For a little over a decade, the Wisconsin Network for Research Support has been focused on patient and community engagement, as well as providing innovative services to help clients and researchers connect with participants and key stakeholders throughout every stage of their projects.
Looking at Health Through a Different Lens
Under the advisement of Lisa Bratzke ’88, MS’92, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAHA, Nicole Thomas is using her PhD program to develop research in the burgeoning field of epigenetics and the intergenerational transmission of trauma.
ForwardNursing 10 Spring 2021
Voices for Change
Dean Linda D. Scott Reappointed for Second Term
The dean review for School of Nursing that began last fall has been completed, and Chancellor Rebecca Blank and Provost Karl Scholz look forward to working with Dean Scott for a second five-year term.
2020 NAO Award Winners
The most recent NAO award winners—Canary Savage Girardeau Cert ’55, who received the Distinguished Achievement Award, and Cassondra (Cassie) Dietrick ’19, who received the Outstanding Badger Nursing Award—serve as exemplary leaders in the profession and society.
ForwardNursing 9 Fall 2020
Reflections on the New Age of Nursing
The New Age of Nursing
From providing tests and contact tracing, to administering patient care and leading interdisciplinary teams, nurses and midwives have been essential to the 2020 coronavirus pandemic response. Profiles of five School of Nursing alumni Illustrate their unique roles, challenges, and how Badger nurses change lives.
In the Fight
When pandemics hit, nurses are at the forefront. With expertise in epidemiology and public health, they also improve care, give people tools to protect themselves, and help policymakers understand why some can’t always take those steps.
The Importance of Place
Nurses are uniquely positioned to improve population health by using their training, knowledge, and theories to educate people on the important connection between person and place.
A Pin with a Promise
Before she passed away, School of Nursing alumna Nancy Seegers Schaper donated her nursing pin back to the School with instructions to pass it on to a deserving nurse who both emulated the Wisconsin Idea and had an infectious passion for nursing. Laura Block, a 2020 graduate, received Schaper’s pin this past May.