For Older Stroke Survivors, a Sustainable Transitional Care Model Addresses the Problem of a Coming Care Shortage
By 2050 there could be a severe shortage of caregivers available to provide for stroke survivors in the high-risk years of 55-plus. PhD candidate, Lorre Laws, who examines the oncoming crisis in her dissertation, calls the prognosis an approaching perfect storm.
Elder Care with a Human Touch: Comprehensive Health Assessment Project Benefits Patients, NP Faculty and Students
For Audrey Russell-Kibble and Theresa Allison of The UA College of Nursing’s Comprehensive Health Assessment Project (CHAP), performing in-home assessments for some of Tucson’s most vulnerable is all about the human touch.
UA College of Nursing Receives Prestigious Future of Nursing Scholars Grant
The UA College of Nursing is one of only 31 U.S. schools of nursing selected to receive a prestigious grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to increase the number of nurses holding PhDs. This year Jamie Besel and Emily Moore received the scholarship.
University of Arizona PhD Student Welcomed into the Distinguished University Fellows Program
Incoming University of Arizona College of Nursing PhD student Elizabeth Johnson, BSN, MS, is the latest CON student to receive a prestigious University Fellows award.
When 100 Years Old Isn’t Uncommon, Community Practice Becomes a Journey of the Heart
A nurse scientist with a decades-long research interest in cardiovascular disease, Dr. Shu Fen Wung has a serious compassionate streak for the elder patients she sees in the community during her clinical work.
College of Nursing Faculty and Staff Honored at UA Visionary Leadership Awards Ceremony
UA employees and students who have demonstrated dedication to diversity, inclusion and mentoring were honored at the Visionary Leadership Awards. The awards are presented by the Office of Diversity and Inclusive Excellence and the Commission on the Status of Women.
Alumna Spotlight: Tranise Hamilton Goodlow
"I would like to help address the health disparities that are happening in the African American population. With my research, I can make a difference in someone’s life by helping to control their hypertension. Research is important to me, but I also do want to teach. I am trying to touch everyone: The new nurses, the established ones, the patients and everybody in between."
From the Bench to the Bedside
If you think commerce and academia don’t mix, University of Arizona College of Nursing Associate Professor Dr. Jane Carrington is here to show otherwise. A foremost nursing informatics expert, she will soon be one of the first nursing faculty members to bring a product to the commercial market.
Student Spotlight: Erin Leigh Galligan
Every day, people trust anesthesia providers with their lives and the lives of the people they love. This is a huge onus of responsibility, and I try very hard to honor that trust put in me. The practice of anesthesia is real-time medicine with results that are immediately appreciable.
US Army Nurse Scientist and UA College of Nursing Alumnus Receives Funding to Study LGBTQ Military Service Member Experience
Thanks to a two-year $200,000 grant from TriService Nursing Research Program (TSNRP), Oblea and his team are about to embark on a groundbreaking investigation into the experiences and challenges impacting the health and readiness of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) military service members.