Nursing News


UB nursing PhD student Misol Kwon offers some tips for getting a good night's rest during the pandemic.


Twenty-one faculty have been named recipients of Exceptional Scholar and Teaching Innovation Awards.

Joy Feldman’s older brother Jimmie was, she thinks, everybody’s favorite of the four siblings. He certainly was her favorite. Handsome, energetic, authentic, sensitive, smart, honest­ — Jimmie made fun happen, just by being present.

When she’s not at the clinic, Student Health Services nurse practitioner Theresa Betz can be found at her sewing machine.


Tristan Lynn and Joseph Crane have formed a tight bond through the shared experience of treating COVID-19 patients.

This past winter, two students and two faculty members from the School of Nursing traveled over 5,000 miles from Buffalo to Accra, the capital and largest city of Ghana.
Grace Dean, PhD, RN, associate professor in the University at Buffalo School of Nursing, has accepted an invitation from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Center for Scientific Review to join the Clinical Management of Patients in Community-Based Settings study section as a standing member for the term beginning July 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2024.

The School of Nursing project aims to integrate mental health and substance abuse treatment in primary care clinics in rural communities.


Family caregivers' fatigue and sleep problems are common symptoms, but are underrecognized and unmanaged, according to results of a new study led by nursing professor Yu-Ping Chang.

Beth Nicastro and Katie Schueler, adjunct faculty who both teach undergraduate nursing clinicals for UB students, teamed up with community members to sew 300 masks for health care workers and DePaul, a non-profit organization that offers a range of services that include addiction prevention, residential mental health, senior living and other support programs.

We echo the cry of health care professionals and organizations across the nation: Racism is a public health crisis.

As a community of students, educators, scientists, staff members and healthcare providers committed to improving human health by all measures, we are outraged by the brutal death of George Floyd, an unarmed African American man, in Minneapolis last week. We share the tremendous pain, grief and anger in our community.
When concerns of COVID-19 first emerged in our country, many people were afraid of what it would mean for their own health and safety. But those fears dear did not stop two students in UB School of Nursing’s critical care pathway from specifically requesting an intensive care unit (ICU) for their clinical rotations.

Suzanne Sullivan will use the funding to develop approaches to prepare Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers to make end-of-life decisions.

During winter session, School of Nursing 2020 DNP graduate Andrew Burns, BSN, RN, CCRN, traveled alongside a team of healthcare professionals on a medical mission trip to San Pedro de Macorís, a municipality in the Dominican Republic.

A meeting in a Rite Aid parking lot secures the School of Nursing hundreds of surgical masks for its students.


A first-generation high school and college graduate, an Afghan interpreter for U.S. soldiers and a cancer survivor who will embark upon a career in nursing hope to inspire others.


A loving German shepherd brings a UB nursing student purpose and a lesson for coping with the COVID-19 crisis.

Congratulations to our 2020 UB School of Nursing award recipients!
Among all of the changes in response to UB’s transition to online learning, the Graduate Nurse Organization was left with a unique opportunity to give back to the school.