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In a rapidly-changing, sometimes divided world, Frontier Nursing University (FNU) emphasizes the value of respecting and honoring diversity.   In the United States, there is a wide gap in health outcomes. Several populations face greater obstacles in obtaining good health based on their racial or ethnic group, religion, socioeconomic status, gender, age, mental health, sexual...

The 2017 Healthy Futures Fair was held at Mountain View Elementary on Thursday, April 6, from 5:30 - 7 p.m. Co-hosted by Frontier Nursing University (FNU) Courier Program and Mountain View Elementary, this event allowed for residents of Leslie County to learn about healthcare access and services in their area.   Students that attended were encouraged to learn about career options from...

By: Mandy Hancock, Courier Program Coordinator   The Courier Program has officially wrapped up another successful summer! I can say these amazing young men and women left an incredible impact on the communities in which they served. So what projects did the Couriers do this year? Here are a few!   A community economic summit taking place in Hyden, KY on November 17, 2016 ...

At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community that are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   In 1928, Mary Breckinridge, founder of...

From serving as a Peace Corps nurse in Africa to teaching nursing and midwifery in Tanzania to serving as Deputy Chief Nursing Officer for Seed Global Health, Linda Jacobsen, CNM, CFNP, MPH is a true example of taking the passion of caring for women and families to communities around the globe.

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