News and awards April/May 2018

News and awards April/May 2018

Faculty

Basia Belza, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, co-authored a guest editorial in Journal of Gerontological NursingToward an Equitable Society for Every Generation.

Liz Bridges, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics was highlighted in NTI Voices.

Sarah Gimbel, Family and Child Nursing, and Pam Kohler, Psychosocial and Community Health helped organize and participated in a pre-conference Symposium on Nursing Leadership in Global Health prior to the Consortium of Universities in Global Health held in March 2018, in NYC.

Sarah Gimbel, Family and Child Nursing, authored, Donor data vacuuming – audit culture and the use of data in global health partnerships in Medical Anthropology Theory.

Ira Kantrowitz-Gordon, Family and Child Nursing co authored Competing Discourses of Scientific Identity among Postdoctoral Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences in Science magazine.

Judy Lazarus, Family and Child Nursing, was inducted as an American College of Nurse Midwives fellow.

Photo from the Nursing Leadership in Global Health

Frances Marcus Lewis, Family and Child Nursing, gave the keynote at the Annual Puget Sound Oncology Nurses Society Annual Meeting.

Cynthia Price, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics, was invited to participate in a symposium sponsored by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health at NIH titled: “Interoception, Meditation, and Pain” at the International Congress of Integrative Medicine and Health to be held the week of May 8th, 2018.  A blog post on this symposium is on the NCCIH website.

Cynthia Price, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics, received funding for her proposal with Co-PI Dr. Joseph Merrill from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) on a R21/R33 titled “Mindful Body Awareness Training as an Adjunct to Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder.”

Tatiana Sadak, Psychosocial and Community Health and Nancy Woods, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics, have been awarded fellow status of the Gerontological  Society of America.

Jennifer Sonney, Family and Child Nursing was selected as one of the six Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science Nurse Scientists for Inaugural Duck-Hee Kang Memorial Mentored Workshop. She also received the Washington NAPNAP (National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners) Distinguished Member award.

Nancy Woods, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics, received an alumni award from University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire and delivered their 2018 commencement speech.

Students

Hebah Almulla, PhD student, dissertation paper was chosen for podium presentation at the National Oncology Nurses Society meeting.

Boeun Kim, doctoral student is the new 2018 University of Washington Healthy Brain Research Network – de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging Summer Scholar.

President Cauce with BSN student, Sara Post, and faculty mentor, Dr. Butch de Castro.

Habibo Bario, BSN student received the Dr. Millie Russell Scholar scholarship from the UW Office of Minorty Affairs and Diversity. 

Joleen Borg, Master of Science student had a poster accepted to the 2018 Pathology Informatics Summit in Pittsburg. The poster was based on her Clinical Informatics and Patient-Centered Technologies (CIPCT) Master of Science scholarly project work, External Laboratory Results: Provider Needs and Health Information Exchange Capabilities.

BSN students in the honors program, led by Dr. Barbara McGrath, presented their research projects at the UW Undergraduate Research Symposium on May 18, 201

 

BSN students at the honors symposium