Nursing News

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.

Rebecca J. McCormick-Boyle, retired U.S. Navy Nurse Corps rear admiral and commander and UB School of Nursing alumna, was awarded a SUNY Honorary Doctorate in Science at the School of Nursing’s 2019 commencement ceremony on May 17. The doctorate was presented by University at Buffalo President Satish Tripathi. McCormick-Boyle also delivered the School’s commencement address.
You may have already heard of Charnelle Lewis – but if not, you will soon.
Escape rooms have reached the college classroom. To improve teamwork and communication between nursing and pharmacy students, the University at Buffalo School of Nursing and School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences have turned to the popular, mystery-themed game for interprofessional training.
A nurse’s world revolves around the care of others. But who cares for the nurse? In nursing school, students learn how to provide patient-centered care, but their education is often lacking the elements of self-care and mindfulness – a practice that may aid in preventing burnout.
Two nursing students joined an interdisciplinary team that traveled to Ghana in 2019 to provide medical care for the local communities. The team set up a clinic and administered care for hundreds of people, many of whom walked five miles to visit. Kwasi Adusei, DNP ’19, says, “There is always work to be done, but even if you can make a person’s life better, just for one day, it could be the moment of hope that transforms their lives, but never as much as that moment of hope can transform your own.”