UW School of Nursing E-news
Fall 2008

Note from the Dean

Dean Marla E. Salmon
Marla Salmon

It is a pleasure to launch our school’s first E-newsletter! There is much to share and it’s great to have a way to reach even more of you through a medium that allows us to give you an up-to-date sense of our "breaking news." Read more ...

In the Spotlight

A Conversation with New Dean Marla Salmon
Marla E. Salmon took on the role of dean of the School of Nursing on Oct. 1. Dr. Salmon, a professor in the Department of Psychosocial and Community Health and the Department of Global Health, talks about her background and ideas for the future of the school. Read more ...

Jane Silver

Fellowships Open Doors to the World
New fellowships enable UW nursing students to experience health care overseas—and keep alive the memory of a young Seattle-area college student who dreamed of helping others. Read more ...

News Briefs

New Scholarships to Increase Graduate Entry Enrollment
The School of Nursing has received one of the first grants from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program to award scholarships to increase the number of students enrolled in the UW’s accelerated graduate entry nursing program. Read more...

Brenda Zierler Named RWJF Executive Nurse Fellow
Brenda Zierler, associate professor and associate dean of Technology Innovations in Education and Research, is one of 20 nurses chosen nationwide as a 2008 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow. Read more...

Joachim Voss

Joachim Voss Named a RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholar
Joachim Voss, assistant professor in biobehavioral nursing and health systems, is one of a handful of junior level nursing faculty nationwide to receive the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation inaugural Nurse Faculty Scholar Award. Read more...

Research Targets End-of-Life Care, Education & More
School to Host CCNE Reviewers
Bridges and Thompson Named AAN Fellows

Save the Date

Barbara Stilwell

Soule Endowed Lecture to Focus
on Global Workforce

Barbara Stilwell, formerly with the World Health Organization, will present the 29th annual Elizabeth Sterling Soule Endowed Lecture on Feb. 19, 2009. Read more...

Alumni News

Class of '58

Class of '58 Marks 50-Year Reunion
Members of the class of 1958 visited the School of Nursing in September as part of their 50-year class reunion. Read more...

In the News

From assisted suicide to the quality of day care to the need for nurses to get a nap, our colleagues make headlines. Read more ...

Advancement Update

Andrea Myers is the new assistant dean for Advancement, joining the school on Oct. 28. Read more ...

Also, read about gifts of a new fellowship, term professorship, charitable trust and the Faculty-Staff-Retiree Campaign for Students.

Continuing Nursing Education

The Latest News from CNE
CNE’s highly rated Advanced Practice conference was held Oct. 1-4, the Medical-Surgical review course begins in January, and upcoming conferences and the wound care program are open for enrollment. Learn more ...

Talk to Us

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Contact us at nscomm@u.washington.edu.

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Did You Know?

Curious about the UW School of Nursing student body in 2008? Here's a snapshot of registered students by degree program as of October:
  • BSN: 191
  • MN/MS: 238
  • MEPN: 40
  • GEPN: 7
  • APN: 22
  • PhD: 80
  • DNP: 75

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