The UW–Madison Nurses Alumni Organization is proud to announce the 2022 NAO Award Winners. Jean Johnson, MS’78, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been selected as the 2022 Distinguished Achievement Award recipient, and Zhiyuan “Effy” Yu ’15, PhD’19, Cert’19, has earned the 2022 Outstanding Badger Nurse Award.
Treenut Pummanee, PhD’14, shares highlights from her nursing journey.
Over the course of her 45-year career, Phyllis Clark Jacobs ’65 shaped the landscape of mental health care and psychiatric nursing.
When Brooke Anderson ’00 joined the military, she dreamed of an exciting career and a chance to travel around Europe. Instead, she was met with a national crisis and deployed to a warzone in the Middle East.
UW–Madison School of Nursing alumna Barbara Gruendemann, PhD, RN, FAAN, CNOR, passed away on July 7, 2022, after a decade-long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
A conversation with Sarah Brzozowski, PhD’21, who currently works as the Director of Magnet and Nursing Excellence at UW Health.
Meet Nancy Fraser Michalski ’82, the new chair of the Board of Visitors (BOV), and vice president of med legal services for Elevate Services.
As a senior in high school, Courtney Maurer ’12, DNP’21 thought about a range of careers, including journalism, psychology, and social work. But after seeing the way her grandmother was taken care of in hospice, she discovered her calling to work directly with patients as a nurse.
A conversation with Zhiyuan Effy Yu ’15, DNP’19, Cert’19, who currently works as a postdoctoral fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.
Preceptors challenge themselves to mentor nursing students for the good of the profession. Emily Schumacher ’10, DNP’18, CPNP, APNP, says her own student experiences with preceptors motivated her to take on the challenge.