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Past Due

A sick child. A global setting. An expired medication. An ethical quandary. Profs Tracy Kelly and Ashley Hurst weigh in on the case they can't forget.

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RN to BSN student Makayla Kirkpatrick

Buddy Up

It's a lot to return while working as a full-time RN. But UVA RN to BSN students like Chippenham Hospital ICU nurse Makayla Kirkpatrick now have a built-in 'buddy,' thanks to a new peer mentoring program developed by prof. Crystal Toll [VIDEO].

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A bench in front of McLeod Hall memorializes and honors the nurses who graduated from the LPN Burley High School program during segregation.

From the Dean

Why Black History Month should morph into an intentional year-round effort of learning, atonement, and appreciation.

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Nursing Narratives' 'Tiny Love Stories'

The first essays in our Jefferson Trust-funded 'Nursing Narratives' were birthed with a simple prompt: in 55 words or fewer, tell one of your nursing stories.

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Joyce Fisher Laux and Janet Fisher Sleppy at 1966 graduation

From the Archives: When UVA Nursing Students Went on National TV

In 1964, 28 nursing students got bussed to New York City to appear on the hit TV show 'I've Got a Secret.' Among them were twins Joyce and Janet Fisher.

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Waking Up to Your Phone Alarm? It Could Be Putting You at Risk

Nursing doctoral student Yeonsu Kim’s study adds to a body of research on the best way to wake up.

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Alumna Betsy Peyton and patient Dorothy Bishop at a home visit

Healthcare Help in the 'Last Mile'

Alumna and community health nurse Betsy Peyton talks about WellAWARE, a two-year-old home-visiting program she created to keep vulnerable residents around central Virginia well, out of the ER and closer, more connected to care [VIDEO].

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Faculty Spotlight: What ELSE Ails Them

Prof. Lee Ann Johnson studies lung cancer patients' comorbidities, and how they impact these patients' health and quality of life in the time they have left.

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News In Brief

A strong application season. A new Jefferson Trust grantee. VNA Lobby Days, 'Ping-Pong Diplomacy,' a book reading, and a WomenLift Health scholar.

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The Day the Hospital's Ward Maids Walked Out

On Jan. 16, 1943, a group of Black women who occupied the bottom rung of the hospital's paid staff decided they'd had enough.

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New Breast Cancer Decision Aid for High-Risk Women Draws Positive Responses

Post doctoral fellow Crystal Chu and surgical oncologist Lynn Dengel, MD, developed and tested a new decision tool just for women at high-risk of breast cancer.

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Learning, Continued

Dementia care, liver disease, violence study, and the annual 'Protecting Health in a Changing Climate' conference. Explore upcoming Continuing Education.

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Meet the Nursing Students and Faculty Who Earned 2024 UVA Health MLK Awards

Alhusen was applauded for research on women with disability, Jones for community engagement, and the BSNA founders for their leadership, advocacy, and activism.

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