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Alumni Spotlight: Evelyn Santos is Breaking Barriers in Mental Health Care

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2023 — As lead nurse at the Lazos Fuertes Clinic and a UR Nursing alumna, Santos is a champion of health equity for Rochester's Hispanic and Latino...

US News & World Report Ranks UR Nursing Undergraduate Programs # 23 in the Nation

Monday, Sep 18, 2023 — The University of Rochester School of Nursing’s bachelor’s-level programs are number 23 in the nation according to the 2024 U.S. News...

Antipsychotics Are Likely Overprescribed Among Home Health Care Patients with Dementia, UR Nursing Study Says

Friday, Sep 15, 2023 — A School of Nursing-led study finds that antipsychotics are likely overprescribed for seniors with dementia in home health care. The side effects...

Chen Zhang Recognized as ANAC's Researcher of the Year

Thursday, Sep 07, 2023 — Zhang's latest work, which she will present at the 2023 ANAC conference, focuses on the impacts of structural racism on Black/African...

NIH Fogarty-Funded Study Seeks to Boost HIV Self-Testing, Reduce Stigma for Men in Ghana

Thursday, Sep 07, 2023 — The three-year study will focus on the feasibility of the "Many Men, Many Voices" intervention to improve HIV outcomes among young men in...

Student Spotlight: Erin Sabo Educates, Empowers Future Nurses

Monday, Aug 21, 2023 — Teaching undergraduate nursing clinicals helped Erin Sabo uncover a passion for teaching. Now, she's pursuing a master's in nursing...

Meet Our New Faculty: Sukardi Suba Looks to Data Science to Advance Cardiac Care Delivery

Thursday, Aug 17, 2023 — As an expert in electrocardiography, Suba looks forward to utilizing his nursing and data science skills to innovate cardiac care delivery.

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University of Rochester program trains more nurses, addresses nursing shortage

July 13, 2023 — Dean Lisa Kitko and incoming student Jillian Kelly spoke to BestColleges about the new UR Nursing Scholars Program, and its role in addressing the national nursing shortage and removing barriers to a nursing education.

Nursing schools incorporate VR modules to better simulate clinical settings

July 10, 2023 — Professors Kaitlyn Burke and Tara Serwetnyk discuss their pilot of Wolters Kluwer Health’s vrClinicals for Nursing, a virtual reality learning program that prepares nursing students for real-life challenges.
Healthcare Innovation

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

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