Under the advisement of Lisa Bratzke ’88, MS’92, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAHA, Nicole Thomas is using her PhD program to develop research in the burgeoning field of epigenetics and the intergenerational transmission of trauma.
Melanie Krause ’06, PhD’10
One of the first seven nursing students to join the School of Nursing’s early-entry PhD program, Melanie Krause has made a career in long-term health care systems. In her current role, she is responsible for providing comprehensive services throughout the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General.
Q & A with Memee Moua
Memee Moua, Class of 2022, talks about being a BSN student at the School of Nursing and learning during a pandemic.
Nursing Preparedness: Words from Researchers and Rural Nurses
As a nursing doctoral candidate at the School of Nursing and member of the Rural Nurse Organization, Jennifer Kowalkowsi is not just aware of rural nursing preparedness and results, she is working to remedy that disparity with her research efforts.
Q & A | BSN Senior Hanna Braaten
For Hanna Nichole Braaten, a senior in the School of Nursing’s bachelor of science in nursing program, mental health self-care comes in the form of creating art. The aspiring pediatric nurse practitioner uses various art forms for self-expression, stress management, and education. Her latest project, The Intricacies of Nursing, tells the story of her nursing school journey through stitch art.
One Family, Four Generations of Badger Nurses
Following in the footsteps of her great-grandmother, grandmother, and aunt, Emily Hanna is the fourth in her family to take part in UW’s nursing program. The generations of women in her family who studied nursing before her served as inspiration and motivation for her to pursue the same path.
New Nursing Immersion Program Offers Students Meaningful, Hands-on Experience at Respite Camp
BSN students provided services for people with a broad spectrum of disabilities and practiced nursing skills in a new School of Nursing summer respite camp immersion course.
Rural Placements for Nursing Students Help Address Rural Health-care Shortage
A partnership between the Monroe Clinic-SSM Health and the UW–Madison School of Nursing provides DNP students opportunities to engage in rural practice, and many return to it.
The Future Problem Solver
As a student Theresa Watts, PhD ’19, had questions. When UW–Madison let her look for answers, she found some. Now the New York Native wants to use her PhD to find solutions to vexing public health problems and to eliminate health disparities.
First Students Graduate from Native American Recruitment and Retention Program
Just two years after launching a new project designed to increase the number of Native American nurses in the workforce, the School of Nursing has graduated two students, Brianna Boston-Kemple and Alexandra DeSautel, from the Success Through Recruitment/Retention, Engagement, and Mentorship (STREAM) program.