“It has been a heartbreaking time for UVA,” writes Dean Baernholdt, “But our gatherings have shown me both the depth of emotions felt by our community members and our resolve to support and console one another. It is just what we nurses do.”
Quality and safety scholar. Global health advocate. Immigrant and a first-generation college attendee. Lover of dogs, Tintin, and used bookstores. Meet UVA School of Nursing's seventh dean: Marianne Baernholdt.
Alumna, oncology nurse, and PhD student Crystal Chu (BSN ‘15, PhD ‘23) often cared for women with cancer in one breast who wanted both breasts removed. She developed and is testing a decision aid to ensure they don't find themselves awash in regret.
One-third of the women prof, Jeanne Alhusen interviewed said their pregnancies were the result of sexual violence. She also found that, compared to their non-disabled peers, women with disabilities were 2.5 times more likely to experience IPV.