School of Nursing

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UConn Health CEO Dr. Andrew Agwunobi Selected as University’s Interim President

UConn Health CEO Dr. Andrew Agwunobi will begin as UConn's Interim President beginning on July 1, 2021

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Is the Secret to a More Effective COVID-19 Vaccine in Our Gut? A School of Nursing Researcher Hopes to Find Out

Wanli Xu wants to see how the nearly 100 trillion microbes in a person’s digestive system affect immunity induced by the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Supporting Their Fellow Nurses, Peer-to-Peer

UConn Health’s nurses have a new resource to help them deal with the demands of their job, with support coming from peers who can relate.

National Nurses Week: UConn School of Nursing Alumni Share Their Experiences From the Past Year

The School of Nursing recognizes its alumni for their hard work and dedication during the ongoing pandemic. Some wrote in to share their experiences from the past year.

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UConn School of Nursing Working to Fill the Need for Skilled Alzheimer’s, Dementia Care

Meeting the growing needs of people suffering from dementia - and their families

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Virtual Conference Brings Together Global Experts to Tackle COVID-19 “Infodemic”

Health behavior experts come together to put forth an agenda that uses social media to solve public health problems

Juliette Shellman, associate professor of nursing, speaks with seniors at the North End Senior Center in Hartford. (Peter Morenus/UConn File Photo)

School of Nursing Offers New Graduate Certificate in Life Story Practice and Research

The 12-credit program will welcome its first cohort this summer and is designed for social workers, nurses, clinical psychologists, artists, writers, musicians, and personal and family historians.

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School of Nursing Faculty Member Named Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse of the Year

Amisha Parekh de Campos, an assistant clinical professor, has been recognized by the Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center.

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Provost’s Outstanding Service Award Recognizes Faculty in Business, Nursing

The award honors faculty whose volunteer service enhances the University’s mission in teaching, research, service, or engagement.

UConn Health drive through testing station on the lower campus in Farmington on April 13, 2020.

Nurse Researchers Study How to Increase COVID-19 Testing, Vaccination Among Underserved Hispanic Families

Xiaomei Cong and Kelley Newlin Lew are partnering with the Hispanic Alliance of Southeastern Connecticut for the study, with support from the Office of the Vice President for Research’s COVID-19 Research Seed Funding Program.