American Health Care in London?

American Health Care in London?

Yes! For those who don't already know, the Cleveland Clinic has several international locations - Toronto, Abu Dhabi and now London.  This was the part of the trip I couldn't wait for. How does a giant like the Cleveland Clinic, which was born and raised in...

Professor and Fangirl

Professor and Fangirl

Yesterday I had a growth moment. Today I had a "fangirl" moment.  The first order of business for the day was a short lecture from patron and cofounder of Equality Trust, Richard Wilkinson. Richard Wilkinson retired in 2008 but continues to be very active with...

The Intangible Products of Education

The Intangible Products of Education

This won't seem like a study abroad post at first, but bear with me. I promise it'll all come together in the end. Yesterday was a rich day for the group. But it was an uncharacteristically long day for me, and it ended with me having a sort of unexpected growth...

 Ready!

 Ready!

I left out tales of yesterday because it was mostly a day of travel and getting settled in.  Say hi to Anna and Micaela (photos below) on the Heathrow Express.  It was so fast and convenient - if you listen to the announcements. We made it to Regent's, then...

Getting Ready

Getting Ready

Time to Pack! Thanks to my husband who loves exploring and to my daughter, who is a competitive dancer, I travel around the states and Canada a lot. But I haven't been overseas in a loooooooong time. So I visited a few sites to help me prep. Rick...

Why Take Nursing Students To London?

Why Take Nursing Students To London?

I'm Just Getting Started!    I doubt you've stumbled upon this blog accidentally, but if you have, welcome! Let's get the brief introduction out of the way. My name is Taryn Burhanna. I am a faculty member at the College of Nursing at Kent State...

Co-Ph.D. Director Reflects on Her Legacy

Co-Ph.D. Director Reflects on Her Legacy

Jo A. Dowell, Ph.D., APRN, CNP, PNP, FNP-BC, CFNE, Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Ph.D. Program at Kent State University College of Nursing expertise is in child health. As a nurse researcher, she focuses on children's health outcomes for low-income...