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Read more about the UR School of Nursing in education, research, and clinical news from the past year.

NURSING Magazine: Health Care Hero

Monday, February 22, 2021 — Jose Perpignan ’16N waited in front of his computer for an interview to begin one October morning, completely unaware he was moments away from winning a life-changing amount of money. On live TV. The popular morning show “Live ...

University of Rochester School of Nursing Remains Top 30 In NIH Funding

Monday, February 22, 2021 — The University of Rochester School of Nursing remains in the top 30 in the annual rankings of research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The UR School of Nursing ranks 29th in research support from the NIH for the fiscal year ...

YOTN Year-end Video

Friday, February 19, 2021

URMC to Launch New Brain Aging Research Center

Thursday, February 04, 2021 — The University of Rochester Medical Center is launching a new center to study the relationship between emotional well-being and dementia-related diseases, such as Alzheimer’s. Ample research has uncovered links between emotional ...

School of Nursing Renames Research Support Office in Memory of Harriet Kitzman

Monday, February 01, 2021 — The University of Rochester School of Nursing has renamed its Center for Research Support in memory of Harriet Kitzman, PhD, RN, FAAN. The area will now be known as the Harriet J. Kitzman Center for Research Support. The move is a fitting tribute ...

URMC Research Provides New Insights into Relationship Between Tau Protein and Cognitive Decline

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 — A study by University of Rochester Medical Center researchers provides new insights into the relationship between Alzheimer’s disease pathology and cognitive decline. In a paper titled “Longitudinal stability of medial ...

School of Nursing Elevates Wharton to Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 — Mitchell J. Wharton, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CNS, an accomplished educator, researcher, and clinician, has been named associate dean for equity and inclusion at the University of Rochester School of Nursing, pending approval by the ...

Deep Roots: UR Nursing Researcher Receives Grant to Cultivate Healthy Eating Habits for Local Migrant Workers

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 — A leading researcher at the University of Rochester School of Nursing is aiming to improve the nutrition of the people who help put healthy food on our tables. Karen Stein, PhD, RN, FAAN, UR School of Nursing’s Ruth Miller Brody and ...

Nursing News 2020 Report

Wednesday, January 06, 2021 — As we look forward to new beginnings, let’s remember the events that made 2020 one of the most memorable years in the University of Rochester School of Nursing’s history.