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.

News & Events

  • Facilitating Family InvolvementMadison, Wisconsin — June 10, 2018 —Assistant Professor Tonya Roberts received a 2018 Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment grant for her work on engaging families as care partners for nursing home residents. …
  • Ohio State University Dean Inspires with Wellness PresentationMadison, Wisconsin — May 7, 2018 — Dr. Bernadette Melynk kicked off Nurses’ Week at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing by sharing her evidence-based strategies for promoting health and wellness among the nursing workforce. …
  • Outstanding Seniors Recognized by PeersMadison, Wisconsin — May 2, 2018 — The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing honored four graduates with nursing pins at the Nurses Alumni Organization (NAO) annual senior send-off and pinning ceremony in early May. …

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.