University of Iowa College of Nursing Associate Professor Stephanie Gilbertson-White is one of 11 nurse scientists accepted to the inaugural cohort of the Betty Irene Moore Fellowships for Nurse Leaders and Innovators.
When Lucy Bucket saw New York getting hit hard, she knew where she had to go to help.
By Tom Snee | UI Office of Strategic Communication | 6-17-2020
Lucy Bucket wanted to be a part of history. As a nurse, that meant she knew where she had to be as COVID-19 spread across America this spring.
As a doctoral student in nursing at the University of Iowa, Elyse Laures is studying pain assessment in children who are sick. She hopes to decrease their lengths of stay in pediatric intensive care units and expedite their healing.
By Sara Epstein Moninger | UI Office of Strategic Communication | 5-26-2020
Nurse anesthetist mobilized to NYC to assist in COVID-19 response
By Maj. Michael Meyer | Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System | 5-12-2020
As the nation celebrated National Nurses Week in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the crisis has magnified the critical role nurses, both civilian and military, play in the battle against the virus.
Isabella Penniston never thought she would be performing research as an undergraduate in the College of Nursing. But several research experiences opened her eyes to new possibilities in her chosen career.
By Emily Nelson | UI Office of Strategic Communication | 5-7-2020
As a child, Isabella Penniston would tell people she wanted to be a scientist when she grew up.
Professor Barbara Rakel has been selected to receive a 2019-2020 Regents Award for Faculty Excellence. This accolade is one of the University of Iowa’s highest honors for faculty achievement.
It has been well documented for many weeks that New York City is quantifiably the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, with more than 118,000 confirmed cases and nearly 11,000 deaths.
Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists (SRNAs) play a significant role in our nation’s health care system, particularly in rural settings where they work alongside Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and often serve as the community’s only option for administering anesthesia during medical procedures. In Iowa, for example, CRNAs are the sole provider of all anesthesia services in 88 of 117 community hospitals in the state.
Associate Professor Sandra Daack-Hirsch has led a storied career in nursing research, predominately focusing on genetic counseling and the care of children and families who have congenital disorders. More specifically, Dr. Daack-Hirsch studies how family health history influences people’s ideas about their personal health risk, as well as how family members communicate health risk for inherited diseases.
By Howard K. Butcher | Journal of Gerontological Nursing