January News and Awards

Geeta Karmal Shrestha, Professor in Women’s Health, 7th from the right on top of the banner, green shirt with a scarf. Durga Tiwari, Professor of Mental Health, at the end all the way on the right. Sita Karki, Professor in Pediatrics, to the right of Geeta.

The CGHN partnered with Possible (Dave Citrin) and Health Alliance International (Brad Wagenaar, Susan Thompson, James Pfeiffer) to support a UW Global Innovation Fund grant through the Office of Global Affairs that provided training in implementation science to faculty at Kathmandu University this past fall. Trainees included three nursing professors from Kathmandu University. In addition to their faculty positions, they all also do clinical work at Dhulikhel hospital in those specialty areas.

In memory of one of our oldest donors Aagot “Kate” Norman Rosellini class of 1938. Read her obituary here

Faculty Achievements:

Molly Altman was recently funded by the Research Royalty Fund: “Giving Voice to LGBTQ+ Families: Phase 2”.

Husky Nurse faculty at the 2020 AACN Doctoral Education Conference. L to R Associate Dean Anne Hirsch, Executive Dean Azita Emami, Drs. Hilaire Thompson and Kerryn Redding.

Jonika Hash, T32 postdoctoral fellow, had two of her dissertation papers accepted for publication:

  • Hash JB, Oxford ML, Ward TM, Fleming, C., & Spieker SJ. (2020). Sleep Patterns, Problems and Ecology among Toddlers in Families with a Child Protective Services Maltreatment Referral. J Ped Nurs.
  • Hash JB, Oxford ML, Fleming CB, Lohr M, Ward TM & Spieker SJ. (2019). Sleep Problems, Daily Napping Behavior, and Social Emotional Functioning Among Young Children from Families Referred to Child Protective Services. Behav Sleep Med. 13:1-13. doi: 10.1080/15402002.2019.1611579.

Joelle Fathi was among 13 nurses on the steering committee to revise the American Nursing Association’s Core Principles on Telehealth, which has been renamed Core Principles on Connected Health. The update to the principles is featured in an article from the American Nurses Association, where Fathi is quoted.

Rebecca O’Connor was accepted to the 2020 Harvard Macy Institute Program for Educators in Health Professions.

Betty Bekemeier and collaborators published an article in the Annals of Internal Medicine, titled “National Institutes of Health Pathways to Prevention Workshop: Achieving Health Equity in Preventive Services.”

Karl Cristie Figuracion, MSN, ARNP, First Year PhD student and a pre-doctoral trainee on the Omics and Symptom Science Training Grant

Student Achievements: 

Karl Cristie Figuracion, MSN, ARNP, First Year PhD student and a pre-doctoral trainee on the Omics and Symptom Science Training Grant was awarded the Puget Sound Oncology Nursing Society Academic Scholarship. Read her scholar spotlight here.