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College of Nursing Information & Resources for COVID-19
Two UArizona College of Nursing graduate programs received new rankings in the latest U.S. News & World Report 2021 Best Graduate Schools list. Our Doctor of Nursing Practice program was ranked 31 and our Master of Science for Entry into the Profession of Nursing program was ranked 45.
UArizona Nursing faculty member Dr. Cynthia Elliott’s hard work earned her the American Association of Nurse Practitioners State Award for Excellence, which is given annually to a dedicated nurse practitioner in each state who demonstrates distinction in their area of practice.
Last month the Western Institute of Nursing (WIN) announced that UArizona Nursing PhD student Christine Platt will receive the 2020 Carol A. Lindeman Award for a New Researcher. Since 1976, the award has provided a fledgling researcher with a cash prize and the opportunity for their research to be included in WIN’s annual conference.
A $2-million award from the Indian Health Service to the University of Arizona College of Nursing will establish a new academic program, American Indians in Nursing: Career Advancement and Transition Scholars.
In celebration of the Year of the Nurse, we pay tribute to Wildcat Nurse Dorothy Chinyere Igwe, who earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice with a Family Nurse Practitioner (DNP-FNP) specialty in 2016 and is currently enrolled as a DNP-Psychiatric Mental Health Practitioner (PMHNP) student.
Last month, thanks to UArizona College of Nursing Clinical Assistant Professor Dr. Audrey Russell-Kibble, UArizona Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice to Family Nurses Practitioner students have been among the first friendly faces the new arrivals see at Casa Alitas, a program run by Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona, Inc. that offers short-term shelter to migrant families.
In November 2019, Clinical Assistant Professor Lisa Kiser, DNP, CNM, WHNP, laid the foundation for a new immersion-learning binational experience in Alamos, Mexico geared for UArizona DNP students.
"Nursing is a really worthy profession. Whenever you see your patients get better, you feel so awesome,” says Hyun Ju Oh, Senior Doctorate of Nursing Practice student with a Nurse Anesthetist specialty.
Please join us in welcoming Clinical Instructor De Anne Dwight, MSN, CRSS, who joined the UArizona College of Nursing in January. Dwight earned both her BSN from MSN from Grand Canyon University and has worked as a registered nurse at Banner University Medical Center as well as a research nurse at the UArizona College of Medicine.