Two new American Academy of Nursing Fellows—associate professors Jeanne Alhusen and Jill Howie-Esquivel—bring the School’s number of Academy Fellows to 32, and its national academies fellows to 45.
Starting in fall 2018, graduate nursing students are building and augmenting their palliaitve care know-how in two new courses: Palliative Care: The Discipline (fall 2018), and Advanced Pain and Symptom Management (spring 2019).
In addition to satisfying students' hunger for palliative topics, these courses - along wtih the School's existing Ethics course - prepare students for the Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse exam administered by the Hospice and Palliative Care Credentialing Center.
"There is a breadth of expertise in palliaitive care here at UVA," says professor Clareen Wiencek, a long-time palliative care nurse practitioner who directs the School's graduate programs, "and these coures represent our first step in satiating students' and clinicians' hundred for information."
Assistant professor Emma Mitchell and student Genevieve Beaird (PhD ‘19) received the Virginia Nurse Association’s 40 Under 40 award.
Jonas Philanthropies named DNP student Gabriela Paniagua-Stolz and PhD student Katy Platz to their 2018-2020 cohort of Jonas Scholars, each of them earning $10K over two years.
In the Rotunda’s historic dome room, Dean Dorrie Fontaine offered her 11th, and final, State of the School address.
Associate professor Jeanne Alhusen was chosen for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s year-long Leadership for Academic Nursing Program.
Camille Burnett and Pamela DeGuzman (COLL ‘92, BSN ‘96, Darden ‘00, MSN ‘00, PhD ‘12) were named associate professors with tenure, and Randy Jones (BSN ‘00, MSN ‘02, PhD ‘05) was promoted to full professor.
Reunions drew nearly 150 nursing alumni back to UVA, including 50 members of the class of 1968 who were installed as the newest members of the Thomas Jefferson Society.
Associate dean Susan Kools received the 2018 Nahm Research Award from her alma mater, UCSF.
Compassionate Care Initiative founding member and UVA palliative care nurse Jonathan Bartels received the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Pioneering Spirit award for 2018.
Under sunny skies, 254 nursing students earn their degrees at UVA’s 189th final exercises.
Joanne and Bill Conway’s third $5 million gift brings their total support of the School to $15 million.
Nearly 300 preceptors—veteran nurse mentors—were honored with gifts, food, and thanks at the 3rd annual Preceptor Appreciation Day.
Assistant professor Tomeka Dowling assumed the presidency of the Virginia League for Nursing.
Associate professor Ishan Williams, assistant dean of the School’s Inclusion, Diversity & Excellence Achievement initiative, was elected president of the Southern Gerontological Society.
UVA Center for ASPIRE’s twice-annual Train the Trainer Faculty Development program—one of three national sites funded to teach interprofessional education—attracted its highest number of organization teams to date.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s “Future of Nursing” Director Sue Hassmiller delivered the 2018 Catherine Strader McGehee Lecture.
Nine undergraduates enrolled in the new “Wisdom in Nursing” program, which partners nursing students with area Charlottesville patients in need of help over the next three years and offers supportive resilience training.
Associate professor Cathy Campbell graduated from Santa Fe-based Upaya Zen Center’s chaplaincy program after three years and more than 1,500 contact hours.