Dean Linda D. Scott, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FNAP, FAAN, has been honored with election into the National Academies of Practice and also with the Pioneering Spirit Award from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.
Using the same technology that helps us stay socially connected, Kitty Montgomery, a new assistant professor at the School of Nursing and member of the UW Carbone Cancer Center, studies how the symptoms of pediatric patients with advanced cancers change over time. In doing so, she and her research team help young patients find their voices and communicate their experiences during a vulnerable time.
Linsey Steege, UW–Madison School of Nursing professor, is using activity trackers on nurses to uncover important data about what causes fatigue in the work environment and what health systems can do to minimize its impact.
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.