April 2016

NHS Faculty Member, Maureen West, Appointed to WWU Board of Trustees

Western Washington University, in Bellingham, WA,  is governed by an eight-member Board of Trustees.  One NHS faculty member, Maureen West, has been selected to serve on this Board through September of 2021.

 

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Alumni Update: Eleanor Marsh Trujillo, Nursing

Eleanor Marsh Trujillo, UWB Nursing alum, is one of this year's outstanding nurses honored at the UW Seattle School of Nursing's annual Nurses Recognition Banquet.  Eleanor has been awarded the Distinguished Diversity Advocate Award.

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Butch de Castro Awarded Five Year Grant

Dr. Butch de Castro, Associate Professor of the UW Bothell School of Nursing & Health Studies, along with collaborators at the UCLA School of Public Health and the University of San Carlos Office of Population Studies (Cebu, Philippines), have been awarded a five-year grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development of the National Institutes of Health to study obesity risk in the context of international migration.  

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Alumni Update: Aimee Desrochers, Health Studies

Aimee Desrochers graduated from the Health Studies program at University of Washington Bothell in 2014. Since graduation she has worked as a Volunteer Research Assistant at VillageReach gaining a better understanding of sustainable health systems development. 

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