Dr. Angela Fernandez | Grant Award

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.

Dr. Rachel Gicquelais and Dr. Gina Bryan | Grant Award

Drs. Gicquelais and co-investigator Dr. Bryan were awarded the ICTR Clinical & Community Outcomes Research grant to support the study Expanding Access to Naloxone: Developing a Person-Centered Naloxone Prescribing Intervention for People Living with Opioid Use Disorder.

An Investment in Mental Health Research

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.

Study: Division I college athletes outpace student peers in mental health

A new study of students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison finds the university’s Division I athletes in enviable psychological shape—reporting a level of mental well-being far above their non-athlete classmates.That’s a bit of a surprise to Traci Snedden, the UW–Madison professor of nursing who led the study, which was published by the American Journal of Health Promotion.