Carolyn Farrell, MS ‘84, BS ‘71, knew she wanted to earn a master’s degree in genetic counseling. But there were only six such programs across the U.S. — with the closest in the New York City area. Given her life in Buffalo with three young children, she knew none of those programs were feasible. So she created one for herself.
Here at UB School of Nursing, we have three nursing student organizations: the Multicultural Nursing Student Organization, Undergraduate Nursing Student Organization and Graduate Nurse Organization. We spoke with each organization’s president to discuss the purpose of each organization and their leadership goals for the school year.
The American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA) has awarded Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Cheryl A. Spulecki of the University at Buffalo School of Nursing the designation of Fellow of the AANA (FAANA) – a recognized hallmark of leadership and professionalism in the profession and science of nurse anesthesiology.
UB School of Nursing PhD student Samantha Auerbach was co-author on a study, “Validation of the short-form reproductive coercion scale with Appalachian women,” that was recently published in Contraception, an international reproductive health journal.
Pamela Paplham, DNP, AOCNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, clinical professor and assistant dean for MS/DNP programs at the UB School of Nursing, will be inducted into the American Academy of Nurses (AAN) 2021 Class of Fellows. This honor is among the most prestigious milestones in a nurse leader’s career.
The Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia (COA) has granted continued accreditation to University at Buffalo School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse Anesthetist Program for 10 years, the maximum accreditation status a program can achieve.
School of Nursing Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies Catherine M. Mann, EdD, RN, CNS, CNE, was selected to participate in the 2021-2022 cohort of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Elevating Leaders in Academic Nursing Program (ELAN).
UB SON PhD student Mary Catherine Forgea's manuscript was accepted for publication in Rehabilitation Nursing, a peer-reviewed nursing journal and the official publication of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN).
DNP student Amberlee Libertone was selected for the National Medical Fellowships (NMF) Primary Care Leadership Program. As a program scholar, she will travel to Boston, Mass. for approximately six weeks during June and July.
Carla Jungquist, PhD, ANP-BS, FAAN, associate professor and adult/gerontology program coordinator in the UB School of Nursing, is being honored as a Gold Foundation Champion of Humanistic Care for her work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UB SON PhD student Kate Chen's manuscript titled "The Experiences of Family Members of Ventilated COVID-19 Patients in the Intensive Care Unit: A Qualitative Study" was accepted for publication in the American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
UB School of Nursing PhD student Cristina de Rosa, MSN, RN, received a 3rd place Eastern Nursing Research Society poster award for “Experiences Among Family Members of Nursing Home Residents During the COVID Pandemic.”