Nursing News


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.


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.

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.

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.


Initiative will reach communities on Ferry Street or within four blocks to the north and south of the corridor, where racial health disparities are among the highest in the city.


Brothers Liam and Colin Morrissey are nurses, but that was never their plan.


Each year, UBSON recognizes leaders in the nursing field who advance the profession and the mission and values of the UB School of Nursing at our annual May Celebration.


Many health problems are related to food choice, yet diet selection is a complex process that is not entirely understood. To coordinate, promote and foster research in an area so critical to maintaining proper health, UB has launched the Center for Ingestive Behavior Research.


Teens who experience cyberbullying are more likely to suffer from poor sleep, which in turn raises levels of depression, found a University at Buffalo study. 


June Rowe-Hill, ABS student starting summer 2019, has been selected for the 2018 Esther Elliott Martin Scholarship from Portage Learning.


The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and UB's Clinical Research Institute on Addictions are among more than 100 organizations that have joined the national effort.


Some 5,799 students are candidates to receive 6,392 degrees and certificates during UB’s 2019 commencement ceremonies being held May 3-22.


The potential for clinical partnerships and meaningful research to expand nursing’s impact on patient care will take center stage as the focus of the University at Buffalo School of Nursing’s 7th Annual Research Day and 22nd Annual Bonnie Bullough Lecture.


Carla Jungquist, PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN, has been selected for the 2019 Mary Hanna Memorial Journalism Award for her co-authored article, “Preventing Opioid-Induced Respiratory Depression in the Hospitalized Patient with Obstructive Sleep Apnea.”


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.


Graduate programs across the University at Buffalo have been named among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report in its 2020 Best Graduate Schools rankings released Tuesday.


University at Buffalo researchers have received a new $438,000 grant to develop the first online intervention based on motivational interviewing to help dental patients improve oral health behaviors, including frequent brushing and flossing.


To increase the number of nurses in leadership and management positions, the University at Buffalo School of Nursing has launched the Advanced Certificate in Nursing Leadership in partnership with the UB School of Management.