July News & Awards
Professor Monica McLemore spoke to a number of different news outlets this month for “A Black mother died after childbirth in 2016. Now the hospital is under federal investigation” at Yahoo! News, “Here’s how Black women are protecting their bodies, babies during pregnancy” from King5, and in a Jama Network panel interview titled, “US Maternal Mortality Is Unacceptably High, Unequal, and Getting Worse—What Can Be Done About It?”. McLemore was also quote in Nature‘s, “What the Stanford president’s resignation can teach lab leaders.”
Professor Cynthia Dougherty was elected to the Editorial Board of the Journal of the American Heart Association, representing the Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing.
Assistant Professor Megan Streur recently published a statement with the American Heart Association in Circulation. Read the statement here.
Professor Betty Bekemeier was elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS)! Read more about the 2023 elected members.
Congratulations to School of Nursing faculty who have recently received grants (listed as they appear from left to right):
- Michelle Shin received a UW School of Nursing RIFP grant for “Examining Multilevel Determinants of Cervical Cancer Screening Process in Safety-Net Clinics”
- Jennifer Sonney received funding from the DHHS-Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) on “Preparing Disadvantaged and Underrepresented Minority Students for Advanced Primary Care Nursing Practice in Medically Underserved Communities”
- Margaret Heitkemper received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant for “Sleep-Wake Cycles of Individuals with Inflammatory Bowel Disease”
- Tatiana Sadak received Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) funding for the “Nursing Simulation Lab Modernization Grant”
- Sarah Gimbel received a John E Fogarty International Center (FIC) grant for “Training in Infectious Diseases in Peru – Time for Implementation Research”