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December 2, 2019

November News and Awards

Faculty, student and staff awards and news for November 2019.


November 20, 2019

Karin Huster Selected as one of the Top 50 for the Reach Award

Karin Huster, UW School of Nursing alumni ‘05 and clinical instructor was selected as one of the top 50 finalists for the Recognizing Excellence around champions of Health (REACH) Awards.


November 19, 2019

Meet our Students

Learn more about one of our outstanding Doctor of Nursing Practice – Population Health Nursing students


November 18, 2019

Eeeseung Byun Receives 2019 Stroke Article of the Year Award

Eeeseung Byun

UW School of Nursing Assistant Professor, Eeeseung Byun, received the 2019 Stroke Article of the Year Award from the American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing and Stroke Council.


November 12, 2019

Nursing Shark Tank

On November 7 we had Nursing Shark Tank.


November 1, 2019

October 2019 News and Awards

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Faculty and student awards and news for October 2019.


October 28, 2019

Hilaire Thompson Featured in the News

UW School of Nursing Professor Hilaire Thompson was featured on KUOW for her work using technology to help older adults stay in their homes. 


October 25, 2019

2019 Clinical Preceptors of the Year

Congratulations to our 2019 Clinical Preceptors of the Year! Read more.


Former School of Nursing Dean Receives Leadership Award

Congratulations to Nancy Woods who received Faye Glenn Abdellah Leadership award From Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research. Read more.


October 24, 2019

Congratulations to our Living Legend and AAN inductees!

We are proud of our Living Legends and American Academy of Nursing inductees.


October 23, 2019

School Alumna, Pamela Cipriano, Receives 2019 Margretta Madden Styles President’s Award

Congratulations to Pamela Cipriano for receiving the 2019 Margretta Madden Styles President’s Award.


October 21, 2019

Dr. Jillian Pintye awarded grant to evaluate safety of infant PrEP exposure for long-term health outcomes

Dr. Jillian Pintye received R01 funding for her study, “Evaluating Infant PrEP Exposure During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding.”


Wendy Barrington Honored by the National Council of Negro Women

Wendy Barrington

UW School of Nursing Associate Professor, Wendy Barrington, PhD, MPH, was honored at the Seattle Section of the National Council of Negro Women’s annual gala yesterday.


October 1, 2019

Dr. Cynthia Price receives NIH Funding to tackle opioid crisis

Dr. Cynthia Price receives NIH funding to tackle the national opioid crisis through the Helping to End Addiction Long-term Initiative, or the NIH HEAL Initiative.


Congratulations to Betty Bekemeier!

Betty Bekemeier

Dr. Betty Bekemeier Receives Public Health Leadership Award.


September 23, 2019

Faculty Promotions

Read more about our exceptional faculty who have been promoted.


September 12, 2019

State Health Care Authority Provides Grant to School of Nursing to Support State Opioid Response Plan

The project addresses needs and services for pregnant and parenting women with opioid use disorder.


August 29, 2019

Pregnant women of color experience disempowerment by health care providers

Read more about this study authored by Dr. Molly Altman and co-authored by Dr. Ira Kantrowitz-Gordon.


August 27, 2019

Sleep and the Brain

Dr. Teresa Ward speaks on the importance of sleep for teenagers on BrainWorks.


August 20, 2019

‘Hidden’ Data Exacerbates Rural Public Health Inequities

Read more about Professor Betty Bekemeier’s research on health disparities within rural communities.


Students Learn Community Health in Rural New Mexico

Read more about our students who are shadowing a Navajo community health representatives as part of the Health Disparities Field Experience.


August 12, 2019

Assistant Professor Weichao Yuwen Selected as Early Career Nurse Scientist

Read more about Weichao Yuwen.


August 5, 2019

We Must All Play a Role

Executive Dean Azita Emami and Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Butch de Castro share their insights on the recent mass shootings.


July 18, 2019

Elizabeth Bridges Appointed President-elect of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses

Read more about Elizabeth Bridges and being appointed President-elect.


Basia Belza and the Healthy Brain Research Network are highlighted in recent article

Read more about improving brain health and extending mindspan.


July 17, 2019

Grant Awarded to Hilaire Thompson to Research Falls Among Older Adults

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Read more about the grant and other projects funded.


July 12, 2019

Vivian C. Wolf-Wilets, PhD, RN, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award

Retired nursing educator Vivian C. Wolf-Wilets, PhD, RN, presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who.


July 11, 2019

Leah Presentation Day

Two DNP students present leadership projects as part of the LEAH traineeship.


July 9, 2019

Teresa Ward Named Chair of Newly Created Department

Teresa Ward

Read more about Teresa Ward who was named chair of newly created Child, Family, and Population Health Nursing department.


July 2, 2019

PhD graduate Dr. Jillian Pintye is 2019 Pioneers Rising Leader

Congratulations to recent PhD grad and new Assistant Professor Dr. Jillian Pintye.


July 1, 2019

Dr. Cynthia Dougherty becomes Chair of the Council of Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing

Press release on Dr. Cynthia Dougherty becoming Chair of the Council of Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing for the American Heart Association.


June 27, 2019

America’s health care is ailing. Can nurses help fix it?

Azita Emami

Read the Cross cut op-ed piece from Executive Dean Azita Emami.


June 24, 2019

Faculty Fellowships Announced

The UW School of Nursing has selected a number of faculty for fellowship awards that seek to advance research and teaching.


June 17, 2019

Initiative announces summer 2019 Applied Research Fellows

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Two graduate nursing students were awarded the Population Health Applied Research Fellowship.


June 11, 2019

Global Health Nursing Faculty Receives NIH Grant for Improving Hypertension Treatment in Mozambique

Associate Professor Sarah Gimbel received a $3.37 million grant to improve the clinic-level treatment of hypertension in Mozambique, specifically in people infected with HIV.


June 10, 2019

UW Alumna Inducted into Black Heritage of Rockdale Hall of Fame

Jacquelyn Belcher, who earned a master’s degree in psychosocial nursing from the University of Washington, was recently inducted into the Black Heritage of Rockdale Hall of Fame. 


June 6, 2019

Faculty Emerita Shares Her View on Aging on King 5

Faculty emerita, Doris Carnevali, was featured on King 5 news for her blog Engaging With Aging.


May 28, 2019

UW School of Nursing Alumna on the Congo’s Ebola Epidemic

“The global health community needs the humility to acknowledge that we have failed once again in an Ebola epidemic, say Karin Huster and Justin Healy,” from the BMJ opinion section.


May 24, 2019

Diana Buchanan, Ph.D., RN Named Mary S. Tschudin Endowed Professor in Nursing Education

The UW School of Nursing announced that Diana Buchanan, PhD, RN, has been named the Mary S. Tschudin Endowed Professor in Nursing Education.


May 10, 2019

Undergraduate Research Symposium

Every year, undergraduate students have a chance to showcase the research they’ve been working on at the Undergraduate Research Symposium. This year, 18 School of Nursing students are presenting 12 different projects on May 17th.


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