News and Awards July

Faculty updates and achievements

Hilaire Thompson, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics, has received a $1.3 million grant from the HRSA to strengthen primary care in rural and underserved communities.

Nancy Woods, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics, is a co-author of a Huffington Post Op-Ed about the dangers of repealing the Affordable Care Act for women.

Nora Kenworthy, assistant professor of nursing at UW Bothell, was interviewed by KUOW’s Bill Radke about crowdfunding for healthcare costs​.​

Fran Lewis, Family and Child Nursing, will be a panelist at the Science of Caregiving: Bringing Voices Together Summit, Aug. 7 – 8 at the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD.

Rebecca O’Connor, Family and Child Nursing, is co-investigator for the Integrating Special Populations project on newly funded ITHS grant.

Joie Whitney, Biobehavioral Nursing and Informatics, is the PI on the ITHS TL1 Translational Science Research Training Program, which supports 16 pre-doctoral students from all six health science schools and the College of Engineering.

Pam Kohler, Psychosocial and Community Health Nursing, published two papers that were included in a special supplement of the journal AIDS, which was launched at a satellite session of the International AIDS Society Meeting in Paris this week.



Nurses in the field: Karin Huster, BSN ’05 and recently admitted PhD candidate, shared her recent experience in Mosul, Iraq, with the New York Times. ​



Biomarkers of Brain Injury: Jessica Gill, NIH investigator and co-director for the biomarkers core of the Center for Neurosciences and Regenerative Medicine, will discuss research findings on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. in HSB T-612. This event is co-sponsored by the Dept. of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics and the Center for Innovation in Sleep Self Management.

Summer research workshops: The Health Sciences Library is offering summer research workshops on Aug. 2, 9, and 16 from 12 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. in HSL Classroom C.