Nursing News


A statement from University at Buffalo School of Nursing on the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.


The UB School of Dental Medicine will welcome hundreds of Western New York children who lack access to dental care to receive free oral health care, hearing and vision exams, and other health services. 


Participants in the Aging Innovation Challenge developed prototype products and hacked the issues that aging New Yorkers face every day.


Community Health Equity Research Institute brings together community partners and faculty, students from 10 UB schools to improve health of underserved neighborhoods.

Congratulations to Bikash Regmi, FNP, UB SON PhD student, who was recently honored with the 2019 Excellency in Healthcare - Heart of Healthcare award presented by Bankers Healthcare Group. This award honors volunteers in the health care field who make a positive impact and change for people they have contact with on a regular basis.
This Veterans Day, we honor nurse and Navy Veteran Captain Anita C. Bacher, University at Buffalo School of Nursing baccalaureate class of 1986 and master’s in nursing administration class of 1992. This is just a brief view into her many years of service.

UB receives $1.38 million grant to develop teen-driven, anti-bullying program centered on bystander intervention.


A mother’s warmth and acceptance toward her teenagers may help prevent those children from being in an abusive relationship later in life, even if her own marriage is contentious, according to a new University at Buffalo study.


Nursing students participated in Missouri's Community Action Poverty Simulation, which “promotes a greater understanding of poverty.”


This year the UB SON had two nursing students, three faculty and two staff members attend the 43rd IntNSA Annual Educational Conference.

Susan Grinslade, PhD, RN, PHN-CS, BC, clinical professor in the University at Buffalo School of Nursing, was selected as the 2019 Distinguished Alumna of Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing.

This year’s Rising Seniors Pinning Ceremony took place on Friday, September 20, 2019. This ceremony marks a milestone in the student’s journey as they complete the final year of their undergraduate studies and enter the nursing profession. 


Sexual minority women are more likely to smoke cigarettes when drinking alcohol than heterosexual women, according to new University at Buffalo research.


During this year’s Rising Seniors Pinning Ceremony, for the first time, students from UB SON were recipients of The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.


Flavor, safety and family attitude toward vaping are among the greatest factors influencing teenage perception of e-cigarettes, new University at Buffalo research finds.


Yu-Ping Chang, Patricia H. and Richard E. Garman Endowed Professor in the UB School of Nursing, has been named a fellow in the International Academy of Addictions Nursing within the International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA).


Kafuli Agbemenu, assistant professor in the UB School of Nursing, has been named one of the first recipients of the Changemakers in Family Planning grant awards from the Society of Family Planning.


Nursing professor and volunteer firefighter Joann Sands is putting students on the front lines of disaster response care.


The University at Buffalo School of Nursing has received a $1.35 million grant to increase the number of behavioral health professionals treating opioid and other substance use disorders in Western New York.