January News & Awards

Faculty Accomplishments

Congratulations to the following University of Washington nursing faculty for their recent appointments to an endowed professorship or fellowship by the UW Board of Regents.

  • Allison Webel: Aljoya Endowed Professorship
  • Basia Belza: de Tornyay Endowed Professorship for Healthy Aging
  • Eeeseung Byun: Harborview Medical Center Endowed Professorship in Critical Care
  • Ira Kantrowitz-Gordon: Lucia S. & Herbert L. Pruzan Endowed Faculty Fellowship in Nursing
  • Oleg Zaslavsky: Aljoya Endowed Professorship

Each recipient is very well-deserved, and, their research, teaching, service, and practice, significantly contributes to the UW School of Nursing community.

Student Accomplishments

Tao Zheng

Winnter! Juana Gallegos Queen Silvia Nursing Award University of Washington School of Nursing 2022

  • UW School of Nursing student Juana Gallegos was selected as the second United States recipient of the UW Queen Silvia Nursing Award (UWQSNA) for dementia care.  
  • PhD in Nursing Science student Tao Zheng’s grant entitled Sleep and Cognition After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation was selected to receive a 2023 American Association of Critical-Care Nurses-Sigma Theta Tau Critical Care Grant.
  • DNP Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner student Lilia Peng was selected to be a SAMHSA Minority Fellowship Program Coordinating Center (MFPCC) Fellow.