No. 1 public nursing graduate school
UW received top rank among public schools for the DNP, master's and Family Nurse Practitioner specialty
Nominate a nurse or advocate
The UW School of Nursing will present five awards to outstanding graduates and other exceptional individuals in the greater nursing community. Nominate a nurse or nursing advocate today!
Population health and the future of nursing education
UW leads 18 institutions in announcing intentions to adopt population health focus in nursing curricula.
Attend UW Nurse Camp 2018
Current high school sophomores and juniors who are interested in learning about the nursing field and how to get into nursing school are invited to apply to the UW School of Nursing Nurse Camp by April 6
Thanks to the #huskynurse community for helping us celebrate the Grand Opening of our new Simulation Center!
Nancy Woods named Living Legend
Congratulations to Dr. Woods on her retirement from the UW School of Nursing and her induction as a Living Legend of the American Academy of Nursing. She will be honored in a ceremony and dinner at the Academy’s Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference this fall in Washington, D.C.
Mobile app could help TB patients manage their condition more effectively
New effective treatment supervision strategies are needed particularly in low-resource high TB burden settings and a potential solution is in the hands of nearly every patient – a mobile phone.
Nursing researcher studies causes for sleep disturbances
Dr. Eeeseung Byun, a UW professor of nursing, recently received funding from the National Institute of Nursing Research to better understand the underlying causes of sleep disturbances, fatigue and impaired cognition in patients who have experienced a subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Meet our students: Mallory Peterson
"What excites me most about being a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner is empowering children and families through health promotion. I hope to improve my patient’s health by equipping them with the tools to make healthful changes in their lives," Peterson said.
Nursing faculty receive UW Population Health pilot research grants
Two UW School of Nursing faculty have received pilot research grants to explore the human-animal bond for health, and the social and economic inequities in vulnerable populations.
New faculty position to develop innovative solutions to population health challenges
The UW Schools of Nursing and Public Health have been awarded funding for a new joint faculty position that will focus on developing innovative solutions to the three population health grand challenges outlined by the UW Population Health Initiative.
Meet our students: Inthira Roopsawang
"No one stays with the patient and their family firmly through every stage of life from the first day of birth to the last day of life, but NURSES have that opportunity," Roopsawang said.
News and Awards, February 2018
Awards, accolades and news mentions from faculty, staff and students at the School of Nursing.
Sigma Theta Tau will induct two faculty members into 2018 International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame
Dr. Ardith Doorenbos and Dr. Hilaire J. Thompson were selected as honorees of the 2018 International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame.
Meet our students: Nathan Dreesmann
"I want to further our understanding of pain and coping in older populations using technology interventions such as virtual reality, nursing provides a unique ecological perspective that can add to this knowledge base," Dreesmann said.
DNP track curriculum enhancements focus on local, global population health
The UW School of Nursing’s Community Health Nursing track within the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program has been renamed to Population Health Nursing. The change goes into effect for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Global Innovation Fund awarded to disaster response and preparedness project
The project, Global Health Partnerships in Disaster Preparedness and Response, will develop a collaborative, innovative and sustainable study abroad program and common research agenda with health science schools at UW and three other institutions.
Meet our students: Liesl Henthorn
"I was a phlebotomist for many years and wanted to be more involved with my patients. I wanted to understand their disease process, to be able to offer comfort and relevant information, and to have a hand in making them well again or cope with their disease process," Henthorn said.