UA College of Nursing Receives $1.6M Grant to Examine the Healing Potential of Curcumin for Acute Lung Injury
The five-year National Institutes of Health grant will enable Charles Downs, PhD, to study whether the non-pharmacological supplement curcumin can prevent lung injury.
Student Spotlight: Cristina Rae Stuefen
"I think the focus on equity is very important, not just to me, but to my entire cohort. That, and a commitment to social justice issues. As I tell my students, social justice issues are health justice issues."
College of Nursing Receives $2.5M Grant to Improve Interventions for Cancer Survivors
Cancer survivors who suffer negative effects after treatment soon may have access to interventions with the potential to vastly improve their quality of life.
Eight Ways to Play it Safe in the Sun
With the sunniest part of the year upon us, The UA College of Nursing's Dr. Lois Loescher has some tips to respect your skin and help you avoid the worst effects of dangerous rays.
UA Receives $1.7M Grant to Increase Number of Mental Health Nurse Practitioners in Rural and Border Areas
Rural communities often lack access to mental health care, but a grant recently awarded to the University of Arizona College of Nursing will give a new generation of nurse practitioners the training to work in those settings.
New Telephone-Based Intervention to Assist Latino Cancer Survivors and Caregivers
With obesity now linked to 13 different cancers, pursuing interventions focused on healthy eating and exercise are of critical importance for the health of cancer survivors and their caregivers.
Six UA College of Nursing Faculty Honored as 2018 Tucson Fab 50 Nurses
As part of National Nurses Week (May 6-12), held in honor of the largest health-care workforce in the United States, six nurse leaders from the University of Arizona College of Nursing were honored by their peers during an annual 2018 Tucson Fabulous 50 Nurses gala.
UA College of Nursing Class of 2018: Connie Tran
After interning at a hospital during high school, BSN Honors Student Connie Tran was impressed by the hard work and dedication she saw nurses exhibit on the job. “I wanted to become one of those people who support patients through the best and worst times of their lives,” she says.
Student Spotlight: Katherine Dudding
"As a neonatal nurse, I have witnessed the suffering of neonates due to the current pain standards of care. I believe we can do better to serve this vulnerable population. Through informatics and advanced technologies in artificial intelligence and machine learning, we can give a voice to neonates and ultimately improve outcomes."