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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Tonya Roberts, PhD, RN, was awarded a Vilas Life Cycle Professorship grant to support the study Optimizing Person-Centered Care for Nursing Home Residents.
Dr. Barb King, PhD, RN, APRN-BC, FAAN and Dr. Diane Farsetta, PhD were awarded a grant to support the project titled UW School of Nursing and UW Health – 4M Initiative.
Three faculty members at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing have been recognized for their ongoing contributions and professional achievements in health care with elections into the National Academies of Practice (NAP) as Distinguished Nursing Fellows.
Dr. Maichou Lor was awarded the Wisconsin Idea Collaboration Grant to support the project named Collaborating with the Hmong Community to Create a Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Hmong edition of the Planning AHEAD Curriculum. The study is …
Dr. Megan Zuelsdorff, PhD, was awarded a Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative grant to support the study Stress and Resilience in Dementia: Social-biological Dimensions of Alzheimer’s Risk and Resilience Across Diverse Communities. The grant is funded by …