Clinical Professor Barb Pinekenstein ’73 has spent her career mentoring nurses and encouraging them to share their expertise at the highest level.
The Nurses Alumni Organization (NAO) recognized two alumni at its annual Homecoming brunch. Dr. Michelle Byrne, ’79, MS ’86 received the 2017 Distinguished Achievement Award, and Elisha Smith ’14 received the 2017 Outstanding Badger Nursing Award.
Emily Schumacher graduated in 2010 and entered practice in an oncology, neurology, and neurosurgery unit at American Family Children’s Hospital. Three years later, she enrolled part-time in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program, which she will complete this spring. “I found what I was supposed to do. It was nursing,” she says. “It was a combination of all the things I love.”
Maichou Lor, who received her PhD from the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing, was born in a refugee camp in Thailand before her family immigrated to Madison. Lor is the first Hmong-American nurse to earn a PhD in the U.S.
On May 10, School of Nursing alumna Dr. MarySue Heilemann gave a lecture on her work to make nurse characters more realistic and offered a colloquium on her research about using storytelling to treat depression.
Nurses made a difference during the most difficult experience of her life. Now Chelsea Adams ’16 wants to do the same.
School of Nursing alumna Cris Custer cares for multiple generations of patients.
School of Nursing alumna Valerie Hon, who was involved with eSchoolCare research as a student, takes leadership as a Portage School District Nurse.
Her alma mater has long understood that professor emerita and alumna Karen Pridham, PhD, RN FAAN, possessed the “it factor” in research and teaching—the UW–Madison School of Nursing’s alumni organization awarded her its most distinguished honor …
The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) is one of nursing’s prime movers and a powerful counterpart for scientists turning discovery into health. Its stature today stems, in part, from one UW–Madison School of Nursing …