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Faculty and nursing students work with YMCA in Snohomish County

"UW Bothell nursing students work with Karena for their public health practicum – practical experience – at a couple of sites: the Pathways for Women domestic shelter in Lynnwood and Project Reunite at Trinity Place in Lynnwood, for homeless women in recovery, working on reuniting with children who have been removed from the home"

August 15, 2018

Dr. Jerelyn Resnick, Senior Lecturer Emeritus

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."

August 15, 2018

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

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."

August 14, 2018

Accessing the global: New models for study abroad

“I believe that any investment we make in another country is of benefit to us, because of the way we are connected globally.” — Mabel Ezeonwu, associate professor, School of Nursing & Health Studies, UW Bothell

August 14, 2018

News on retirement-Linda Bale

Dean Dworkin's gratitude to SNHS staff member Linda Bale, MN Advisor "Linda Bale has worked for 28 years at University of Washington (Seattle and Bothell campuses) to support students and programs. I am saddened to now share that she is retiring as of July 6. This is a huge loss for the University of Washington System, for Bothell, and for the School of Nursing and Health Studies in particular. For the last 12 years, we in SNHS have had the honor of working with Linda, as the advisor of the MN program. Linda has brought such a warm, robust and meticulous dedication and commitment to her work, whether she was focused on direct advising and managing of the MN program, developing program capacity to serve more students, or coordinating and assessing curricula, among many other critical tasks. She has worked tirelessly for all of these years, contributing to the success of the newly created MN program at UWB in 2002 and then navigating program expansion…

August 8, 2018

Congratulations to our mentor award recipients

"Jody is an associate professor in the School of Nursing & Health Studies who views the student-faculty relationship as reciprocal and synergetic; they learn from each other. Most notably, she is helping the campus peer health educators with a health and wellness survey, participating in research to rehabilitate stroke patients and guiding students studying the use of mobile phones in promoting health. She co-authors papers and presentations with students, and has seen some become professors and mentors themselves."

August 8, 2018

Finding One’s Own Voice

"...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.

August 8, 2018

MN degree lights new path for cancer nurse

"​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."

August 8, 2018