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October 17, 2018

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholars

Read more about these exceptional Husky Nurses!


October 15, 2018

Announcing the 2018 Clinical Preceptors of the Year

We are proud of the clinical preceptors who precept and mentor advanced practice nursing students.


October 8, 2018

Initiative supports launch of Pacific Rim Clinical Emergency Preparedness Research Network

Sarah Gimbel and Pamela Kohler organize Pacific Rim Clinical Emergency Preparedness Research Network.


October 3, 2018

Training for Parents Referred to CPS Improves Toddler’s Physiological Regulation

Monica Oxford led a study on a training program entitled Promoting First Relationships.


October 2, 2018

August/September news and awards

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August and September news, awards and media mentions.


September 28, 2018

Pam Kohler Co-PI on study to prevent, treat HIV among adolescents in poor countries

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Read more about Pam Kohler’s research project.


School of Nursing celebrates 100 years!

School of Nursing celebrates 100 years!


September 24, 2018

Life expectancies — and expectations for healthy aging — on the rise

Members of the Healthy Aging Research Network have been researching factors affecting how long Americans will live, ways to stay as healthy as possible, and how best to make extended years quality years.


September 19, 2018

New concurrent graduate degree program for nurses with focus on population, global health

Nurses and nurse-scientists interested in advanced multi-disciplinary training for population and global health practice can now apply for a new concurrent degree program.


September 13, 2018

Assistant Professor Jennifer Sonney Selected as Early Career Nurse Scientist

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Assistant Professor Jennifer Sonney was selected by Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science as one of six outstanding early career nurse scientists.


September 12, 2018

New Office of Technology, Learning, and Innovation Created

The School is integrating Continuing Nursing Education, the Nursing Simulation Center and the Learning and Innovation Technologies under one office to be titled the Office of Technology, Learning, and Innovation.


August 30, 2018

Video on the Doorway Project

King5 video on The Doorway Project.


August 27, 2018

Dr. Josephine Ensign talks homelessness on Seattle Growth Podcast

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Dr. Josephine Ensign discusses her experience with homelessness.


August 23, 2018

Nursing researchers improve a floating community in the Amazon

This interdisciplinary project benefits from the expertise of many, with team members from six different disciplines including nursing.


August 22, 2018

Meet our students: Isabel Stewart

“I love the intellectual and emotional challenges presented in nursing, but being a part of the nursing profession will give me the opportunity to practice both as a nurse and as an educator,” said Stewart.


August 20, 2018

Student volunteers help expand UW’s outreach to homeless youth

Student involvement has helped expand reach to UW’s The Doorway Project.


August 16, 2018

School of Nursing Receives Evaluation Award by Best Starts For Kids

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Seattle and King County’s Best Starts for Kids awarded the School of Nursing and the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice $400,000 to evaluate the program implementation of 10 organizations.


August 14, 2018

Wendy Barrington, assistant professor is named to the Population Health Initiative executive council

Wendy Barrington is among five new faculty who have been named to the 30-member Population Health Initiative executive council by President Ana Mari Cauce.


August 13, 2018

Meet our students: Shelley Brandstetter

“The University of Washington has such an excellent reputation. I hope to work in global health and pediatric primary care,” said Brandstetter.


August 10, 2018

Susan McCurry, researcher co-authored latest research on Alzheimer’s

Susan McCurry co-authored and worked on latest research on link between certain eye conditions and the risk for Alzheimer’s disease.


July 31, 2018

July awards and news

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UW School of Nursing news, awards and media mentions.


July 30, 2018

Two UW School of Nursing faculty elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences

Congratulations to two faculty members who were elected to the Washington State of Academy Sciences.


July 25, 2018

2018 UW Nurse Camp

King5 news coverage on Nurse Camp.


July 2, 2018

June awards and mentions

Faculty, staff and student awards and media mentions.


June 19, 2018

Meet our students: Abby Link

“I knew nursing was going to be a part of my career path since I was 14 years-old. I wanted to help care for and comfort people during their time of need,” said Link.


June 15, 2018

Nursing education to change the world

How our students will use nursing to change the world.


June 13, 2018

Executive Associate Dean Pam Mitchell retires

After 52 exceptional years of service to the School of Nursing, Executive Associate Dean Pam Mitchell retires.


June 11, 2018

Convocation 2018

Congratulations to the Class of 2018!


June 4, 2018

News and awards April/May 2018

Awards, accolades and news mentions from faculty, staff and students at the School of Nursing


May 11, 2018

2018 Nurses of Influence Banquet Award Recipients

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Congratulations to our 2018 Nurses of Influence Banquet award recipients – thank you for your dedication and hard work!


May 8, 2018

Service learning project becomes nurse-run clinic serving homeless youth

Three Doctor of Nursing Practice students – thought they would have a one-time visit to a homeless shelter for a service learning project. Instead, that experience turned into a longer term project to implement a more sustainable nurse-run clinic.


May 7, 2018

Meet our students: Rubee Dev

“I chose nursing because I wanted to help people who are still fighting for the basic health care needs,” Dev said.


April 30, 2018

Husky Nurses open midwifery practice in Covington

Husky Nurses use their experience and knowledge, to spearhead the opening of a new birth center in a new hospital, Multicare Covington Medical Center in Covington, WA a small city in South King County.


April 23, 2018

NINR Director Dr. Patricia Grady discusses State of Nursing Science

Dr. Patricia Grady PhD, RN, FAAN, Director of the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) recently discussed the State of Nursing Science and provide insights on NINR’s mission, their strategic science focus and priorities. Watch her presentation.


April 18, 2018

Josephine Ensign selected to receive a 2018-19 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant

“With this Fulbright award and fellowship experience, it will provide me with a cultural immersion, and have a profound and positive effect on my teaching and scholarship when I return to UW,” Ensign said.


New undergraduate curriculum

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Starting in Autumn 2019, undergraduate students at the UW School of Nursing Seattle campus will have a new curriculum that adds additional opportunities for ambulatory care, population health content and clinical experiences and research.


April 17, 2018

Meet our students: Venita Schandorf

“I can see that I’m getting a stellar education and feel confident that I’ll be prepared as a doctorally prepared FNP,” Schandorf said.


April 12, 2018

DNP-Population Health student embarks on fellowship in Ethiopia

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As a second year DNP-Population Health Nursing student, Rebekah Maldonado-Nofziger is preparing to combat systems of injustice alongside partnerships within the community.


How politics, economics intersect with global health interventions

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In her new book, UW Assistant Professor Dr. Nora Kenworthy examines how politics and economics intersect with global health interventions and the resulting consequences.


Promoting health through cross-cultural exchanges

Students participation in the Keio cultural exchange program

UW Nursing students are learning to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being thanks to cross-cultural immersive experiences in international healthcare settings. Students Ann Nguyen and Brennan Jones traveled recently to Tokyo to study the roles of nurses in Japan for one week.


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