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.
School of Nursing staff and alumni are demonstrating why diversity within research is critical to health outcomes.
Asst. Professor Elliot Tebbe, PhD, LP, discusses his research in mental health and well-being in LGBTQ+ populations and the opportunity to improve quality of life it provides.
Dr. Angela Fernandez (site PI) and Dr. Lonnie Nelson (PI, Washington State University (WSU), College of Nursing) were awarded a Diversity Supplement to an R01 grant to support the study Measurement of Nature Contact: The Influence of Cultural Practices on Sleep Health and Chronic Disease among Rural and Urban American Indians.
A new center at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health seeks to examine how a person’s environment and social conditions impact their health down to the molecular level. The leadership team, all women, includes School of Nursing Asst. Professor, Andrea Gilmore- Bykovskyi, PhD, RN.
Dr. Maichou Lor, PhD, RN, was awarded a Baldwin grant to support the study Partnering with the Hmong Community to Build Better Medical Translation Tools and Preserve Hmong Narratives to Reduce Health Disparities.
Dr. Madelyne Greene, PhD, RN, was awarded a grant to support the study Intersex Prevalence and Clinical Response.
Drs. Elliot Tebbe (co-I) and Stephanie Budge (PI, Dept of Counseling Psychology) were awarded the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (OVCRGE’s) Understanding and Reducing Inequities Initiative grant.
Barbara Abrams ’69 generously established the Barbara Leadholm Abrams Community Mental Health Research Fund at the School of Nursing. The Abrams Research Fund will in large part support the work of Professor Earlise Ward, PhD.
Searching for clues in electronic health records could steer dementia patients to better treatment and follow-up examinations — especially patients from minority groups that tend to be less likely to receive specialized care.