School of Nursing

C. Michael White, professor & head of the Department of Pharmacy Practice (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

UConn Designated as Federal Health Care Study Center

UConn's reports will be used by Medicaid and Medicare Services in making health coverage decisions that affect millions of patients nationwide.

A nurse checks a prisoner's blood pressure. (Shutterstock Photo)

Breaking Down Barriers to Healthcare for the Incarcerated

UConn is taking the lead in treatment of incarcerated patients with its Center for Correctional Health Networks.

Regina Cusson, dean of nursing, left, Robin Froman, President Susan Herbst, and Provost Mun Choi at the President's office on Aug. 22, 2014. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

$2.3 M Pledge will Establish Endowed Chair in Nursing

The pledge, the largest to date for the School, comes from a couple with longstanding ties to the University.

Bing Zheng

Was there a defining moment during your UConn career? Most of my defining moments occurred during my nursing clinical. Seeing my patients trapped by their illness made me determined not to take the blessings in my life for granted. My patients taught me that I can be a confident nurse. How has being at UConn […]

Interprofessional Health Care

AHEC students work and learn in interprofessional teams to provide care for the urban underserved.

How Colleges Can Deal with the Shortage of Nursing Professors

The nursing faculty shortage affects the production of an adequate nursing workforce and, consequently, the nation’s health.

Michaela Morse was part of a team that developed a cleaning system for stethoscopes -- Enhancing Health One Stethoscope at a Time. (Sheila Foran/UConn Photo)

Healthcare Innovations in the ‘Shark Tank’

Nursing students presented a range of innovative solutions to clinical problems before a panel of judges.

Ivy Alexander, clinical professor of nursing on Jan. 16, 2014. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

An Expanding Role for Nurse Practitioners

UConn's School of Nursing is helping prepare practitioners who will play a vital role in maximizing health care resources.

Neonatal Nursing Expert Jacqueline McGrath Joins UConn Faculty

McGrath has a joint appointment in the School of Nursing and as director of nursing research at Connecticut Children's Medical Center.

Mike Widmer speaks at the Widmer Wing Dedication Ceremony in Storrs Hall on Nov. 2, 2012. (Ariel Dowski/UConn Photo)

School of Nursing Celebrates Opening of Widmer Wing

The school's new wing is named in honor of the first dean of nursing, Carolyn Ladd Widmer.