Clinical Assistant Professor Laurie Connors and Assistant
Professor Jessica Castner recently graduated from the 2015 National
Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) Summer Genetics Institute
(SGI), which was held June 1 to 26 on the National Institutes of
Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, Maryland.
All 15 students in the first cohort of 2015 DNP Nurse
Anesthetist graduates who sat for the national certification exam
offered by the National Board of Certification and Recertification
of Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA) passed on their first attempt. Their
success is a testament to the dedication and quality of our
students, faculty and community partners.
Joining Forces-UB is a collaborative effort between the
School of Nursing and the School of Social Work to educate graduate
nurses and social workers about the physical and mental health
needs of military veterans and their families. DNP students
are offered the opportunity to focus on military culture and
population-focused care through coursework and clinical
Sigma Theta Tau International is the honor society of nursing
committed to fostering excellence, scholarship and leadership in
nursing to improve health care worldwide. The Society promotes the
use of nursing research in health care delivery and makes its
resources available to all people and institutions interested in
the latest knowledge in nursing care.
We are happy to present the 2014 edition of our annual magazine
UBNursing. This issue features stories on building our
global initiative, sleep research and partnerships; student news;
alumni spotlights, events and class notes; and what is new and
noteworthy in the SON. Enjoy this issue and send any information,
comments, news or updates to UBNursingAlumni@buffalo.edu.