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Nursing Students Connect to the West Campus Landscape, and Themselves, for Patient Care

Tue, 06/14/2016
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 many think of as typical training for nurses. But this expansive view of health, allied to a growing connection with...

YSN Executive Deputy Dean Receives Prestigious American College of Nurse-Midwives Award

Mon, 06/06/2016
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 Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Albuquerque, NM. The Award is ACNM’s highest honor. This award in the midwifery community is...

Senator Murphy, Congresswoman DeLauro Visit YSN for Cancer Moonshot Roundtable

Fri, 06/03/2016
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 to discuss support for cancer research and treatments in Connecticut. Attendees included YSN faculty, Yale researchers and...

Quick-Acting Yale Nurses Save a Life, Lauded by Yale Police

Wed, 06/01/2016
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. The presentation took place at YSN’s 90th Commencement ceremony at the Shubert Theater in New Haven. Earlier this month,...

Ann Kurth appointed the inaugural Linda Koch Lorimer Professor of Nursing

Thu, 05/26/2016
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, Kurth focuses her research on how to improve the prevention, detection, and care of HIV and other sexually transmitted...

“Leadership is in Your DNA” – YSN Celebrates 90th Commencement Ceremony

Wed, 05/25/2016
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 students, 12 Doctor of Nursing Practice students, three PhD students, and two post-master’s students.  This year’s Commencement...

YSN Day of Service Supplies More Than 100 Bags for Mothers at St. Raphael’s Hospital

Mon, 05/16/2016
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 and other essential items, and will be delivered to mothers at Yale-New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael Campus last week. The...

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