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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.

Group at ENRS Conference

PhD Students, Faculty Represent UR Nursing at ENRS Scientific Sessions

Thursday, Mar 23, 2023 — A team of PhD students and faculty represented the University of Rochester School of Nursing at the Eastern Nursing Research Society's (ENRS) 2023 Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia on March 23 and 24. 

Martez Smith

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 Maker Award

Photo of Professor Jinjiao Wang next to a window, wearing a dark blue and white striped dress.

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.

Photo of Natalie LeBlanc and Chen Zhang with the World AIDS Day logo on a red and tan background

World AIDS Day 2022: UR Nursing HIV Researchers Share Their Latest Knowledge

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022 — In honor of World AIDS Day 2022, School of Nursing HIV and sexual health researchers share their latest research findings and knowledge.

Wonkyung accepts an award at the School of Nursing auditorium.

MS-PhD Student Wonkyung Chang Receives U.S. Dept. of Health Fellowship

Monday, Nov 14, 2022 — MS-PhD student Wonkyung Chang aims to improve mental health outcomes among minority populations through her research and practice as a psychiatric nurse.

Ann Leonhardt-Caprio

UR Nursing Professor, Alum Earns American Heart Association Award

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2022 — Ann Leonhardt-Caprio has been named the recipient of the American Heart Association (AHA) Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing’s 2022 Stroke Article of the Year Award.

Marie Flannery, PhD Program Director

Marie Flannery to Direct UR Nursing PhD Program

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2022 — Marie Flannery, PhD, RN, has been named director of the University of Rochester School of Nursing’s PhD program, succeeding longtime director Bethel Powers, PhD, RN, FSAA, FGSA, who is retiring in July. “Assuming the position of director of the PhD program is an honor,” said Flannery.

Sukardi Suba, PhD, RN, CNS

SON Postdoc Honored with Distinguished Dissertation Award

Thursday, Jun 9, 2022 — Sukardi Suba, a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Rochester School of Nursing, was recently recognized with the 2022 Distinguished Dissertation Award in Nursing from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Nursing. His dissertation was selected based on the criteria for its distinctive scholarliness, innovation, and important contribution of the dissertation to the discipline of nursing.

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Underhill-Blazey Receives Provost's Furth Fund Award

Wednesday, Jun 1, 2022 — Meghan Underhill-Blazey, an assistant professor at the University of Rochester School of Nursing, was recently selected to receive the Valerie and Frank Furth Fund Award. The Furth Fund, administered by the Office of the Provost, provides awards up to $12,500 to help foster the development of promising scientists in the natural and biological sciences.

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Yang Yu Receives AWHONN Novice Researcher Award

Friday, May 27, 2022 — Yang Yu, PhD, MPH, an assistant professor at the University of Rochester School of Nursing, has been selected to receive the Every Woman, Every Baby Novice Researcher Award from the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN).

Mitchell Wharton, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CNS

Wharton Co-Authors Article on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Academic Nursing

Monday, Feb 28, 2022 — Achieving equity within health care starts with the increase of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) practitioners in academic 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.

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

School of Nursing to Host Events During National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Monday, Feb 5, 2018 — The Western New York Comprehensive Care Center for Eating Disorders and the University of Rochester School of Nursing are hosting a series of events during National Eating Disorders Awareness week (Feb. 25 - March 3).

Kathi Heffner

Heffner Selected for Emerging Leaders in Aging Scholars Program

Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018 — Kathi Heffner, PhD, associate professor in the University of Rochester School of Nursing and the Department of Psychiatry, was among a select group of scholars chosen to participate in a yearlong national geriatric leadership development program.

A New Vision for Eye Care in India

A New Vision for Eye Care in India | University of Rochester School of Nursing

Monday, Mar 23, 2015 — A New Vision for Eye Care in India

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