UW Today

October 17, 2013

Project aims to make mall walking more accessible

The blood-pressure check station for Bellevue Square's mall-walking program.

A new project by the UW School of Nursing will evaluate whether mall-walking programs are effective and whether they can lead to larger-scale increases in walking.

June 5, 2013

A walking revolution helps older adults get and stay active

uneven sidewalk

Older adults are assessing their neighborhoods to make them more amenable to a favorite physical activity: walking.

February 8, 2013

UW School of Nursing re-envisions Doctor of Nursing Practice curriculum

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The initiative builds on the school’s national distinction in preparing students for careers in community health; critical care; psychiatric/mental health; pediatric, adult, geriatric and family nursing, and nurse-midwifery.

November 8, 2012

Pamela Mitchell receives American Heart Association’s highest nursing award

The School of Nursing's Pamela Mitchell was honored for her work with stroke survivors.

Mitchell, honored for her work with stroke survivors, is involved in improving the lives of cardiovascular disease patients who have depression.

July 19, 2012

UW designated an NIH Center of Excellence in Pain Education

Ardith Doorenbos from the UW School of Nursing will co-direct the new Center of Excellence in Pain Education.

Chronic pain affects approximately 100 million Americans and costs up to $635 billion in medical treatment and lost productivity each year. Yet pain management often is not taught in many health professional schools. Recognizing the need to change this, the National Institutes of Health have selected 12 schools to develop pain curricula, and the UW…

December 3, 2009

American Public Health Association honors UW School of Nursing faculty member

Betty Bekemeir’s strengthening of members services was recognized with a 2009 Executive Citation.