Nursing News

Suzanne Dickerson, DNS, RN, professor and biobehavioral health and clinical sciences department chair, has been named chair of the President’s Review Board (PRB). 

The Fall Interprofessional Forum tackled a topic that organizers say is a textbook example of a situation that requires a collaborative approach.


A new University at Buffalo study has shown that HIV testing among transgender adults was higher in those who identified as female, were African-American or Hispanic, or had a history of incarceration.


The University at Buffalo School of Nursing and Catholic Health System’s Sisters of Charity Hospital have been awarded the 2017 American Association of Colleges of Nursing Exemplary Academic-Practice Partnership Award.

Two grants focusing on reproductive health in vulnerable populations have been awarded to Kafuli Agbemenu, PhD, MPH, RN, CTN-A, assistant professor in the School of Nursing
Sharon Hewner, PhD, RN, associate professor, UB School of Nursing, has been named a co-investigator for an ongoing NIH/NINR grant titled, “Peer-Led Asthma Self-Management for Adolescents (PLASMA).” Hyekyun Rhee, PhD, RN, PNP, FAAN, professor and endowed chair of nursing science at the University of Rochester, is the principle investigator on this multisite study.
According to the third quarter NCLEX-RN results, UB School of Nursing’s 2017 traditional program graduates earned a remarkable 97.06 percent pass rate on the certification examination. The 2017 cohort of ABS graduates also secured an excellent pass rate of 93.48 percent.
University at Buffalo School of Nursing faculty member Deborah Raines has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN).

Yu-Ping Chang, PhD, associate professor and associate dean for research and scholarship in the University at Buffalo School of Nursing, was named the first School of Nursing Patricia H. and Richard E. Garman Professor.


The University at Buffalo has received a $1.92 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to expand the behavioral health workforce in underserved communities and combat the opioid epidemic in Western New York.