Julie Haizlip and Natalie May, UVA School of Nursing profs who study mattering

The Difference Mattering Makes

The concept of mattering is increasingly being used as a way for forward-thinking organizations to strengthen their workforce. But what is mattering, and how might it fortify healthcare organizations, nursing, and medical schools, too?

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An archival photo of Barbara Brodie teaching.

A Nursing Legend

Dr. Barbara Brodie, who died Feb. 9, was many things, writes Dean Marianne Baernholdt. "A pioneer of advanced practice nursing. A mentor to students. A fierce advocate of nursing history. A loyal friend."

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the Black Student Nurses Alliance student group

New Black, Latinx Leaders to Nursing Students: 'You Belong Here'

Two new student groups offer learning, activities, advocacy, and safe, supportive spaces of belonging to students of color.

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Sherrie Guyer's nursing notebooks

ESSAY: '53 & Me'

Though she misses library stacks, Xerox copiers, and coffee that costs less than a dollar, DNP student Sherrie Page Guyer is adjusting to and enjoying grad school in 2023—even statistics.

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A diverse set of hands to convey diversity in artificial intelligence, the NIH-funded work of Ishan Williams and Randall Moorman.

Creating AI in 'Full Color'

“AI informed by data from homogenous populations poorly generalize," said researcher Ishan Williams, who, with colleagues, earned a $5.9M NIH grant to diversify AI systems in healthcare.

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Nurse activist Grace Tinsley

Celebrating Black Nurses and their Roles in Civil Rights and Healthcare Justice

A look back at some of Virginia's most celebrated Black nurses, from health district director Imogene Bunn to LPN alumni Grace Quarles Tinsley and Evelyn Gardner to BSN and MSN alumna Mavis Ford Claytor.

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Associate professor and nurse scientist Meghan Mattos

Prof. Mattos Earns Kelly Faculty Leadership Award for `23

It's the latest accolade for Mattos, who studies the link between cognitive decline and insomnia and earned a $1.22M NIH grant in 2022.

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Health care historian Dominique Tobbell, Bjoring Center director, on the history of nurse researchers.

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A 'Hidden Gem': Meet Westhaven's New Clinic Nurse

It's a homecoming for Feggans-Langston, Westhaven's new community health nurse, who grew up near the 60-year-old community in the heart of Charlottesville.

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Nurses in the House!

A group of nursing students and their prof went to VA's House of Delegates to get a look at what nurse advocacy looks like, earning applause along the way.

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Watch Your Words

Led by nurse scientist and professor Virginia LeBaron, researchers have developed a smartwatch prototype they hope will improve bedside care and communication.

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Sim Lab Earns INASCL Endorsement

UVA's is one of just 14 U.S. sim labs cited for excellence in applying the four core standards of simulation.

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HEED Applause

2023 marks the third time the School earned a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

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