December 2019 News and Awards

The Full Life blog covered students’ work offering foot washing at Full Life as a part of Barton Place’s Community Wellness Meet and Greet on November 14.

A group of UW faculty, students and collaborators wrote articles for a special issue of the Journal of Gerontological Nursing, based on a framework developed by faculty emerita Doris Carnevali.

UW nursing students Annie McPhee and Anna Juchau wash feet at Barton Place.

Faculty Achievements:

Hilaire Thompson and Tatiana Sadak were recognized with a 2019 Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing Award at the recent National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence Leadership meeting in Austin, TX.

The American Academy of Nursing (AAN) published a tribute video, honoring Pamela Mitchell, one of AAN’s 2019 Living Legends.

Dr. Hsiao-Yean Chiu visited the UW SON from Taipei Medical University in November 2019. She is Associate Professor and Deputy Director of the School of Nursing, College of Nursing, Taipei, Taiwan. As her work focuses on sleep in traumatic brain injury patients, she was hosted by Dr. Hilaire Thompson, and was able to meet with several SON faculty including Drs. Sue McCurry, Eeeseung Byun, and Teresa Ward. She also met with doctoral and post-doctoral trainees and toured the SON sleep laboratory during her visit.

Visiting scholar Hsio-Yeah Chiu with SoN faculty and students.

Student Achievements:

Zainab Alzawad, PhD in Nursing Science graduate, had an article from her dissertation recently accepted for publication in the Journal of Pediatric Nursing, titled, “A qualitative study of parents’ experiences in the pediatric intensive care unit: Riding a roller coaster.” School of Nursing faculty Frances Lewis, Ira Kantrowitz-Gordon, Amy Howells are co-authors.

Kwankaew Wongchareon, June 2019 PhD in Nursing Science graduate, had a paper from her dissertation recently accepted for publication in Injury Prevention, titled “IMPACT and CRASH prognostic models for traumatic brain injury: External validation in a South-American cohort”. School of Nursing faculty Hilarie Thompson and Pamela Holsclaw Mitchell are among the co-authors on the paper.

Makayla Cordoza, June 2018 PhD in Nursing Science graduate, had a paper from her dissertation recently accepted for publication in Critical Care Nursing Quarterly, titled “Energy expenditure and shivering severity during targeted temperature management at 36°C after cardiac arrest: a case series.” School of Nursing faculty, Elizabeth Bridges and Hilarie Thompson and among the co-authors on the paper.

An article Basia Belza co-authored for The Conversation was republished in Blue Zones, titled “Move Over, Millennials. Perennials Are Taking Over the Conversation.”