Nursing News

9/1/19
Rebecca J. McCormick-Boyle, retired U.S. Navy Nurse Corps rear admiral and commander and UB School of Nursing alumna, was awarded a SUNY Honorary Doctorate in Science at the School of Nursing’s 2019 commencement ceremony on May 17. The doctorate was presented by University at Buffalo President Satish Tripathi. McCormick-Boyle also delivered the School’s commencement address.
9/1/19
You may have already heard of Charnelle Lewis – but if not, you will soon.
9/1/19
Escape rooms have reached the college classroom. To improve teamwork and communication between nursing and pharmacy students, the University at Buffalo School of Nursing and School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences have turned to the popular, mystery-themed game for interprofessional training.
9/1/19
A nurse’s world revolves around the care of others. But who cares for the nurse? In nursing school, students learn how to provide patient-centered care, but their education is often lacking the elements of self-care and mindfulness – a practice that may aid in preventing burnout.
9/1/19
“IPE” is becoming one of the most important acronyms in health care – but what is it?
9/1/19
Two nursing students joined an interdisciplinary team that traveled to Ghana in 2019 to provide medical care for the local communities. The team set up a clinic and administered care for hundreds of people, many of whom walked five miles to visit. Kwasi Adusei, DNP ’19, says, “There is always work to be done, but even if you can make a person’s life better, just for one day, it could be the moment of hope that transforms their lives, but never as much as that moment of hope can transform your own.”
9/1/19
African refugee women experience healthier pregnancies than women born in the United States, despite receiving less prenatal care, found a recent University at Buffalo study.
9/1/19
Nurses are crucial in disaster and emergency response
9/1/19
Nearly 110,000 New Yorkers are diagnosed with cancer each year – with about 35,000 annual deaths attributed to the disease, cancer is the second leading cause of death in the state. The cancer incidence rate in New York is the fourth highest in the nation.
9/1/19
Embracing a global perspective is often a result of first-hand, transformative experiences – and that is the case with Molli Oldenburg, DNP, FNP-C, clinical assistant professor and UB School of Nursing’s first global initiatives coordinator.
9/1/19
Smaller than a minor or certificate, a microcredential program provides students with credit-bearing opportunities to gain relevant workforce skills – such as intercultural fluency, collaboration, critical thinking and leadership – without the financial and time commitments of a degree. Students earn digital badges, which are clickable images that house information validating their newly acquired skills. These dynamic credentials can be shared on social media, digital resumes and e-portfolios.
9/1/19
Immigration, migration, air travel, internet, social media, cell phones – these and many other factors continue to make our world more interconnected than ever before. As national and physical geographical boundaries diminish in power to separate populations, other mountainous borders and barriers have emerged – economics, politics, culture, ideology, education – that present new challenges for quality of life and health.
9/1/19
It has been a very exciting and productive year for the School of Nursing.
9/1/19
Many of us are familiar with this old adage, ourselves often chanting it as children on the playground, the school bus, the cafeteria.
9/1/19
University at Buffalo researchers received a $2.2 million grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research to conduct one of the first studies on the effectiveness of behavioral therapy in treating insomnia among cancer survivors.
9/1/19
Our school is a place of transformative learning and stellar classroom education. Faculty and staff continue to evolve and grow in the increasingly tech-savvy academic and health care arenas, answering the call to flourish in this interconnected world.
8/20/19

Researchers in the University at Buffalo School of Nursing have received two grants totaling more than $260,000 to develop interventions that help young adults quit smoking and improve sleep among people with multiple sclerosis.

8/19/19
Since 1969, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) has worked tirelessly to maintain its role as the leading catalyst for excellence and innovation in nursing education, research, and practice.
8/19/19

The UB SON is among 50 schools of nursing across the U.S. to be selected by The Arnold P. Gold Foundation (APGF) and the American Association of Colleges for Nursing (AACN) for funding for white coat type ceremonies.