HS Alumnae Making a Difference in Our Community

Kashpa Khan and Isabella Humphries, two alumnae from UW Bothell’s Health Studies program are working as part of the Patient Engagement and Navigation team at HealthPoint — a nonprofit community health center based in the Greater Seattle area. Khan and Humphries connect patients with the resources they need. Read more about how these Health Studies...

March 19, 2024

Discussing Representation with Nursing Students at Shoreline Community College

“What is representation? What does it mean? Is it important? If so, why?” Niki Kirby, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, and Carley Borgen, MSN, RN, CNE, who are both instructors in the Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program at Shoreline Community College, asked their nursing students. Then, they asked the same questions to the three special guests:...

March 13, 2024

Meet Dalena Nguyen, HS ’25!

Tell us about yourself and what led you to UW Bothell: I am a first-year graduate within my intermediate family. My career goal is to become a physician’s assistant specializing in oncology or medical surgery. I am attending UW Bothell because I believe that it is a great school with many wonderful professors and opportunities! Tell...

March 4, 2024

Linda Eaton: Current Research

Chronic pain is a common and significant problem for cancer survivors long after completing curative treatment. While pharmacological interventions reduce pain, patients may benefit from nonpharmacological interventions such as mind-body therapies. These interventions are safe, accessible, and can be used to self-manage pain; however, research is needed to support the use of these interventions in...

February 26, 2024

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: https://www.uwb.edu/news/2023/11/17/rising-by-lifting-others

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