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February 1, 2023

2022 Nurses of Influence Awardees

Meet our 2022 Nurses of Influence, five exceptional individuals who have shown dedication, leadership, and commitment to advancing nursing both locally and globally.

January 30, 2023

Celebrating 20 Years: Eli Almo’s tenure as board chair

We celebrate 20 years of Eli Almo’s exemplary service as board chair for the UW School of Nursing Advisory Board, as he steps down from the role.

January 24, 2023

January News & Awards

Faculty, student and staff awards and news for January 2023.

January 12, 2023

Frankie T. Manning Honored with Lifetime Impact Award

Longtime supporter and friend of the School of Nursing, Frankie T. Manning, was honored by the Washington Center for Nursing with the Lifetime Impact Award.

December 23, 2022

Announcing 2022 Queen Silvia Nursing Award Winner

UW School of Nursing student Juana Gallegos has been selected as the second United States recipient of the UW Queen Silvia Nursing Award (UWQSNA) for dementia care.   

December 16, 2022

Thank You to Dr. Margaret (Peg) Heitkemper

After more than 25 years, Dr. Margaret (Peg) Heitkemper is stepping away from her duties as chair of the School of Nursing’s Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics.

November 29, 2022

November News & Awards

Faculty, student and staff awards and news for November 2022.

October 31, 2022

October News and Awards

Faculty, student and alumni accomplishments for October 2022.

October 28, 2022

American Academy of Nursing 2023

Congratulations to the UW School of Nursing faculty and alumni who are being inducted into the American Academy of Nursing 2022 Class of Fellows this week!

2021-2022 Clinical Preceptors of the Year

We’re proud to announce our outstanding 2021-2022 Clinical Preceptors of the Year!

October 6, 2022

Joint Statement on the 2022 Iran Protests

Joint Statement on the 2022 Iran Protests from the University of Washington Schools of Nursing, Public Health, Social Work, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Dentistry

October 3, 2022

Specificity helps when describing heart symptoms

UW School of Nursing Assistant Professor Megan Streur, shares how to discuss hearth symptoms with health care providers in a recent UW Medicine piece.

September 29, 2022

Fulfilling a dream: Meet Harborview pediatric nurse Kristin Jones

Kristin Jones ABSN ’19 share her story and road to nursing.

September 27, 2022

Q and A with 2021 Queen Silvia Nursing Award Michael Drake

“Winning the Queen Silvia Nursing Award has been an experience of a lifetime.”

Congratulations 2022 KCNA Scholarship Recipients!

Congratulations to these outstanding UW School of Nursing students who received 2022 awards from the King County Nurses Association!

September 26, 2022

Meet our new faculty

We welcome our new faculty, instructors and teaching associates this autumn quarter!

September 23, 2022

UW systems experts put health of kids at the center as King County seeks to reach ‘zero youth detention’

University of Washington researchers like Professor Sarah Gimbel are working to help address major systemic challenges in how young people engage with health care.

August 29, 2022

Celebrating nursing research with the Queen Silvia Nursing Award Winner in Sweden

Executive Dean, Azita Emami, and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Tatiana Sadak, will be joining Michael Drake, BSN ‘22, for a celebratory recognition in Sweden this week.

August 18, 2022

NAPNAP Announces Dr. Jennifer Sonney as 2022-2023 President

Dr. Jennifer Sonney has assumed the office of president of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners for the 2022-2023 term.

July 27, 2022

Faculty Receive Award for Publication

Congratulations to co-authors from the UW School of Nursing and UW Center for Teaching & Learning for receiving an award for the paper, “Addressing Positionality Within Case-Based Learning to Mitigate Systemic Racism in Health Care”.

July 26, 2022

UW Nursing Faculty and Alumni selected as part of the 2022 American Academy of Nursing Fellows

Congratulations to the new 2022 fellows!

July 15, 2022

Executive Dean Azita Emami elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences

Congratulations to our Executive Dean Azita Emami for being elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences!

July 14, 2022

UW School of Nursing Expands Program Enrollment

We are expanding our Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program by admitting an additional cohort in Spring 2023.

July 7, 2022

MolinaCares Accord Commits $400,000 to the School of Nursing

Thanks to MolinaCares, we can enhance the knowledge and skill set of our nursing workforce and strengthen the behavioral health resources available in Washington.

July 6, 2022

Announcing Dr. McLemore as Interim Director of the Center for Anti-Racism in Nursing

Dr. Monica McLemore

We are excited to have a committed leader with a track record of representing nursing’s role in anti-racism serve as Interim Director as part of joining our faculty community this fall.

June 28, 2022

School of Nursing, Social Work, and Public Health Joint Statement on Roe v. Wade

Read the joint statement on Roe v. Wade from the Deans of the University of Washington Schools of Nursing, Social Work, and Public Health.

June 8, 2022

Pam Cipriano is our 2022 School of Nursing Convocation Speaker

We are happy to announce that Pamela F. Cipriano will be our keynote speaker this year!

May 26, 2022

Executive Dean Emami Elected to Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Board of Trustees

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has elected Executive Dean Azita Emami to the Board of Trustees.

May 19, 2022

2021 Nurses of Influence

Learn more about our 2021 Nurses of Influence!

May 17, 2022

Nursing Students at the Undergraduate Research Symposium

Congratulations to all of our #HuskyNurses who are presenting their innovative research!

May 16, 2022

Sadak Named Interim Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Tatiana Sadak

The UW School of Nursing announces the appointment of Dr. Tatiana Sadak to serve as Interim Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, effective May 15, 2022.

April 26, 2022

Governor Inslee recognizes May as Nurses Month

Join us in celebrating National Nurses Month!

April 25, 2022

Congratulations to our Husky 100!

Shoutout to our Husky Nurses Rikhia Chatterjee and L’Oreal Kennedy for being part of the Husky 100 2022.

April 14, 2022

Renowned Reproductive Justice Informed Nurse Scientist to Join UW

Dr. Monica McLemore

Dr. Monica R. McLemore, whose expertise is in reproductive justice and family health equity, will join the UW School of Nursing this summer.

April 8, 2022

Interim Graduate Program Directors Announced

Announcing the selection of the interim graduate program directors Fran Lewis and Jen Sonney

March 29, 2022

University of Washington Ranked #1 Among Public Nursing Schools

The UW School of Nursing has again been named America’s leading educator of nurses among public colleges and universities that offer graduate programs by US News & World Report.

March 15, 2022

Faculty and Alumni to be honored at 2022 WIN Conference

The UW School of Nursing is proud to announce that several faculty and alumni will be honored at the Western Institute of Nursing annual conference, April 7-9.

Meet Some of Our 2022 Doctor of Nursing Practice Graduates

Today, our Doctor of Nursing Practice graduates presented their final projects. Meet some of our incredible class of 2022 DNP students.

Congratulations Doctor of Nursing Practice Graduates Class of 2022!

School leadership and DNP track leads shared a few words for the graduating class of DNP students.

March 11, 2022

UW School of Nursing Announces Endowed Professorship Selections

The UW School of Nursing has selected a number of faculty members to receive endowed professorships.

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