October 2019 News and Awards
Faculty Awards and Achievements:
Jennifer Sonney was selected to join the ITHS KL2 cohort and was elected as secretary for the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.
Cynthia Price was awarded NIH R01 funding to expand her study of Mindful Body Awareness training to men and women in medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder. Price also presented an educational webinar: Reducing Relapse Risk by Increasing Body Awareness Skills: Practical Tips and Research Findings for Clinicians Who Work in Substance Use Disorder Treatment available for clinicians through the Addiction Technology Center Network.
Wendy Barrington was honored by the National Council of Negro Women at their annual gala.
Hilaire Thompson was featured on KUOW for her work using technology to help older adults stay in their homes.
Dr. Jillian Pintye received R01 funding for her study, “Evaluating Infant PrEP Exposure During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding.”
In Memory of Past Faculty:
- Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner – Desiree Wood, DNP, ARNP, AGPCNP-BC, CCRN – Seattle VA Medical Center
- Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner – Scott Archer, MN, ARNP, AGPCNP-BC – Providence St. Peter Hospital
- Family Nurse Practitioner – Mariann Williams, MSN, MPH, ARNP, FNP – Confluence Health
- Nurse-Midwifery – Simon Adriane Ellis, MSN, ARNP, CNM – Kaiser Permanente
- Pediatric Nurse Practitioner – Christopher Cheng, MD – C&C Medical
- Population Health Nursing – Kate Pfizenmaier, BA, MPH – UW Scope
- Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner – Andrew Kokesh, ARNP, PMHNP-BC
Faculty Promotions and Appointments:
Research Associate Professor to Research Professor — Cynthia Price
Full Time Lecturer – Julie Myers
Student Awards and Achievements:
Jane Kim, Doctorate of Nursing Practice student, and Michelle Shin, PhD in Nursing Science student were featured for their work as a part of the Population Health Initiative’s 2019 Applied Research Fellows program.
Alex Vasbinder, PhD in Nursing Science Student is the School of Nursing’s 2019-2020 Magnuson Scholar. This summer she was also awarded a ONS dissertation award and an ANF grant to fund her dissertation project.
A team of five graduate students, including two nursing graduate students, recently delivered a report from their research titled, ‘Assessing Disparities in Birth Outcomes: An Evaluation of Seattle & King County’s First Steps Program’.
PhD in Nursing Science Student, Anna Petrovskis, wrote a blog post for the orgnization Paperdes Zieds in Riga, Latvia. The blog post talks about her history doing a public health internship in Senegal and then relays that back to young women in Latvia staying in school. She talks about her work as an oncology nurse and the importance of preventative lifestyle measures. Find it in the original Latvian here.