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UR Medicine Admits First Cohort, Expands Tuition-Free Nursing Scholars Program

Tuesday, Jun 06, 2023 — To combat the rising nursing shortage in the region, the University of Rochester Medical Center and School of Nursing have announced an expansion...

UR Nursing Research to Explore Sexual Health, HIV Prevention for Women of Color

Friday, May 26, 2023 — A new UR Nursing study will explore the optimization and uptake of HIV biomedical interventions among communities who are most disproportionately...

UR Nursing Ranks in Top 25 for Best Graduate Schools

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2023 — The University of Rochester School of Nursing has been ranked No. 22 among U.S. nursing schools for its master’s programs, according to...

Pilot Funding Supports UR Nursing Studies on Heart Attack Treatment, Rural Health Literacy

Thursday, Mar 30, 2023 — Two UR Nursing researchers have received seed funding from the UR Clinical & Translational Science Institute for new projects.

PhD Candidate Martez Smith Receives UR Presidential Diversity Award

Friday, Mar 17, 2023 — Martez Smith, a sexual health researcher and social worker who has dedicated his life to HIV care and prevention, is a recipient of the Change...

Alumna Desiree' Branson to Lead Nurse Practitioner Association

Friday, Feb 17, 2023 — A University of Rochester alumna will lead New York's only statewide association of nurse practitioners. She hopes to encourage other NPs to...

Professor Jinjiao Wang Named Co-Editor in Chief of JMIR Aging

Monday, Feb 13, 2023 — University of Rochester nurse-scientist Jinjiao Wang looks forward to serving a broader community as JMIR Aging's new co-editor-in-chief.

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How to get more men into nursing, per 21 male nurses

May 12, 2023 — Stephen Romas '20N was one of 21 male nurses to speak about ways to recruit more men into the profession. Romas is an ICU nurse at Strong Memorial Hospital who is currently pursuing his master's to become an adult-gerontology nurse practitioner.
Becker’s Hospital Review

Critical nursing shortage prompts local organizations to rethink recruiting and retention

May 3, 2023 — Dean Lisa Kitko spoke with Caurie Putnam at RBJ about how the university is dealing with ongoing nursing shortages.
Rochester Business Journal

‘It’s Very Powerful And Fulfilling’

April 30, 2023 — Alumni Dean Viggiano talks about going back to school to become a nurse after a career in tutoring.
In Good Health

Using an inflatable colon to spread awareness about colorectal cancer

March 17, 2023 — Assistant Professor Meghan Underhill-Blazey spoke to 13WHAM about colon cancer screenings and prevention tips during the Wilmot Cancer Institute’s annual inflatable colon exhibit.

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