The School of Nursing is pleased to announce the recipient of the Canary Savage Girardeau Award for Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Barbara L. Nichols, MS, DL(h), SDc(h), PedD(h), RN, FAAN, has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the new award.
On August 31, UW–Madison Chancellor Jennifer Mnookin visited the School of Nursing. She spent the morning meeting students, faculty, and staff, and we proudly showed her how Badger nurses change lives through research, education, and …
School of Nursing Assistant Professor Maichou Lor ’11, MS’12, Cert’14, PhD’17, RN, has been named one of UW–Madison’s Outstanding Women of Color for the 2022-23 year.
Dr. Kristen Abbott-Anderson, an alumna of the UW–Madison School of Nursing, was named the new dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
As our students prepare to contribute to a nursing workforce with an aim to build health equity, they must be aware of and willing to disrupt sources of disparities. To do so, they must be encouraged to recognize, embrace, and trust their capacity to lead and create change. Cultivating a leadership mindset and identity is integral to nursing education. I can proudly say that it is a point of distinction at the SoN.
The class of 1972 reflects on fifty years of nursing service.
Over the course of her 45-year career, Phyllis Clark Jacobs ’65 shaped the landscape of mental health care and psychiatric nursing.
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.
Like magnets, our relationships with one another have the power to attract and repel. That complex network of relationships makes up our organizations’ culture. Health care operations leaders must take care to build up their organization’s culture to harness the invisible, magnetic influences and manage that force to create a high-performing culture.
Three priorities every new nurse manager should establish when starting a new role as a leader in health care operations.