News Articles

January 27, 2022

Congratulations to #HuskyNurse DNP graduate

Bridgett Chandler, DNP ’21 Track: Family Nurse Practitioner received the 2021-2022 Excellence in Advancing Nursing Practice Award.


January 14, 2022

Three DNP #HuskyNurses receive the 2022 UW Health Sciences Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award

The School of Nursing is proud to recognize three students for their work and participation in the School of Nursing BIPOC Student Workgroup.


January 13, 2022

Two #HuskyNurses are recipients of the 2022 AANP State Award for Excellence

Professor Emeritus Marie Annette Brown and Associate Professor Joelle Fathi are recipients of the 2022 American Association of Nurse Practitioner State Award for Excellence.


January 6, 2022

DNP student recipient of Latino Center for Health Fellowship

Liliana Palacios, second year DNP student is one of this year’s Latino Center for Health Scholar.


December 23, 2021

2021 Queen Silvia Nursing Award Winner

Congratulations to 2nd year BSN student Michael Drake, this year’s Queen Silvia Nursing Award recipient.


December 16, 2021

Two #HuskyNurses Co-Founded Center of School Health Innovation & Quality

The purpose of the Center is to reinvent school health and school nursing practice to better serve all students, with a special focus on students from underserved groups facing inequities.


December 14, 2021

UW School of Nursing partners with MolinaCares to expand behavioral health workforce

Thank you to MolinaCares who has given us funding to expand access to behavioral health across Washington.


December 11, 2021

Dementia and Palliative Care Network (DPEN) launched

The Dementia and Palliative Care Network (DPEN) has launched! With almost four million RNs – the largest segment of the US healthcare workforce – nurses are ideally positioned to lead dementia care transformation. Under the leadership of Dr. Tatiana Sadak, DPEN is a bold, big effort to have a long-term impact on the way we…


November 29, 2021

New UW program connects nursing students to long-term care

A new state-funded program will launch in January that partners with local long-term care facilities to address the ongoing staffing crisis.


November 18, 2021

#HuskyNurse receives 2021 Research Article Award

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Eeeseung Byun who received the 2021 Research Article Award from the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses.


Congratulations to one of our #HuskyNurse DNPs

One of our DNP students received the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Minority Fellowship.


November 17, 2021

They See Us as the Enemy’: School Nurses Battle Covid-19, and Angry Parents

Associate Professor Mayumi Willgerodt is quoted in the New York Times.


November 9, 2021

Announcing: 2022 Continuing Nursing Education Events

Save the date for our upcoming Continuing Nursing Education events in 2022!


November 8, 2021

National Nurse Practitioner Week 2021

Nurse Practitioner Week is November 7-13 and we’re proud to feature a few of #HuskyNurse NPs.


National First Gen Day 2021

Join us in celebrating our first-generation #HuskyNurses.


October 22, 2021

Announcing 2020-2021 Clinical Preceptors of the Year

Congratulations to our 2020-2021 Clinical Preceptors of the Year!


October 20, 2021

Congratulations to 2021 WSNF scholarship recipients

Three #HuskyNurses were recipients of the Washington State Nurses Foundation (WSNF) scholarships.


October 14, 2021

Eliminating health disparities in the Latinx community

Liliana Palacios BSN ’16 and DNP ’23 works with the Latinx community as President of WW-NAHN.


October 13, 2021

Home Visiting Program Benefits New Mothers

Mothers considered at risk of postnatal depression were found to benefit from a parent-child home visiting program, a recent study from the University of Washington School of Nursing found.


Congratulations to our #HuskyNurse Faculty

Announcing our faculty promotions for this academic year!


October 8, 2021

2021 Washington State Nursing Association Recognition Awards

Congratulations to our #HuskyNurse faculty who are recipients of the 2021 Washington State Nursing Association Recognition Awards.


October 6, 2021

Congratulations to these outstanding #HuskyNurses!

Read more about this year’s American Academy of Nursing fellows and Living Legends and FNINR awards.


October 5, 2021

Meet our new faculty

Welcome to our new lecturers and faculty members!


September 30, 2021

Making a difference in the farmworker community

Read more about Karissa Sanchez-Valdivia who is a public health nurse in Yakima.


September 15, 2021

UW #1 Public Nursing School Offering a BSN

U.S. News & World Report announced that the University of Washington’s bachelor of science program in nursing (BSN) is tied for #2 as the country’s best program and ranked #1 among public universities. This ranking reflects the excellence of our BSN programs at all three UW campuses. Learn more.


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

Learn 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

Joining us this year as our 2021 Convocation keynote speaker is Elizabeth Iro, Chief Nursing Officer of the World Health Organization.


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

Congratulations to our #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,”


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