News Articles

September 7, 2021

School nurse shortage is more apparent

Associate Professor Mayumi Willgerodt working paper is cited in an article about the school nurse shortage.


September 1, 2021

#HuskyNurse selected for National Graduate Student Nursing Association’s Leadership Council

Read more about PhD student Melissa Vera.


August 30, 2021

Nursing Symposium 2021

Read more about a student’s experience at this year’s Nursing Symposium.


August 6, 2021

Two Husky Nurses featured on Q13

BSN student Lyndsy Vasquez and Associate Professor Tatiana Sadak were featured on Q13.


August 5, 2021

Wound Seminar: A Collaborative Approach to Wound Care

Foreground text states Wound Seminar 2021.

Join us for our new Wound Seminar to hear expert presentations, access evidence-based resources, and collaborate with other wound care professionals.


July 12, 2021

Dr. Wendy Barrington is one of the 2021 Distinguished Teachers of the Year

One year into remote learning, Dr. Wendy Barrington kept class as fresh and relevant as ever.


June 1, 2021

WHO Chief Nursing Officer Keynote Speaker for Nursing Convocation

We’re excited to have Elizabeth Iro, Chief Nursing Officer of the World Health Organization as our 2021 Convocation keynote speaker.


May 27, 2021

Husky Nurse Awarded Jonas Nursing and Veterans Healthcare Grant

Congratulations to PhD Student Karl Cristie Figuracion!


May 24, 2021

Huskynurses in the Husky 100

The UW School of Nursing is proud to announce that three BSN nursing students chosen for the 2021 Husky 100.


May 21, 2021

Congratulations to Butch de Castro

Butch de Castro has been awarded the Extra Mile Award.


May 19, 2021

Endowment Established in Honor of Hayes Retirement

“Patty’s leadership in population health and innovative approach to building healthy communities are internationally recognized.”


May 15, 2021

May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Read more about resources, events, and articles surrounding the Asian American Pacific Islander community.


May 12, 2021

Congratulations to Washington State Nurses Association Awardees!

Every year Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA) recognizes members who have made signif­i­cant contri­bu­tions in nursing practice, leader­ship, educa­tion and research. 


May 11, 2021

Congratulations to King County Nurses Association Scholarship Recipients

We’re proud of these #huskynurse students who have been awarded scholarships from King County Nurses Association.


May 6, 2021

Dean Azita Emami’s ‘insider–outsider’ perspective shapes her UW School of Nursing leadership

“Whatever I do, whether professionally or personally in my life, it’s very deeply and strongly impacted by my identity as an immigrant,”


May 5, 2021

Congratulations to Kerryn Reding

Associate Professor Kerryn Reding has received a 2021 SWOG/Hope Foundation Impact Award and also co-authored an American Heart Association Position Paper which has been published.


May 4, 2021

Dementia Research Published in Journal of Gerontology: Medical Science

Associate Professor OIeg Zaslavsky’s research on dementia was published in Journal of Gerontology: Medical Science.


April 30, 2021

Governor Inslee declares May to be Nurses Month

For the second year in a row, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee has declared May to be Nurses Month


April 16, 2021

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Jennifer Sonney

Professor Jennifer Sonney was elected as President-elect for the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.


April 15, 2021

Thank You to Salal Credit Union for Supporting Nurse Camp

“Healthcare has always been an important area of support for our organization and we wanted to find a new way to continue our contribution to the local nursing community,” said Matt Vance, President of Marketing & Product Development at Salal Credit Union.


April 11, 2021

UW School of Nursing mourns the passing of Rachel Suggs Pitts

Ms. Rachel Suggs Pitts, BSN alumna of the University of Washington School of Nursing, passed away Sunday, April 4, 2021.


April 9, 2021

Antiracism Learning Day 2021

The UW School of Nursing recently held an Antiracism Learning Day for faculty, staff, students, and practice partners from the three campuses.


Perinatal patients, nurses explain how hospital pandemic policies failed them

Molly Altman is lead author of the study and assistant professor in the UW School of Nursing.


April 7, 2021

Health Affairs Blog post

Professor Betty Bekemeier reflects on the gaps in information about the public health delivery system in a recent Health Affairs Blog.


April 6, 2021

Magnuson Scholar 2021 – Tao Zheng

“I am committed to generate ideas, strategies, and new knowledge on how to optimize patient outcomes.”


April 1, 2021

Clinical Nursing Students Serve the Community

Nursing students in NCLIN 409 (Population Health Through Community Health Nursing Partnerships) learn public health nursing skills by working directly with community organizations across the Puget Sound region


March 31, 2021

Student Spotlight – Daniela Leon

“I chose nursing because I like the critical thinking it takes, the impact I can make on patients, and helping others. “


March 30, 2021

UW Ranked #1 Among Public Nursing Schools

The UW School of Nursing has been named a leading educator of nurses among public colleges/universities offering graduate programs by US News & World Report.


March 15, 2021

Doctor of Nursing Practice Graduates Class of 2021

Congratulations to our Doctor of Nursing Practice graduates who completed their final projects.


March 3, 2021

Student Spotlight – Neal Cragg

“Nursing is a profession of strong ethics, fierce advocacy, emotional depth and powerful patient stories.”


February 26, 2021

BSN students prepare meals for homeless teens

“Teen Feed is a great opportunity to serve the community and help teens get a warm meal.”


February 23, 2021

Effective treatment for insomnia delivered in a few short phone calls

Research Professor Susan McCurry is lead author. “Our study has shown that this treatment can be delivered over the phone and its effects are sustainable for up to a year.”


February 18, 2021

Triple Husky Nurse receives award

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Congratulations to Dr. Gayle Robinson on receiving Community Health Excellence Award by the NW Asian Weekly Foundation.


February 15, 2021

Tent City 3

Three ABSN students share their experiences volunteering at Tent City 3.


February 10, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Symposium

A virtual symposium at which leading experts will share their in-depth knowledge of the logistical, medical, and other details of the COVID-19 vaccination program.


February 5, 2021

Center for Antiracism in Nursing

We are establishing the Center for Antiracism in Nursing.


January 22, 2021

Student Spotlight – Anny Qiu

“My parents used to always tell me that health is one of the most valuable things you can have, so to be able to be someone who can help people achieve and maintain that value is a dream come true!”


January 15, 2021

Doctor of Nursing Practice student selected in Student Scholars Fellowship Program

Malia Wood-Rodriguez was selected as one of recipients of the Latino Center for Health 2nd Annual Student Scholars Fellowship Program.


Our support for Dr. Ben Danielson, continued commitment to racial justice and health equity

The deans of the six UW health sciences schools have released a letter of support for Dr. Ben Danielson.


January 14, 2021

2021 UW Health Sciences Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Award

We’re proud to announce the 2021 UW Health Sciences Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Award.


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