University of Missouri - Columbia
An NCIN alumnus created the Diversity in Nursing Association at the school of nursing. It helps aspiring nurses from backgrounds under- represented in the field succeed in nursing school and in their careers.
Round 3: 2010 – 2011
Round 4: 2011 – 2012
Round 5: 2012 – 2013
Round 6: 2013 – 2014
NCIN scholars at the University of Missouri experienced many transformational moments under the guidance of nurse mentors and faculty in and out of the university. Scholars improved the lives of their patients, educated opinion leaders about the need for newborn screening, and helped strengthen cultural competence in the nursing curriculum. These experiences fueled their desire to inform health policy and work with culturally diverse groups.