Nursing News

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

A weeklong mission to a refugee camp in Greece was a transforming experience for some UB dental and nursing students, and faculty.

Carleara Weiss, PhDc, is the recipient of a Mentor-Mentee Award from the Sleep Research Society. Her mentor for this award is Helen Burgess, PhD, Director of the Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory at Rush University, Chicago. Burgess' work examines sleep and circadian rhythms in many clinical disorders with emphasis on how sleep and circadian treatments, including light treatment, can be used to improve health and reduce disease burden.
Pamela Paplham, Family Nurse Practitioner Program coordinator and clinical assistant professor, and Tammy Austin-Ketch assistant dean for MS/DNP Programs and clinical professor, were published in the August 2017 issue of “Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation.”
Associate Professor Deborah Raines, along with recent UBSON graduate Caitlin Lim (BS ’17, RN), were published in the July 2017 issue of “Neonatal Network.” The article, “The Infant Born to a Woman with Gestational Diabetes,” discusses “the role of the mother-baby nursing in the care of neonates born to women with gestational diabetes.”
Professor Cynthia Stuhlmiller was published for her work “Population Health Outcomes of a Student-Led Free Health Clinic for an Underserved Population: A Naturalistic Study” in the July 2017 issue of “Journal of Community Health.”
Assistant Professor Sharon Hewner and nursing PhD student Suzanne Sullivan appeared in “eGems” for their work “Integrating Social Determinants of Health into Primary Care Clinical and Informational Workflow During Care Transitions.”
Several UB School of Nursing faculty members traveled to Dublin, Ireland, for Sigma Theta Tau International’s (STTI) 28 International Research Congress in July.

The University at Buffalo School of Nursing has received more than $2.4 million in funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to increase access to mental health care and substance abuse treatment among American Indian communities in Western New York.

Ellen Volpe, assistant professor and researcher in the School of Nursing, died June 8 in in a car accident on the Thruway. She was 45.