Nursing News

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.
School of Nursing alumna and U.S. Navy leader returns to WNY to help steer the fight against COVID-19.
Earlier this year, a group of University at Buffalo School of Nursing faculty and students traveled to Knoxville, Tennessee, to provide health care services to underserved individuals through Remote Area Medical.

In collaboration with ECMC, a UB program aims to improve newly hired nurses’ decision-making skills in critical care situations.


Mental health scholar Yu-Ping Chang offers some tips on how to feel socially connected amid physical distancing.


Joann Sands, an expert in disaster preparedness and response, talks about the importance of nurses in managing a health crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic.


Medical services officer Lt. A. Fox was sent to Stratton Air National Guard Base in Schenectady in response to the COVID-19 crisis.  


The association between marijuana use and insufficient sleep is especially strong for male and younger students.


Several UB graduate schools and programs have been cited by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021 ranking of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.”


The accelerated baccalaureate degree program in the School of Nursing allows students to switch careers and pursue an aspiration to become a nurse.

UB School of Nursing faculty member Pamela Paplham, DNP, AOCNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, was selected as the recipient of the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation’s 2020 Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse of the Year Award.

The award recognizes UB’s progress in bringing the benefits of clinical and translational science to patients, including the tripling of clinical trials since 2015.


The School of Nursing’s Dedicated Education Units offer students one-on-one, hands-on learning experiences in a clinical, real-life setting.

Yu-Ping Chang, UB School of Nursing's associate dean for research and scholarship and co-director of UB's Center for Successful Aging, was highlighted in The Buffalo News as "notable medical researchers whose past and future work is driving health care innovation in the region."

The grants support enhanced curriculum and expanded clinical sites for students, and improved nursing services to local Native Americans and other underserved populations.