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March 23, 2017

Awards and Accolades, March 2017

Awards and Accolades, March 2017

March 13, 2017

2018 Best Graduate Nursing Schools

The University of Washington School of Nursing ranked highly in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Graduate Schools, which evaluated Doctor of Nursing Practice and Master’s programs nationally.

February 2, 2017

Pam Mitchell named FNINR ambassador

Executive Associate Dean Pamela Mitchell has been named one of just 15 ambassadors by the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research.

January 31, 2017

New Professorships

Join us in congratulating faculty newly appointed to professorships!

January 25, 2017

Awards and Accolades January – February 2017

January awards, accolades and updates by faculty and students.

January 9, 2017

Join our executive team

The UW School of Nursing is currently recruiting for our next Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and our permanent Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

December 21, 2016

Conversations for Health Equity

Join us on Jan. 20 for a day of dialogue with community leaders and social justice advocates. The event is presented by the UW School of Nursing, the UW School of Medicine Center for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (CEDI) and the UW School of Public Health.

December 13, 2016

Post-stroke depression is common, says American Heart/American Stroke Associations

Pam Mitchell co-authors statement released December 2016.

December 5, 2016

Awards and Accolades November/December 2016

The UW School of Nursing is pleased to announce awards, accolades and updates by faculty and students.

October 26, 2016

Department of Health and Human Services honors Prof. Nancy Woods

Professor Nancy Woods received the 2016 Trailblazer Award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services at the Office on Women’s Health (OWH) 25th Anniversary Celebration on October 20, 2016.

October 14, 2016

Home-based intervention lowers risk of foster-care separations

Families being investigated for child maltreatment who received a 10-week home visiting program were less likely to have their children placed in foster care than families who received phone-based interventions, according to a new study by UW School of Nursing researchers.

October 12, 2016

2016 Clinical Preceptors and Mentor of the Year

The UW School of Nursing is proud to announce its 2016 Clinical Preceptors and Mentor of the Year. The preceptors and mentors represent a variety of advanced practice tracks at the UW School of Nursing.

October 5, 2016

Announcing new Diversity, Equity, Inclusion leadership

Dr. Nancy Fugate Woods has been named interim associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion. She will work closely with Carolyn Chow, whose title will change to director of admissions and student diversity.

September 25, 2016

Newsmakers-September 2016

Read recent media coverage of UW School of Nursing faculty, students, research and programs.

Awards and accolades-September 2016

The UW School of Nursing is pleased to announce awards, accolades and updates by faculty and students.

September 16, 2016

2016 Soule Lecture features Robert Wood Johnson Foundation president and CEO

Join us for the UW School of Nursing Elizabeth Sterling Soule Endowed Lecture on Oct. 13 featuring a keynote address by Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

September 6, 2016

New center focuses on enhancing sleep

Our new center will develop interventions to help adults and children with chronic illnesses sleep better and improve their health.

August 31, 2016

Caregivers experience distress from lack of information

Individuals who care for family members and friends with dementia often lack support, education and communication from healthcare professionals, leading to caregiver distress and inadequate patient care.

August 25, 2016

Elder Friendly Futures explores aging trends, community partnerships and research

Don’t miss your chance to learn about healthy aging trends and research at the Elder Friendly Futures Conference, Sept. 15-16.

Newsmakers-August 2016

Read recent media coverage of UW School of Nursing faculty, students, research and programs.

Awards and accolades-August 2016

The UW School of Nursing is pleased to announce awards, accolades and updates by faculty and students.

August 1, 2016

Awards and accolades-July 2016

The UW School of Nursing is pleased to announce awards, accolades and updates by faculty and students.

Newsmakers-July 2016

Read recent media coverage of UW School of Nursing faculty, students, research and programs.

July 14, 2016

Four nursing scholars receive GO Fellowships

This year, four exceptional nursing students were named Global Opportunities (GO) fellows and awarded funding between $2,000 and $3,000 each to conduct research and quality improvement projects around the world.

July 6, 2016

New measures help predict health risks from home

Among older women, at-home self-surveys can predict mortality, hip fractures and falls about as well as a measurements taken during a clinic visit, according to research from the UW School of Nursing.

June 30, 2016

Newsmakers-June 2016

Read recent media coverage of UW School of Nursing faculty, students, research and programs.

Awards and accolades-June 2016

The UW School of Nursing is pleased to announce awards, accolades and updates by faculty, students and alumni.

June 28, 2016

Health Sciences Common Book

Josephine Ensign became a nurse to help those experiencing poverty and homelessness. She never expected to face hardships similar to those of her patients. Her new book details her homelessness experience and discusses ways to address homelessness in our community and beyond.

June 14, 2016

Simple intervention improves sleep of menopausal women

Chatting on the phone with a sleep coach and keeping a nightly sleep diary can significantly improve sleep quality and reduce insomnia in women through menopause, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

May 31, 2016

Undergraduate researcher examines CPR at Harborview

After a tragic accident brought her to Harborview Medical Center as a grieving family member, Emma Jagoe wondered whether she’d have the emotional strength be able to continue down a healthcare path. Fortunately for her future patients, her personal experience afforded her empathy and awareness she can now infuse in all her caregiving and research interactions.

May 28, 2016

Newsmakers-May 2016

Read recent media coverage of UW School of Nursing faculty, staff, research and programs.

Awards and accolades-May 2016

The UW School of Nursing is pleased to announce awards, accolades and updates by faculty and students.

April 30, 2016

Newsmakers-April 2016

Read recent media coverage of UW School of Nursing faculty, students and programs.

Awards and accolades-April 2016

The UW School of Nursing is pleased to announce the following awards, accolades and updates by faculty and students.

April 26, 2016

Deadline extended: T32 training grant

Postdoctoral students still have until May 15 to apply for the prestigious T32 training grant, an NINR-funded opportunity in the field of Aging and Informatics.

April 15, 2016

Introducing the new Palliative Care Graduate Certificate

The brand-new UW Palliative Care Graduate Certificate, co-presented by the UW Schools of Nursing and Medicine, is now open for practitioners who are seeking to deepen their skills, understanding and practice of palliative care.

April 14, 2016

Zika outbreak: Conversations from the Global Health Nursing field

Dr. Sarah Gimbel, co-director of the UW School of Nursing Center for Global Health Nursing, recently conducted an interview with alumna Karin Huster about the Zika outbreak.

March 23, 2016

Longtime patrons help fund new professor

Longtime patrons help fund new professor Now is a transitional time for many in higher education. At the University of Washington, colleges and schools are facing a faculty on the verge of retirement and a directive to recruit newer, younger faculty. In the School of Nursing, more than 40 percent of our faculty are at

Healthy high-schoolers sleep in

Healthy high-schoolers sleep in Editor's note: Symptom science is one of the UW School of Nursing's four research priority areas. Symptom science research examines lifestyle, environmental and/or genetic factors that affect illness, disability and disease to develop improved, personalized strategies to treat and prevent adverse symptoms of acute and chronic illness across diverse populations and

Helping people along the health journey

Helping people along the health journey Some providers like the hustle of the emergency department—quick decisions, triage care, constant energy. Erin Stoy, BSN ’05, DNP ’17, sees the Emergency Department differently. Just a year after receiving her BSN from UW, Stoy moved to Nogales, Arizona, a town on the Mexican border. She worked in the Emergency  Department

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