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November 8, 2017
Congratulations to Dr. Linda Schwartz, YSN alumnus and associate clinical professor of nursing, who will be one of three recipients of the prestigious Yale Jefferson Award...
November 1, 2017
As a part of Yale’s Celebrate Sustainability week in early October, several schools and departments from around Yale gathered together to display their sustainability plans...
October 31, 2017
Medicine has published this fascinating article by Dr. Jackie Taylor on the combined effects of genetic risk and perceived discrimination on blood pressure among African...
October 13, 2017
THE YSN community is warmly invited to the Yale West Campus 10th anniversary reception on Thursday, October 26, at 4:30 pm, at the West Campus Conference Center. We hope to...
October 9, 2017
Abigail Wilpers, a YSN PhD student (pictured second from the right), attended the NightinGala in Washington DC where she met Sylvia Trent-Adams, the Deputy Surgeon General of...
November 3, 2017
The November issue of the Dean’s newsletter is now online, highlighting news from the Yale School of Nursing.
October 27, 2017
Several faculty members and a PhD student from YSN recently participated in the 12th International Normal Labor & Birth Research Conference in Grange-Over-Sands in the...
October 27, 2017
The recipient of the Dorothy Sexton Scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year is Stephanie Meissner, an Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (A/G ACNP) in her...
October 26, 2017
Today the Yale community celebrated the 10th anniversary of Yale’s West Campus with a daylong symposium and reception. Following an introduction by Vice President Scott...
October 25, 2017
Last week, students, families, friends & others from the West Campus community, gathered at the Yale Landscape Lab for a fun-packed Fall Fest. Organized by the Student...
October 24, 2017
Support Vanessa Correia (1st year PNP) and Emma Kleck (1st year FNP) in their campaign to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – an organization that...
October 24, 2017
On October 20, YSN welcomed the families and friends of our General Entry Prespeciality in Nursing (GEPN) students, at the annual GEPN award ceremony. Held in the West Campus...
October 17, 2017
YSN Alums, you’re invited to a Virtual Town Hall with Dean Ann Kurth at 8:00pm EDT on Thursday, Oct 26. Hear the latest news from YSN and engage in a question and...
October 12, 2017
Join us on Thursday, October 19 at 8:00pm (EDT) for a Career Transition Webinar with YSN Alumnae/i Association Board President Mary Geary.  Join other YSN alumnae/i in an...
October 9, 2017
Erin Iturriaga, RN, BS, MSN, and student in YSN’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program (class of ’19), has been selected to receive the Outstanding Translational Science...
October 4, 2017
We’re delighted that the School of Nursing has been chosen as one of four drop-in locations for President Peter Salovey on Yale’s Founders Day on Wednesday, October 11...
October 4, 2017
YSN is proud and delighted to announce that Laura Andrews, Associate Professor of Nursing and the Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Specialty Coordinator, will...
October 4, 2017
Congratulations to Linda Honan who is being inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing at the 2017 Transforming Health Driving Policy Conference in Washington DC...
September 29, 2017
Congratulations to Geraldine Marrocco who will be recognized throughout the coming year as one of one of the Connecticut League of Nursing’s (CLN) distinguished honorees for...
September 29, 2017
In October, Dr. Nancy Redeker, the Beatrice Renfield Term Professor of Nursing, will become the Chair-Elect of the Council for Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS), the...
September 29, 2017
Congratulations to Dr. Martha Swartz, Professor of Nursing and Chair of the Primary Care Division at YSN, who will be honored with the Alumnae Award for Excellence on October...
September 27, 2017
Earlier this month, Janene Batten – Yale School of Nursing’s resident librarian – was honored by the Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) system with the Nurses Choice Award...
September 24, 2017
Dr. Maggie Holland, Associate Research Scientist at Yale School of Nursing, has been awarded an R15 Academic Research Enhancement Award, from the National Institute of...
September 22, 2017
Dr. Samantha Conley, a postdoctoral fellow at Yale School of Nursing, has been awarded a grant from the American Nurses Foundation. This award will support Dr. Conley’s work...
September 20, 2017
Dr. Veronica Barcelona de Mendoza, Assistant Professor at Yale School of Nursing, was awarded a K01 Mentored Research Scientist Development Award, from the National Institute...
September 20, 2017
Dr. Wei-Ti Chen awarded an R03 grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities Dr. Wei-Ti Chen, Associate Professor at Yale School of Nursing, was...
September 18, 2017
Over the past several weeks we have witnessed—and some of us have experienced firsthand—the destructive, awful power of natural disasters. Harvey and Irma have battered the...
September 11, 2017
In a new series by the Minority Student Nurses (MSN) we will be shining the spotlight on Yale School of Nursing alumni who come from underrepresented, marginalized and non-...
September 1, 2017
Jackie Taylor organized and presented a symposium on Psychological Stress and Multi-Omics Interactions on Health Disparities among African Americans at the Sigma Theta Tau...
September 1, 2017
Amy Bronick one of YSN’s incoming RNs, is the Program Director for the National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC) on Nursing. The NSLC is a leadership conference for...
September 1, 2017
YSN oncology concentration students were awarded 9 of the 15 ACS Graduate Scholarships in Cancer Nursing Practice in the 2017 competition. Class of ‘19 students Andrea...
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August 30, 2017
We are pleased to announce Dr. Freida Chavez as a Visiting Scholar for the Fall 2017 semester. During her time on campus, she will be collaborating with key faculty in the...
August 21, 2017
Welcome new YSN students! We are so excited to have you join our wonderful school! The Office of Student Affairs staff look forward to welcoming you to orientation, along...
August 16, 2017
Halley Ruppel, PhD Candidate, and Marge Funk – along with 2 co-authors (Nancy Blake and JoAnne Phillips) – were awarded the Best Research Article of 2016 in the journal ...
August 9, 2017
Yale University’s Minding the Baby® (MTB) National Office was awarded an 18-month grant from the Grossman Family Foundation beginning in January 2017 to expand the MTB home...
August 8, 2017
From June 12-16, 2017, the YSN Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) had the honor of hosting seven outstanding early career nurse scientists from across the nation for the...
August 2, 2017
Jose Gutierrez, a YSN PhD student is spending his summer in Louisiana with the Massachusetts Air National Guard for a humanitarian medical mission. He is volunteering as a...
August 1, 2017
Congratulations to Nancy Redeker, the Beatrice Renfield Term Professor of Nursing at YSN, who was one of 23 nurses inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of...
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August 1, 2017
A new all-gender restroom is now available at the Yale School of Nursing (YSN) fulfilling a commitment from the Dean, and as had been requested by students, faculty, and...
July 14, 2017
Carmen J. Portillo, RN, PhD, FAAN, began her position as Yale School of Nursing’s new executive deputy dean on July 1. Dr. Portillo comes to Yale from The University of...
July 14, 2017
On July 1,  David Vlahov, RN, PhD, FAAN, started his new role as the Associate Dean of Research for Yale School of Nursing. He comes to YSN from the University of California...
July 12, 2017
This week, students from the National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC) on Nursing traveled to the Yale School of Nursing to learn how to take vitals, care for an infant,...
July 12, 2017
The Minding the Baby® (MTB) annual three-day Training Institute will be held at the Yale Child Study Center from July 18-20. A collaboration between the Yale School of...
May 22, 2017
Yale School of Nursing held its 91st commencement ceremony on Monday, conferring 89 Master degrees, 15 Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degrees, and one PhD (three other PhD...
May 3, 2017
In her last lecture as a member of the Yale community, Elizabeth Bradley, professor of public health and head of Branford College, spoke Tuesday at West Campus as the honoree...
April 27, 2017
Nine YSN students have been awarded the American Cancer Society’s Graduate Scholarship in Cancer Nursing Practice.    Andrea Desmond, Danielle DiPerna, and Shannon...
April 26, 2017
As a Professor at Yale School of Nursing (YSN) and an NIH-funded scientist, I was delighted to join in the New Haven March for Science this past weekend. This was a superb...
April 18, 2017
The winners of YSN’s annual Creative Writing Awards have been announced. Chimene Diomi (Psychiatric/Mental Health ‘17), Jessica Kelly-Hauser (Acute Care ‘18), and...
March 30, 2017
In considering the 53rd Annual Bellos lecture honoree, Yale School of Nursing sought a woman whose work has been incalculably impactful both nationally and internationally....
March 28, 2017
Fanta Bayoh (FNP ‘18) is having a great spring. The Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing has chosen Bayoh as a student scholarship award winner. She’s being...
March 14, 2017
U.S. News & World Report has ranked Yale School of Nursing one of the nation’s leading nursing schools. YSN is now at number 6 in overall rankings representing a 13...
March 13, 2017
Geraldine Marrocco, EdD, APRN, CNS, ANP-BC, is the latest member of the Yale School of Nursing community to be selected as an American Association of Nurse Practitioners...
March 9, 2017
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has published a new paper explaining the rationale and process behind issuing population-specific recommendations. USPSTF is...
March 7, 2017
Yale School of Nursing’s Nancy Schmieder Redeker, Beatrice Renfield Term Professor of Nursing, has been awarded the prestigious Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI)...
March 6, 2017
“Because nurses are at the forefront of patient interactions, it seems only fitting that nurse scientists lead the charge in genomic research that can be translated from the...
March 3, 2017
Two Yale School of Nursing PhD students have been selected to present to the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing Emerging Scholars Forum in recognition of their early-...
February 27, 2017
Yale School of Medicine’s Dr. Jessica L. Illuzzi, MD, MS, FACOG has been awarded the Louis M. Hellman Midwifery Partnership Award by the American College of Nurse-Midwives....
February 22, 2017
Electrocardiographic (ECG) monitoring is one of the most common technologies used in acute care and nurses, in particular, bear significant responsibility for the care of...
February 14, 2017
YSN and Dean Ann Kurth are pleased to announce the recipients of the Webber Innovation Fund. A total of 12 projects will be funded to benefit the YSN community and, in...
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February 10, 2017
In anticipation of the burgeoning debate surrounding repeal of the Affordable Care Act, the Deans’ Nursing Policy Coalition, which includes Yale School of Nursing’s...
February 10, 2017
When Yale School of Nursing faculty member and philosopher Mark Lazenby, PhD, APRN, FAAN was asked to give a series of lectures on nursing and the good of society in the...
January 25, 2017
YSN’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion is pleased to announce its inaugural Visiting Scholar, Bernice Coleman ‘83, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAHA, FAAN. Named in 2013 as one of...
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January 12, 2017
Carmen J. Portillo, RN, PhD, FAAN has been named the Yale School of Nursing’s next Executive Deputy Dean. Her term will begin July 1, 2017. Dr. Portillo currently serves as...
December 7, 2016
Non-communicable, chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes now account for more illness and death throughout the world than communicable diseases. This shift in...
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September 21, 2016
An estimated 300,000 women worldwide die every year during pregnancy, childbirth, or soon after, and nearly 3 million infants die in the first month of life. Prioritizing...
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August 8, 2016
This summer, Yale School of Nursing hosted 100 students as part of the National Student Leadership Conferences’ (NSLC) first-ever nursing program. During the program,...
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August 3, 2016
Nancy S. Redeker, Yale School of Nursing Beatrice Renfield Term Professor of Nursing, and Professor Lois S. Sadler of YSN and the Yale Child Study Center, have received a...
June 22, 2016
In an article published in npj Genomic Medicine, a Nature Publication Journal, Associate Professor of Nursing and Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, Jacquelyn...
June 17, 2016
For years, students walked into class expecting a lecture by their professor, supplemented with a PowerPoint presentation and additional readings. However, emerging...
June 14, 2016
By Meghan Murphy and Jon Atherton  Learning about food systems, food security, and one’s own relationship with growing, cooking and advocating for healthy food is beyond what...
June 6, 2016
The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) honored Yale School of Nursing Executive Deputy Dean, Holly Powell Kennedy, with the Hattie Hemschemeyer Award during the 61st...
June 3, 2016
On Tuesday, May 31, 2016, Senator Chris Murphy, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, and Yale School of Nursing (YSN) Dean Ann Kurth hosted a cancer moonshot roundtable at the school...
June 1, 2016
On Monday, May 23, 2016, Yale Police Chief Ronnell Higgins presented Georgia Anne Arenas and Andrea Frantz-Iversen, two graduating YSN students, with the Life Saving Award....
May 26, 2016
Ann Kurth, the inaugural Linda Koch Lorimer Professor of Nursing, is dean of the Yale School of Nursing and an expert on global health. As a clinically trained epidemiologist...
May 25, 2016
Yale School of Nursing (YSN) celebrated its 90th Commencement on Monday, May 23, 2016, at the Shubert Theater in New Haven. This year, the school awarded degrees to 75 MSN...
May 16, 2016
As part of Yale University’s annual Day of Service, YSN hosted “Newborns in Need” on Saturday, May 7, 2016. In total, 140 bags were assembled with diapers, clothing, books...
May 12, 2016
For people with serious and progressive disease, integrating palliative care early on in their illness is imperative, according to YSN Research Scientist Dena Schulman-Green...
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May 11, 2016
YSN is pleased to announce that Bernice Coleman ’83, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAHA, FAAN, will present the school’s 90th Commencement address at this year’s ceremony. The ceremony will...
May 5, 2016
Like many other students that walk the halls of the Yale School of Nursing, Chimene Diomi ’17 and adversity are long-time acquaintances. At the age of five, Diomi and her...
April 21, 2016
Written by Rachel Erin Horsting and Megan Veenema Smith Minding the Baby® (MTB), a community-based home visiting intervention developed at Yale University for young families...
April 18, 2016
West Haven, Conn. – YSN welcomed New Haven Mayor Toni Harp on April 12 as the 2016 Sybil Palmer Bellos lecturer. In her lecture titled “ ‘SEE’ - A Vision for a Healthy...
April 6, 2016
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and Manatt Health released a report titled Advancing Healthcare Transformation: A New Era for Academic Nursing, which...
March 31, 2016
Written by Katie Temes ‘17 It’s finally springtime in Connecticut. Buds are appearing on trees, bulbs are sprouting their perennial flowers, and babies all over New Haven are...
March 24, 2016
New Haven Mayor Toni Harp is this year’s Yale School of Nursing (YSN) Sybil Palmer Bellos lecturer. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at 3:00pm at YSN. Her...
March 16, 2016
Contact: Meghan Murphy, Associate Director of Public Affairs Yale School of Nursing 203-737-2521Meghan.Murphy...
February 23, 2016
Yale School of Nursing (YSN) is one of only 32 schools of nursing nationwide to receive a grant to increase the number of nurses holding PhDs. The Robert Wood Johnson...
February 17, 2016
The Yale School of Nursing (YSN) and Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS) Nursing Research Committee are co-sponsors of this year’s Janet Parkosewich Research Conference: The...
January 25, 2016
Greetings and welcome to the Yale School of Nursing. It was wonderful seeing our classrooms filled again last week as students returned to campus. As your new dean I am...
January 11, 2016
YSN Associate Professor and newly appointed Assistant Dean of Diversity and Inclusion Jacquelyn Taylor, Ph.D., P.N.P.-B.C., R.N., F.A.H.A., F.A.A.N., is lead author of a...
January 5, 2016
Written by Katie Temes ‘17Image from PBS.org  For many of us, winter break means catching up on sleep, catching up with family, and catching up with our favorite television...
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December 22, 2015
Written by Christopher Schayer ‘17 One of the many wonderful things about YSN is its proximity to New York City. Yalies of every generation have enjoyed the tradition of...
December 21, 2015
Yale School of Nursing Assistant Professor Marianne Davies, D.N.P., M.S.N., R.N., A.P.R.N., C.N.S.-B.C., A.C.N.P.-B.C., A.O.C.N.P., recently received the 2015 Dove Medical...
December 17, 2015
Incoming Yale University School of Nursing Dean Ann Kurth has established an Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the school and has appointed Dr. Jacquelyn Taylor, Ph.D., P....
November 24, 2015
The fall 2015 issue of Yale Nursing Matters magazine is now available online. The magazine delves into the issue of toxic stress, or a prolonged exposure to significant...
November 23, 2015
This semester, YSN welcomed four new YSN Alumni Association (YSNAA) board members: Taby Ali ’12, Ani Bagdasarian ’14, Amanda Filippelli ’15, and Brenda Penner ’76. Their two-...
November 10, 2015
Last week, YSN dean designate Ann Kurth visited the Yale Center Beijing (YCB), marking YCB’s one-year anniversary of opening. Dr. Kurth presented on new technologies in the...
November 9, 2015
YSN hosted its annual Scholars’ Day on Friday, October 30, 2015. The event celebrated the scholarly endeavors and achievements of YSN’s students. This year included four...
November 9, 2015
On Tuesday, November 10th, YSN hosted Oliver Norah Kavuma Nabacwa, a nurse midwife from Mulago Hospital in Kampala, Uganda. She was joined by YSN student Lindsay Geoghegan ‘...
October 27, 2015
This past Tuesday evening, a group of YSN students and professors gathered to welcomed Dr. Zeena Johar to the nursing school and learn about her initiatives to train health...
October 26, 2015
YSN Beatrice Renfield Term Professor of Nursing Nancy Redeker was recently awarded a $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Nursing Research (NINR), a component...
October 22, 2015
Earlier this semester, YSN Associate Professor Jacquelyn Taylor was elected a Fellow of the American Heart Association (AHA) with the Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing...
October 15, 2015
The Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR) presented the 2015 Ada Sue Hinshaw Award to YSN’s incoming dean Ann Kurth at the annual NightinGala event on...
October 12, 2015
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Council on Early Childhood (COEC) selected YSN Professor Angela Crowley, PhD, APRN, PNP-BC, FAAN, as the recipient of the 2015 Dr....
October 2, 2015
Bridget Hutchens and Halley Ruppel are among the 46 nurses in the United States this year to receive a prestigious Future of Nursing Scholars program award to support their...
September 30, 2015
As Yale embarks on year two of Access Yale, a University-wide initiative to increase financial aid across all schools and units, President Peter Salovey ’86, PhD, has...
September 30, 2015
Earlier this semester, YSN associate professor Geraldine Marrocco, EdD, APRN, CNS, ANP-BC, was appointed to serve on the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)...
September 25, 2015
YSN midwifery student Katie Temes ‘17 shared an experience she had during her RN year at Yale. We’re proud of Katie and our other Yale nurses who go above and beyond...
September 23, 2015
September 23, 2015 – YSN is proud to announce 11 students were awarded the selective NURSE Corps Scholarship Program (NCSP) this year. The recipients are Patricia Cavanaugh ‘...
September 21, 2015
September 21, 2015 – Earlier this month, YSN Assistant Professor Marianne Davies, DNP, MSN, RN, APRN, CNS-BC, ACNP-BC, AOCNP, attended and presented at the 16th World...
September 17, 2015
On Wednesday, September 16, 2015, YSN Dean Designate Ann Kurth, PhD, RN, MPH, FAAN, moderated a Yale School of Management Leaders Forum with U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy...
September 9, 2015
Earlier this semester, Yale School of Nursing (YSN) Associate Professor Mark Lazenby, PhD, APRN, assumed the presidency of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society (APOS),...
August 5, 2015
The competitive Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing has accepted YSN PhD student Nancy Knechel ’15 to present her research at the Emerging Nurse Scholars Forum on...
August 3, 2015
The Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR) recently selected Nancy Redeker, YSN’s Beatrice Renfield Term Professor of Nursing, as an Ambassador to the...
July 28, 2015
A short week after the School’s 2015 Commencement ceremony, YSN received news that Nursing Management, Policy, and Leadership (NMPL) student Joseph Ojo ’15 passed away. The...
July 20, 2015
On Thursday, July 16th, 2015, Yale University President Salovey and Yale School of Nursing (YSN) outgoing dean Margaret Grey introduced the School's next dean, Dr. Ann Kurth...
July 1, 2015
YSN Lecturer and Specialty Coordinator for the School’s Graduate Entry Prespecialty in Nursing (GEPN) program, Philip Martinez, MSN, APRN-BC, recently received the 2015 Nurse...
June 25, 2015
The American Cancer Society (ACS) awarded four YSN students scholarships as part of the organization’s Extramural Grants program. Rane Beal ’17, Victoria Ervin ’16, Janelle...
June 24, 2015
On Wednesday, June 24, 2015, Yale University President Peter Salovey announced the appointment of Ann Kurth as the next dean of YSN. He wrote: “To the Yale School of Nursing...
June 2, 2015
On the weekend of May 29-30th, YSN hosted a State of the Science Symposium and banquet in honor and celebration of Margaret Grey and her tenure as dean. The events coincided...
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October 15, 2011
Jacquelyn Taylor, PhD, PNP-BC, RN, YSN Associate Professor, was recently inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN). Fellowship in AAN is awarded in...