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We Dare to improve cancer care beyond our borders

September 21, 2020

Alumna Laura Haskins (BSN ’11) has never hesitated to change course in pursuit of her passion. She had already earned a bachelor’s in health science from Purdue University when she decided to become...

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Together, We Can: Clinical Instructor Laura Prochnow, DNP, RN, CHSE

September 8, 2020

"Together, We Can” is a series of stories featuring U-M School of Nursing faculty members who will be guiding our students through their nursing education amid the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic...

We dare to advance palliative care

We dare to advance palliative care

September 2, 2020

“Don’t add to the confusion. Palliative care and end of life are not synonymous.”Confronting that confusion is an objective for the faculty members on the informally assembled but intensely dedicated...

Together, we can: Clinical Instructor Patricia Tillman-Meakins, Ph.D., ANP-BC

August 28, 2020

"Together, we can” is a series of stories featuring U-M School of Nursing faculty members who will be guiding our students through their nursing education amid the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic...

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How a pandemic highlighted restrictions holding back Michigan’s nurses

July 13, 2020

Written by: Alex BienkowskiIn March, as Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s office was coordinating Michigan’s COVID-19 response, state officials relied on the expertise of Assistant Professor Deena Kelly...

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Clinical Associate Professor Laura Struble and the challenges of caring for the cognitively impaired in a pandemic

June 24, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented personal and professional challenges for Clinical Associate Professor Laura Struble, Ph.D., GNP-BC. At East Ann Arbor Health and Geriatrics Center and in two local...

We Dare to rise to the challenge

April 28, 2020

For the U-M School of Nursing Class of 2020, years of hard work won’t culminate in the traditional celebrations they expected — at least not for now. They’ve successfully completed a rigorous program...

Nursing alumni build nationwide network to bring face shields to the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic

April 21, 2020

 Weeks ago, as the COVID-19 pandemic began to take hold in Michigan, Becky Cherney (BSN ’12) went to the grocery store and saw customers crowding the aisles while employees worked without masks or...

Clinical Instructor Deb Lee is providing critical care to all types of patients on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic

April 16, 2020

As health care professionals around the world continue providing care to patients amid unprecedented circumstances, we will explore how the U-M School of Nursing faculty is deploying its breadth of...

Clinical Assistant Professor Gina Dahlem is caring for those experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic

April 10, 2020

As health care professionals around the world continue providing care to patients amid unprecedented circumstances, we will explore how the U-M School of Nursing faculty is deploying its breadth of...