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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...
Cover of Lancet Executive Summary, Maternal Health Series
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...
Students giving CPR to a simulation manikin.
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
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 ‘...
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...
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
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 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 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...