KIRO 7 Story Features Dr. Iyer

In this article focusing on the mental health crisis in Washington, KIRO 7 consults Dr. Sunita Iyer who reminds of the danger of conflating mental health and criminal activity.

February 15, 2023

Teaching about Culture and Mental Health to Taiwanese Nursing Students

“What is culture? How does culture influence your mental health?” Guest lecturers Dr. Lillian Chen and Dr. Kosuke Niitsu posed these questions to a group of visiting Taiwanese nursing students from the Chang Gung University of Science and Technology (CGUST) in Taiwan. The undergraduate student group is taking part in a program focused on communications...

February 13, 2024

Eaton & White: Mitigating Test Anxiety

SNHS Assistant Professor Linda Eaton and STEM Teaching Professor Bryan White have been studying test anxiety and how to address it. “It’s been really great to have collaboration across schools and leverage our different expertise,” Eaton said. “We look forward to conducting this next study, and hopefully we will have more data and insight to...

December 11, 2023

Meet Amy Thai, HS Student

Amy Thai, Health Studies student, took a few minutes from her busy schedule to answer a few questions for SNHS. Tell us about yourself and what led you to UW Bothell: I am a first generation person in my family to attend college. I have applied to other schools in Washington but I wanted a...

November 29, 2023

MS Student Presents at APHA

Hilleary Nguyen, student in the Master of Science in Community Health & Social Justice program and Health Studies alum, presented at the American Public Health Association conference in November. Hilleary took the time to answer a few questions for us. How did you end up presenting at APHA? Please tell me about your presentation.  I...

November 29, 2023

Shanell Brown (MN) Founds Organization: Shades of Divinity

Shanell Brown, who earned her MN in 2023, has founded Shades of Divinity, a non-profit organization dedicated to alleviating health inequities. Read more about Shanell, her educational experiences, and her plans for the future:

November 29, 2023

Dr. Appel at PCORI Ambassador Dinner

Dr. Hoa Appel was invited to be in a panel at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) annual meeting’s Ambassador dinner in October. The panelists of current Ambassadors, shared their experiences with PCORI’s research and activities. PCORI’s main focus is to partner researchers with patients and community members in research. Dr. Appel is the first faculty...

October 27, 2023

NAMI on Campus

This year marks the second year of a newly formed student club, NAMI On Campus.  Founded in the 2022-2023 Academic Year by Health Studies and Community Psychology students, the work has been carried on by one founding member/officer and 4 new officers.  The enthusiastic and dedicated student officers span numerous programs, including some of our...

October 27, 2023

COIL Course for First-Year Students

This Autumn Quarter two of our Associate Teaching Professors, Maureen “Mo” West and Sunita Iyer, are teaching a course titled “Mental Health & Student Life” to students who are in their very first quarter and first year of their college experience.  This course is exploring how mindfulness, self-awareness, and meditation are important skills to develop...

October 27, 2023

Dr. Kenworthy on Good Morning America

School of Nursing & Health Studies Associate Professor Dr. Nora Kenworthy was interviewed by Good Morning America on October 14, 2023. Mary Lou Retton’s successful crowdfunding campaign has garnered national interest. Dr. Kenworthy discussed crowdfunding and the reasons why so many people turn to it for assistance with medical bills.

October 26, 2023

Kenworthy Quoted in New York Times

Dr. Nora Kenworthy, Assistant Professor, was quoted in a New York Times article about crowdfunding. You can read the article, which discussed crowdfunding medical debt, on the New York Times website.

October 20, 2023