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.
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.
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.
News and awards, January 2018
Awards, accolades and news mentions from faculty, staff and students at the School of Nursing
Student experience inspires Nurses for Survivors club
BSN student Lauren Jensen started Nurses for Survivors club to educate nursing students on how to advocate for survivors of physical and domestic violence and sex trafficking.
New dashboard from UW School of Nursing team centralizes toddler immunization data
The Public Health Activities and Services Tracking (PHAST) team from the UW School of Nursing has released a brand-new data visualization dashboard that makes it easier to compare toddler immunization completeness percentages.
Meet our Students: Truc Hang
"I chose nursing quite simply, to help others. Healthcare is a field that I personally feel comfortable in. I love the environment and the people," Hang said.
UW, Public Health—Seattle & King County collaborate on Academic Health Department
The Academic Health Department builds important bridges between academia and the public sector for the good of the community.
Meet our students: Chelsea Miller
"I chose nursing because it is intellectually challenging; allowing me to continually advance my knowledge in nursing care through specialties and advanced degrees," Miller said.
UW Nursing students advocate for population health in Washington
UW students championed nursing education, research and practice in the State of Washington as part of Nurse Legislative Day in Olympia on Jan. 22, 2018.
Mary Mahoney Professional Nurses Organization receives MLK Service Award
The UW School of Nursing is proud to announce that the Mary Mahoney Professional Nurses Organization has received the annual UW Health Sciences Martin Luther King Jr. Service Award.
Postmenopausal women who lose weight may have reduced breast cancer risk
Studies show that women who are overweight or obese can reduce their breast cancer risk through weight loss.
Meet our students: Fiona Lazare
"I have been exposed to all different facets of nursing. Coming in to this program, I had no idea what wide variety of opportunities were available for professional nurses. The possibilities seem limitless," Lazare said.