University of Wisconsin–Madison
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At UW–Madison, nurses lead.

In collaboration, in caring, in research, in innovation,
we lead to the future of health and health care—for Wisconsin and the world.

Featured Initiatives


With a multi-pronged approach that includes cutting-edge research on long-term care systems and hospital practices, we aim to transform the possibilities for healthy and fulfilling living for older individuals.

Photo of Prof. Jarzemsky working with her students to offer care to the local elderly community.


From an online tool to support school nurses to apps that assist individuals caring for older adults, our innovative products connect the expertise of the university with the community.

Photo of Sennett Middle School students walk the halls with their school nurse.

News & Events

  • $1.3 Million Grant Expands Native American Student EnrollmentTwo faculty members at the UW-Madison School of Nursing received a $1.3 million Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant to develop a comprehensive system of support services that will help to admit, retain and …
  • School of Nursing Announces New Associate Dean for Academic AffairsThe University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing welcomes new Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Dr. Danny G. (Dan) Willis, DNS, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN. Willis assumed leadership of all graduate and undergraduate programs on July 1. …
  • Littlefield Leadership LectureThe School of Nursing is pleased to announce Dr. Catherine Alicia Georges, EdD, RN, FAAN, currently president-elect of AARP, as our presenter for the 18th annual Littlefield Leadership Lecture.