Access to Midwifery Care

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's been a busy and productive legislative season for the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM). The organization is anticipating several wins across the country, but right now is thrilled that two bills in the Commonwealth of Virginia were signed by Governor Ralph Northam this month.

2021 Mentor of the Year Finalists Announced – Eight outstanding leaders nominated from across the U.S.

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA), in partnership with Gallagher, today announced the finalists for the 2021 NPA Gallagher Mentor Award. The award recognizes a faculty member or advisor who engages in exceptional mentoring of postdoctoral scholars.

Apology and Truth and Reconciliation Resolution from the American College of Nurse-Midwives Board of Directors

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors (BOD) of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is committed to creating a future that prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion and supports the continuing process to become an anti-racist organization.

Apology and Truth and Reconciliation Resolution from the American College of Nurse-Midwives Board of Directors

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors (BOD) of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is committed to creating a future that prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion and supports the continuing process to become an anti-racist organization.

AARP Community Challenge Grant Program Still Accepting 2021 Applications

BALTIMORE, Md., March 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AARP Maryland invites community organizations and local governments across the state to apply for the 2021 Community Challenge grant program, now through April 14. Grants fund quick-action projects that can range from several hundred dollars for small, short-term activities to several thousand or tens of thousands for larger projects.

Announcing the 2021 Fellows of the American College of Nurse-Midwives

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Fellows of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (FACNM) Board of Governors is delighted to share the names of the 81 exemplary midwives who have been accepted for Fellowship in 2021.

Midwives for an Equitable and Sustainable Future: ACNM Extends Year of Nurse and Midwife, Begins Decade of the Midwife

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization extended the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife into 2021 in Europe, to celebrate and recognize the hard work of nurses and midwives fighting the pandemic. The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) supports this decision and hereby extends this recognition to the United States.

Senate Reintroduces Legislation to Federally Invest in Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) Program

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Yesterday, the Senate reintroduced the Mothers and Offspring Mortality and Morbidity Awareness (MOMMA) Act, critical legislation that seeks to reduce the disparate maternal and infant morbidity and mortality rates, especially among Black and Brown birthing people and infants. The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) strongly supports the MOMMA Act.

19th Annual Postdoc Event Targets Career Successes

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 19th National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) Annual Conference is set for April 15-16, 2021 and will include educational, career advancement and networking opportunities benefiting postdoctoral scholars ("postdocs") and their host institutions around the world. More than fifty experts will dive into themes of top importance to the greater postdoc community.

Colby Group Achieves Meteoric Growth and Hires Two New Executives

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Feb. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Colby Group (TCG) announced today that, after growing by 85% in 2020, it is poised in 2021 to continue its growth path with its recent investment in two new hires, Max Warren as Chief Growth Officer, and Brian Carter as Chief Marketing Officer.

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