School of Nursing and Health Studies


Nursing students ask: Ready for a disaster?

Karen Bowman

Lecturer Dr. Bowman teaches BNURS 424 Population-Based Health in Community Practice, summer quarter 2018 works with Registered Nurses (RN) who are pursing their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. The students surveyed covered 17 zones designated by the city of Bothell's Emergency Preparedness Department.

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Dr. Jerelyn Resnick, Senior Lecturer Emeritus

Professor Jerelyn Resnick

Congratulating Dr. Jerelyn Resnick on retirement and recognition of her teaching legacy at UWB. 

Dean Dworkin shares, "Dr. Jerelyn Resnick has worked tirelessly as a faculty member at UWB for 18 years, supporting students and the UWB campus. Given her history of inspiring and generous dedication, I am sad to tell you that she is retiring as of September 1, 2018. Her last day at work will be on August, 22, 2018. The news of her retirement is softened by the fact that Jerelyn will continue to teach with us on a part-time basis in the coming year(s) as Professor Dr. Jerelyn Resnick will be Senior Lecturer Emeritus." 


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Gerald J. Baldasty congratulating Mabel Ezeonwu, associate professor, School of Nursing & Health Studies, UW Bothell

Professor Mabel Ezeonwu

Before Gerald J. Baldasty said his retirement goodbyes, he invited all of us to congratulate Mabel Ezeonwu Associate Professor School of Nursing and Health Studies UW Bothell for her outstanding work and dedication to her contribution to a global learning featured in the Provost Report, The Husky Experience as a Global Experience. 

He says, "I applaud Mabel's work to partner with the Seattle-based non-profit Guatemala Village Health (GVH) to launch the 12 credit cross-disciplinary course, "Global Health Promotion: Health Services Delivery in Resource-Poor Settings." Together with the UW students, GVH can provide care at unprecedented scale in Guatemala. Mabel's leadership has also ensured that this program is feasible for working students by meeting the Nursing program's core requirements in a convenient hybrid course format, combining online and classroom coursework with field work and team building activities." 


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Finding One's Own Voice

Dennise Lopez and Victoria Breckwich Vasquez

"...Know what you know and care about the person, care about what you know and care about the person you're sharing with." Maya Angelou 

Professor Victoria Breckwich Vasquez and Dennise Lopez share a mentorship bond through SNHS Health Studies Latinx Health and Culture class, which grew into more opportunities for Dennise. 

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MN degree lights new path for cancer nurse

Arlyce Coumar in the middle and her family next to her

"​Coumar received the School of Nursing & Health Studies’ Distinguished Scholar Award at graduation in June. She’s now looking for a bigger role in promoting nursing professionalism and global health. The master’s helped clarify the path." 

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