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When you are involved in nursing, one of the jobs you often have is that of educator. Helping others learn more about health and wellness, as well as providing solid information for those who need it, are vital roles played by nurses. And, of course, there are nurses that teach other nurses. Whether you get an advanced nursing degree, or whether you are a registered nurse teaching children proper health habits, you can have a huge impact on others. If you are interested in learning more about what a nurse can do to benefit the education of others, here are 40 nurse educators worth following on Twitter:
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Health education spans topics such as specific diseases, sports, economics, public health and health policy. Professors at some of the most distinguished universities often are singled out as influential leaders. While a sampling of some of those professors are included here, a few other professors from lesser-known colleges also have made this list for the top 10 most influential health education professors. This list is arranged in alphabetical order by surname. [click to continue…]

10 Surprising Celebrities With PhDs

by Linda on September 02, 2010

If you’re considering a PhD program, you’re in good company. A surprising number of celebrities have achieved PhD status, even through honorary degrees, for their work in their careers or through other endeavors. An amazing number of musicians make this list of 10 celebrities with PhDs, which may or may not surprise you…but, it might help you appreciate the music these folks produce that much more. Or, this list might simply inspire you to realize that education can be synonymous with fame. [click to continue…]