Awards and accolades-September 2016

The UW School of Nursing is pleased to announce awards, accolades and updates by faculty and students.

Faculty awards and updates

Basia Belza, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics, received a 2016 APEX Award for Publication Excellence for her guide, “Mall Walking: A Program Resource Guide.” See the announcement.

George Demiris, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics, published the book, Handbook of Smart Homes, Health Care and Well-Being, now available by Springer.

Susan Spieker, Family and Child Nursing, was appointed replacement director for a 2015-2016 Global Innovation Fund Grant, Using Online Learning and Onsite Trainings to Build Mental Health Treatment Capacity. This is a campus-wide partnership that seeks to  provide essential support for the development of a global network of mental health trainers and providers.

Nancy Woods, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics, co-authored the updated textbook, Women’s Healthcare in Advanced Practice Nursing, Second Edition. This uniquely comprehensive resource examines women’s health through a variety of clinical practice and theoretical frameworks such as feminism, feminist theory, and globalization.