News and awards, January 2018
Josephine Ensign, Psychosocial and Community Health, received the American Nurses Association 2017 Creative Works award for her book Catching Homelessness: A Nurse’s Story of Falling Through the Safety Net. She also received a Washington Stories Fund Grant from Humanities Washington and other sources for Skid Road: The Intersection of Health and Homelessness a digital project that weaves together videos, photographs, essays, oral histories, and a book in order to chronicle the experiences of those living and working with homelessness in King County.
Frances Lewis, Family and Child Nursing, co-authored two studies, “Taking Care of Her: A Pilot Feasibility Study of a Caregiver Intervention for Women with Advanced Stage Ovarian Cancer,” and “The Enhancing Connections-Telephone study: a pilot feasibility test of a cancer parenting program.” She was also featured in the most recent King County Nurses Association newsletter.
Linda Teri, Psychosocial and Community Health presented at the National Institute of Health Summit on Dementia Care Building Evidence for Services and Supports in Bethesda, Maryland.
Karen Schepp and Elaine Walsh, both Psychosocial and Community Health, co-authored, “From manageable to losing control: a grounded theory study of psychosis risk syndrome.”
Carolyn Chow, Student and Academic Services, was asked to present on Nursing Diversity Committee successes at a Graduate School Event. She also gave the keynote and a presentation on the session on Cultural Humility at Minority Association of Pre-Health Science Students (MAPS) 17th Annual Pre-Health Conference, Redefine Healthcare: Inspiring the Next Generation of Healthcare Providers.
UW Distinguished Staff Awards: Betsy Mau, Student and Academic Services, was nominated for the 2018 UW Distinguished Staff award.
The Center for Health Sciences Interprofessional Education, Research and Practice team was nominated for the 2018 UW Distinguished Staff Team award. The team, part of the Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics department, includes:
- Laurel Barchet, Program Coordinator
- Debra Liner, Program Manager
- Megan Miller, Program Operation Specialist
- Amanda Moore, Program Coordinator
- Nicole Woodard, Program Operation Specialist
Madison Claire Dunmore, BSN student, was selected as a recipient for the Mary Gates Research Scholarship.
BSN students Tessa Kolstad and Srinya Sukrachan were on the Careers in Healthcare Panel at the Minority Association of Pre-Health Science Students (MAPS) 17th Annual Pre-Health Conference, Redefine Healthcare: Inspiring the Next Generation of Healthcare Providers.
Hannah Jeong, BSN student, was on the panel at Minority Association of Pre-Health Science Students (MAPS) 17th Annual Pre-Health Conference, Redefine Healthcare: Inspiring the Next Generation of Healthcare Providers.
Boeun Kim, PhD student co-authored a guest editorial in Journal of Gerontological Nursing, Toward an Equitable Society for Every Generation.
PhD Students Jaclyn Portanova and Eunice Soh wrote a guest editorial in Journal of Gerontological Nursing, Chronic Noncancer Pain Management: Systemic Inequities of Access.
Cecilia Perez, BSN student, received a Western Washington National Association of Hispanic Nurses Scholarship.