A Conversation with the School of Nursing’s Inaugural Coordinator of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Over the summer, the UConn School of Nursing established an Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, selecting faculty member MaryAnn Perez-Brescia as its inaugural coordinator. The new office’s goal is to create an environment in which all faculty, staff, and students feel safe to be authentic and free to be their best selves. To do […]
Nursing Professor Receives Marcé Medal for Perinatal Mental Health Research
Cheryl Beck is just the fifth American and second nurse researcher to win the award from the International Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health.
School of Nursing Professor Named Holistic Nurse of the Year
Colleen Delaney, an associate research professor, has been recognized by the American Holistic Nurses Association for her contributions "to outstanding innovations or changes in the field."
Meet UConn School of Nursing’s Newest Faculty Members
The School of Nursing welcomed three tenure-track faculty members, a new director of simulation-based education, and an associate professor from UConn’s Department of Allied Health Sciences for the Fall 2020 semester.
UConn Researcher Searches Cannabis Plant for New, Non-Opioid Pain Treatments
The goal of Steven Kinsey's grant-funded study is to find new chemicals inside the cannabis plant that could help relieve people's pain without the risk of addiction or abuse.
Researchers Receive $3M Grant to Study How Yoga Helps People with Chronic Low Back Pain
UConn researchers Angela Starkweather and Crystal Park are turning their attention to some of the non-pharmacological methods for pain treatment — specifically, studying how yoga helps individuals with chronic low back pain.
Neonatal Nursing Master’s Program Ranked in the Top 5 in the U.S.
A nursing advocacy organization recently ranked UConn’s neonatal nursing master's degree as the No. 5 hybrid/online program in the country for registered nurses looking to further their education.
$3 Million Grant to Help Students with Disadvantaged Backgrounds Become Nurse Practitioners
The UConn School of Nursing has won a $3 million grant to a launch a program aimed at increasing diversity among health care providers in underserved communities.
Nursing Faculty Member Receives First Year Experience Program’s Teaching Innovation Award
Professor-in-Residence Thomas Long's FYE classes are guided by two principles: "Presence is more important than programming" and "Students need character development more than resume development."
Nurse Researcher Studying Women’s Experiences Giving Birth During COVID-19 Pandemic
A researcher at the University of Connecticut School of Nursing is beginning to dive into the emotional and psychological impacts COVID-19 is having on mothers with newborn children.