YSN faculty present at Dublin symposium

Fri, 09/01/2017
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 International Research Congress in Dublin, Ireland this past July, based on the work from her R01 funded InterGEN study. New...

Program Director for the National Student Leadership Conference, incoming RN at YSN

Fri, 09/01/2017
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 high school students, dedicated to helping them determine which career they would like to pursue. There are multiple...

Nine YSN students win prestigious American Cancer Society scholarships

Fri, 09/01/2017
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 Desmond, Danielle DiPerna, and Shannon Meagher, will each receive $10,000 towards their tuition each year for the next two years....

New Visiting Scholar for the Fall 2017 semester

Wed, 08/30/2017
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 Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, under the leadership of Dr. Judith Kunisch, DNP Program Director. During her period...

Welcome new students!

Mon, 08/21/2017
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 with an enthusiastic group of student orientation leaders dedicated to helping you transition to YSN. Check them out here!

Best Research Article of 2016 awarded to YSN students

Wed, 08/16/2017
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 Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology for “Use of Monitor Watchers in Hospitals: Characteristics, Training, and Practices”....

Home-visiting program for first-time families expands in CT

Wed, 08/09/2017
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 visiting intervention in Connecticut. The MTB National Office is partnering with Family & Children’s Agency in Norwalk and...