May News and Awards

Faculty Achievements, News and Publications

Betty Bekemeier quoted in UW launches online training for contact tracing to help fight COVID-19

Bothell faculty member Mabel Ezeonwu has been honored with this year’s Distinguished Teaching Award.

Katie Kemble and Jen Sonney were inducted into the Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Judy Lazarus received American Colleges of Nurses and Midwives 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award.

Albert Munanga has a new publication Critical Infection Control Adaptations to Survive COVID-19 in Retirement Communities

David Reyes has been awarded 2020 Distinguished Community Engagement Award.

Teresa Ward talks about sleep troubles during COVID-19

Student Achievements:

Andrea Cabrera PhD student has been selected to be a part of the inaugural Latino Center for Health Student Scholars Fellowship Program.


Kathryn Newton DNP-Midwifery student virtually presented her below at the American College of Nurse-Midwives 65th Annual Meeting and Exhibition

Congratulations to our Husky 100 nursing students! Read more here


Alumni Achievements:

Patty Hayes, BSN ’76, MN’80 received the prestigious UW Alumnus Summa Laude Dignatus Award. The award is presented annually by the UW and the UW Alumni Association and is the highest honor the University bestows on a UW graduate. Past recipients include world-famous writers and scientists as well as leaders in industry, commerce and philanthropy.

Jennifer Sofie, MN ’00, received the American Association of Nurse Practitioners 2020 State Award for Excellence.