Zahner Awarded Prestigious Carol Graham Lifetime Achievement Award by WPHA

Susan Zahner, DrPH, RN, FAAN, associate dean for faculty affairs, professor, and Vilas Distinguished Achievement professor at the UW–Madison School of Nursing, has been recognized by the Wisconsin Public Health Association (WPHA) as the 2023 Carol Graham Lifetime Achievement award winner.

Dr. Susan Passmore Awarded Grant to Study Pro-Diversity Educational Intervention

Susan Passmore, PhD, was awarded a grant to support the study Just Research: Testing a Pro-Diversity, Socially Normative Educational Intervention to Promote Inclusive Research Practices among Investigators and Research Staff.

Bucky and Monty visit B6/6 to celebrate milestone in MOVIN

This June, Bucky Badger and the Ice Age Trail Alliance mascot, Monty the Mammoth, visited the Hematology, Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplant unit at University Hospital (B6/6) in celebration of completing the MOVIN Ice Age Trail Challenge and the great work patients and staff have done to reach the goals and improve the amount of time and distances patients walk on the unit.

Dr. Maichou Lor develops first hearing test for Hmong community

After her father was unable to receive a hearing test because it didn’t exist in Hmong, School of Nursing Assistant Professor Maichou Lor, PhD, RN, spent years to develop the first Hmong hearing test of its kind.

Dr. Megan Zuelsdorff Awarded Grant to Study Dementia Risk

Megan Zuelsdorff, PhD, was awarded a Fall Research Competition grant to support the study Social-to-biological Mechanisms in Dementia Risk and Disparity: The Role for Stress and Social Resources in Vascular Disease Management.

New to Public Health Residency Program Bolsters Public Health Workforce

Despite Julianna Manske’s years as a nurse educator and acute care outpatient oncology nurse, she was overwhelmed in 2016 when she became a frontline public health nurse in suburban Milwaukee. The local health department, Manske, MSN, RN, OCN, quickly learned, is where residents turn for answers to all manner of health-related questions, ranging from how to avoid the stomach bug circulating the schools to how to handle a dog bite to the risks of long-term radon exposure.

More than Medicine

Professor Linda D. Oakley, PhD, RN, is taking a heart-health message to historically marginalized Black communities and nursing students. As the Louis J. and Phyllis Clark Jacobs Professor in Mental Health, Oakley is committed to using science to find health and well-being solutions to systemic hypertension present in Black communities.

Drs. King and Steege Awarded Administrative Supplement for Grants in Health Services

Barb King, PhD, RN, APRN-BC, FAAN, and Linsey Steege, PhD, were awarded an Administrative Supplement for Grants in Health Services to support the study Preventing Hospital-Acquired Disability: An Intervention to Improve Older Adult Patient Ambulation – Supplement.