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National Nurses Week Flyer with Heart

Join the UR School of Nursing in Celebrating National Nurses Week

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2024 — The University of Rochester School of Nursing is hosting and supporting a series of events throughout the week to recognize and celebrate National Nurses Week. The celebration begins on May 6 and ends on May 12.

John Eaves, MBA

John Eaves Named UR Nursing’s Associate Dean of Finance & Operations

Monday, Feb 5, 2024 — John Eaves, MBA, a finance leader with more than 10 years of experience at the University, has been appointed associate dean for finance and operations at the University of Rochester School of Nursing. Eaves has been serving as interim associate dean since September.

Center for Employee Wellness sign

Beyond Biometrics: The Impact of UR Medicine Employee Wellness

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2024 — Cheryl Ellenwood had always gotten good results from her biometric health screenings. So when her numbers rose to concerning levels despite what she considered to be a decent diet and exercise regimen, she turned to UR Medicine Employee Wellness. The nurse-led program provides services to more than 63,000 employees in 83 organizations in Western New York.

Recovery Houses, UR Nursing and CCHP team members gather outside a historic red brick house on Alphonse St. in Rochester.

Recovery Houses Partnership Aims to Advance Addiction Research, Health Outcomes

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2023 — Nursing and public health researchers are aiming to improve recovery, sexual health, and mental health outcomes through research on sober living facilities.

Assistant Professor Dee Dee Rutigliano leads an exercise with East High scholars in one of the School of Nursing's simulation suites.

From High School to Health Care: East High Partnership Creates Pathway for Teens

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2023 — A collaboration with East High is introducing Rochester teens to the possibilities within a nursing career and expanding diversity in the health care workforce.

Kristina Santory, an instructor in the ABSN program

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

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2023 — To combat the rising nursing shortage in the region, the University of Rochester Medical Center and School of Nursing have announced an expansion of their pioneering UR Nursing Scholars Program.

Group photo of RBNA award winners

UR Nursing Alumni, Faculty Win Local, National Black Nurses Association Awards

Monday, Jul 25, 2022 — School of Nursing students, alumni, and faculty earned awards from the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) and its Rochester chapter (RBNA).

Nurse practitioner student Mary Starks talks with a standardized patient during an OSCE (objective structured clinical examination), while her instructors look on.

A Worthy Faux: Simulation Events Create Powerful Learning Environment

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2022 — "So far, it’s the most realistic education we’ve gotten in the program,” Sean Goonan, RN, BS, OCN, a 2021 adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner graduate, said after participating in his first Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). “In my opinion, it’s almost the equivalent of walking into a real patient’s room for the first time.”

Eastman Theatre photo

Rochester Mayor Malik Evans to Speak at UR Nursing Diploma Ceremony

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 — Rochester Mayor Malik Evans will be the keynote speaker at the University of Rochester School of Nursing diploma ceremony on Saturday, May 14 at Kodak Hall in Eastman Theatre. More than 380 students across the school’s bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs will be honored at the ceremony, which kicks off at noon.

Alumni, pictured here with Dean Kathy Rideout, were honored at the 2022 Dean's Diamond Circle dinner (left to right): Kathy Hiltunen, Mary-Therese Dombeck, Sally Ellis Fletcher, Kim Urbach. Not pictured: Jacquelyn Campbell and Elizabeth Marie Nolan.

UR School of Nursing Honors Alumni, Donors at Dean's Diamond Circle Dinner

Friday, Apr 29, 2022 — The University of Rochester School of Nursing recognized donors and honored six alumni with awards at the Dean’s Diamond Circle dinner at Monroe Golf Club on April 8. Award recipients include: Jacquelyn Campbell, Sally Ellis Fletcher, Kathy Hiltunen, Kim Urbach, Elizabeth Marie Nolan, and Mary-Therese Dombeck.

Amy DeMott

DeMott Named Director of Passport Health

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018 — Amy DeMott, an experienced clinical program manager and health care administrator, was recently named director of Passport Health at the University of Rochester School of Nursing.

Sandhya Seshadri hugs Jean Clark during an ENGOAL class

ENGOAL Program: Crossing Boundaries and Making Strides

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 — Halfway through their collaborative two-year program, University of Rochester researchers and community stakeholders are making strides in crossing boundaries and educating older Rochester adults about active participation in projects with geriatrics health researchers.

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