Awards and Accolades June 2017


Kuskaya Fellowship: Austin Bidman, BSN ’17, has been chosen for a Kuskaya Fellowship in Peru. She is the only undergraduate chosen for the full year fellowship.

Global Health Fellow: Rubee Dev, PhD candidate, has received a travel fellowship from the Dept. of Global Health. She will travel to Kenya.

SANE newsletter: Karen Lee, BSN ’17, was featured in the Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress. Each spring, one senior BSN receives a practicum opportunity at SANE.

King County Nurses Association: UW students Melissa Ebben, DNP; Jacquelyn Hermer, DNP; Rafael Achacoso, BSN; Nina Cole, BSN; Kristen Cromar, BSN; Hannah Jeong, BSN; and Meghann Miller, BSN were 2017 scholarship program recipients from the KCNA.



Sarah Gimbel, Family and Child Nursing, was selected to attend and present on behalf of the UW at the National Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Meeting in Washington D.C. in November

Betty Bekemeier, Psychosocial and Community Health Nursing, serves as the editor-in-chief for the UW School of Public Health’s annual magazine, Northwest Public Health

Pamela Mitchell, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics,  presented a lecture May 23, 2017 in the Faculty Lecture Series at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing entitled:  “Biobehavioral Nursing Research: Global Opportunities and Challenges.”

Pamela Mitchell, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics, presented a “Writing for Publication Workshop” with Sue Turale, the Editor of the International Nursing Review, at the International Council of Nurses Congress in Barcelona Spain on May 30.

Smart Homes: Both KING-5 and Q13 Fox covered the smart homes research by George Demiris, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics

Fran Lewis, Family and Child Nursing, will be a panelist at The Science of Caregiving: Bringing Voices Together Summit, Aug. 7 – 8, 2017 at the NIH Campus in Bethesda, MD

Gaylene Altman, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics, was honored with a UW Distinguished Teaching Award and featured in Columns Magazine. 

Betty Bekemeier, Psychosocial and Community Health Nursing,  was profiled by the School of Public Health to discuss her life and role as Director for the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice.