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The School of Nursing is pleased to welcome 15 new faculty members for the 2019-2020 academic year. These new additions will help the school expand academic programming and strengthen its research enterprise as it continues to advance healthcare for all.
“I’ve been called a catalyst before and I believe that I am one. Challenge the status quo in constructive ways so you can achieve results in the system,” says Rachel Azanleko-Akouete, a recent graduate of the master’s in public health program at UW–Madison and BSN alumna. “We really need to inspire that next generation of researchers and public health nurses.”
A partnership between the Monroe Clinic-SSM Health and the UW–Madison School of Nursing provides DNP students opportunities to engage in rural practice, and many return to it.
With support from the Friends of Littlefield, the UW-Madison School of Nursing offers the annual Littlefield Lectures as a way to highlight nurse leadership. The UW–Madison School of Nursing is proud to celebrate this milestone 20th lecture in 2019. Dr. John Lowe’s lecture will draw on his experience in research, consulting, and advocacy for health equity and culturally competent health care for Native Americans and Indigenous people globally.
PhD student Theresa Watts had questions. When UW–Madison let her look for answers, she found some. Now the New York Native wants to use her PhD to find solutions to vexing public health problems and to eliminate health disparities.
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- August 26Wan-chin Kuo PresentationIs Allostatic Load a Key to Cardiometabolic Comorbidities in Cancer Survivors?12:00 PM, 1231 Signe Skott Cooper Hall
- September 3
- October 8Health Equity Among Native Americans Within a Colonization ContextLecture by John Lowe, PhD, RN, FAAN as School of Nursing's 20th Annual Littlefield Leadership Lecture4:45 PM, Auditorium, Signe Skott Cooper Hall
- October 12
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