November News & Awards


  • Kendra Kamp standing next to poster with ribbon

    Kendra Kamp

    Congratulations to Assistant Professor Kendra Kamp, who received a Presidential Poster Award at the American College of Gastroenterology conference! Her poster highlighted a project that found differences in types of gut bacteria in women with irritable bowel syndrome versus healthy controls.

Congratulations to faculty who received recent grants:

  • Assistant Professor Maya Elias (left) received a National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Aging grant for “A Multi-Modal Combination Intervention to Promote Cognitive Function in Older Intensive Care Unit Survivors”.
  • Professor Cindy Dougherty (right) received an NINR grant for “Biobehavioral Intervention to Prevent PTSD after an ICD Shock”.
  • Professor Monica McLemore is an investigator on the Population Health Initiative Tier 1 pilot grant, “Community-Centered Service Design: Communal Approaches Toward Maternal Health Equity for Black Birthing People.”


  • “Joey Gray was the driving force behind establishing mixed ultimate locally, nationally, and internationally from 1990 to 2006.” Congratulations to staff member Joey Gray who was inducted into the Ultimate Hall of Fame for Flying Disc Ultimate, also known as “Ultimate Frisbee”! Read Joey Gray’s Hall of Fame biography.
Sarah Kuramoto

Sarah Kuramoto


  • Congratulations to UW School of Nursing student Sarah Kuramoto, who received two prestigious scholarships: the Lois Price Spratlen scholarship and the ANA/SAMHSA Minority Fellowship.
  • Congratulations to the UW School of Nursing students named 2023-2024 de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging Scholars: PhD students Shao-Yun Chien and Sarah McKiddy, DNP students Emilie Martel-Roussea and Lee-Ling Chen, and undergraduate student Hsin-Ni Lee.
  • UW School of Nursing student Addy Adwell was recently funded through a UW grant, “Assessing need and acceptability of a family intervention for individuals with Opioid Use Disorder.” Adwell is a co-investigator on the grant.