News from School of Nursing & Health Studies
Join two UW Bothell faculty members in recognizing the vital role nurses and midwives have in providing health services.
December 18, 2020
CBS News interviewed SNHS lecturer Justin Gill for a segment about, "US Hospitalization Rates Reach All-Time High." Gill is an SNHS alum, as well as instructor.
December 9, 2020
The School Nurse Organization of Washington announced Tessa McIlraith, BSN '13, as 2020 State School Nurse of the Year.
December 4, 2020
SNHS recently led a tri-campus UW event in honor of the International Year of the Nurse and Midwives. It was titled “Nursing Leadership in the COVID Era” and featured 3 members of the SNHS Health Care Advisory Board.
November 9, 2020
Assistant professor Linda Eaton is studying the effectiveness of hypnosis recordings in managing chronic pain in cancer survivors.
October 23, 2020
SNHS is proud to announce Jarick Huliganga is the recipient of the 2020 Outstanding Scholar Award. Huliganga received his BSN from SNHS in 2004 and his MN in 2020.
October 23, 2020
While still a student, BSN alum Avery Montes De Oca worked as an emergency room nurse at EvergreenHealth and as a travel nurse in Elmhurst. EvergreenHealth, in Kirkland, WA, is the hospital where many nursing home patients were treated in March for COVID-19. When Elmhurst, in Queens, NY, sent out a call for nurses as the coronavirus began to spike, Montes De Oca answered.
September 25, 2020
George Ahearn, BSN '00, founded EastWest Food Rescue, bringing food that would have gone to waste in Eastern Washington to distribute to local food banks. In cooperation with community partners, EastWest Food Rescue has saved over 6,800,000 pounds of food and served more than 1,500,00 meals.
September 14, 2020
The UW School of Nursing has been selected as the first academic partner in the United States to bestow the Queen Silvia Nursing Award (QSNA) for dementia care. Practicing registered nurses who have graduated from any of the three University of Washington nursing programs (UW Seattle, UW Bothell, or UW Tacoma) with a bachelor’s of science in nursing degree and current UW undergraduate student nurses may apply for the scholarship online through November 6, 2020. *Applications must include an idea or solution to addressing COVID-19 challenges in healthcare environment and special merit will be given for submissions that focus on the well-being of elderly and dementia-diagnosed communities.*
September 4, 2020
Robin Fleming, SNHS Lecturer, led students in their Population-Based Health in Community Practice course to work with the Northshore School District on researching the impact of COVID on re-opening K-12 schools.
August 31, 2020