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YSN Alumna Recipient of Association of Yale Alumni Leadership Award

Nov 19 2014

Yale School of Nursing (YSN) alumna Serena Flaherty ’99, ’06, MSN, was recently awarded the annual Association of Yale Alumni (AYA) Leadership Award for Volunteer Innovation and Service.

Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Receives Five-Year Accreditation

Nov 13 2014

Yale School of Nursing’s (YSN) Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program has received official notice from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) that the program was accredited for five years, through December 31, 2019.

YSN to Co-Sponsor 3rd International Conference on Prevention and Management of Chronic Conditions

Nov 4 2014

Yale School of Nursing (YSN) recently announced that it will be a co-sponsor of the 3rd International Conference on Prevention and Management of Chronic Conditions, taking place on February 25-27, 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand. YSN also co-hosted the first two conferences.

Yale Nurse Magazine Available Online Today

Oct 30 2014

The alumnae/i publication Yale Nurse is now available online. In this issue of Yale Nurse, you will read about YSN alumnae/i who are pushing the boundaries of what nurses can do.

DNP Student Co-Chairs Indian Health Service Budget Summit in Washington, DC

Oct 27 2014

Yale School of Nursing (YSN) Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) student Marilyn Malerba co-chaired the Indian Health Service Budget Summit on October 13 and 14, 2014, in Washington, DC.

Molly Shear, FNP Specialty Student, Shares About Her Experience At Glide Health Services in San Francisco

Oct 27 2014

Along with five other YSN students, FNP specialty student Molly Shear ’16, completed her final clinical rotation of her RN experience this past June at Glide Health Services (GHS) in San Francisco

Article by YSN Associate Research Scientist Published in American Journal of Public Health

Oct 22 2014

The American Journal of Public Health has recently published an article by Yale School of Nursing (YSN) Associate Research Scientist Margaret Holland, PhD, MPH, MS. The article titled “Patterns of Visit Attendance in the Nurse-Family Partnership Program” focuses on improving child and maternal life course.

University of Connecticut School of Nursing Selects YSN Associate Professor as Recipient of Outstanding Alumni Award

Oct 15 2014

The University of Connecticut (UConn) School of Nursing has selected Yale School of Nursing (YSN) Associate Professor and PhD program director Robin Whittemore, PhD, APRN, FAAN, as recipient of the 2014 Marlene Kramer Outstanding Alumni Award for Research in Nursing.

Margaret Moss Selected As a National Faculty Mentor

Oct 6 2014

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has selected Yale School of Nursing (YSN) Associate Professor Margaret Moss, PhD, JD, RN, FAAN, as a National Faculty Mentor for its Nurse Faculty Scholar (NFS) program.

Heather Reynolds has been Awarded for Outstanding Contribution to Nursing Practice

Oct 6 2014

Yale School of Nursing (YSN) Associate Professor Heather Reynolds, MSN, CNM, FACNM has been selected by Connecticut Nurse’s Association (CNA) to receive the 2014 Florence S. Wald Award for Outstanding Contribution to Nursing Practice.

YSN Associate Professor Awarded National Institute of Nursing Research Grant

Oct 1 2014

Yale School of Nursing (YSN) Associate Professor Jacquelyn Taylor, PhD, PNP-BC, RN, FAAN, and Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Associate Professor of Psychiatry in the department's Psychology Section, Cindy Crusto, PhD, have been awarded a grant by the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR).

A Closer Look at the 113 New Students of YSN

Sep 17 2014

This school year, 113 new students from across the United States and the globe have joined the Yale Nursing community.

YSN Alumna Linda Schwartz ’84 Confirmed to Serve as the New Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Policy and Planning

Sep 16 2014

Nominated by President Obama in 2013, Linda Schwartz ’84, RN, DrPH, FAAN, has been confirmed to serve as the new Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Policy and Planning in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Finn the Therapy Dog Makes National Debut Appearance

Sep 15 2014

Finn the Therapy Dog, who holds court in the medical library on most Fridays, getting attention and TLC from people passing by, made his debut on national television this morning.

YSN PhD Student Selected as a Bloomberg Emerging Nurse Scholar

Sep 8 2014

The competitive Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing has accepted Yale School of Nursing (YSN) PhD student Ariana Chao ’17 to present her research at the Emerging Nurse Scholars Forum on October 20-21, 2014 in Toronto, Canada.

Associate Professor Selected as a Fulbright Scholar for the 2014-2015 Academic Year

Aug 14 2014

The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board and the Academic Committee of the Board of Directors of Fulbright Canada have selected Yale School of Nursing (YSN) Associate Professor Margaret Moss, PhD, JD, RN, FAAN, as a 2014-2015 Fulbright Scholar.

YSN Dean and Faculty Member Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame

Jul 29 2014

Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) has inducted YSN Dean and Annie Goodrich Professor Margaret Grey, DrPH, RN, FAAN, and Florence Schorske Wald Professor of Nursing and Professor of Epidemiology, Ruth McCorkle, PhD, RN, FAAN, into the Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame.

School of Nursing Dean Margaret Grey Announces Plan to Step Down in August 2015

Jul 16 2014

Yale School of Nursing Dean Margaret Grey, DrPH, RN, FAAN, announced in a letter to the YSN community today that she plans to step down from her position at the end of her term concluding in August, 2015.

Assistant Professor Co-Author of PLOS ONE Article on AIDS and Antiretroviral Treatment in Botswana

Jul 8 2014

Yale School of Nursing (YSN) Assistant Professor Mark Lazenby, PhD, APRN, is co-author of an article recently published in the Public Library of Science’s (PLOS) journal PLOS ONE.

Most Recent Issue of The Lancet Devoted to Midwifery Features YSN Executive Deputy Dean

Jun 23 2014

Yale School of Nursing’s (YSN) Executive Deputy Dean and Helen Varney Professor of Midwifery, Holly Powell Kennedy, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN, is co-author of two papers in an upcoming special issue of The Lancet, the world’s leading general medical journal.

Scholarly Contributions of Yale Nurses Celebrated at YSN’s 90th Anniversary Symposium

May 23 2014

Earlier this month, Yale School of Nursing (YSN) hosted a 90th Anniversary Symposium celebrating the scholarly contributions of Yale nurses. The day featured a number of presentations by YSN faculty and alumnae/i, including the annual Sybil Palmer Bellos lecture.

The National Institute of Nursing Research Appoints Professor Nancy Redeker to the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research

May 23 2014

The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) recently appointed Yale School of Nursing (YSN) Professor and Director of the Biobehavioral Laboratory Nancy S. Redeker, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, to the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research (NACNR), the institute’s principal advisory board.

YSN Receives Grant for Nursing Scholarships through RWJF New Careers in Nursing Program

May 21 2014

Yale School of Nursing (YSN) has been awarded a grant from the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program for the fourth time.

YSN Celebrated its 88th Commencement Ceremony on May 19, 2014

May 20 2014

Yale University School of Nursing celebrated its 88th Commencement on Monday, May 19, 2014, at St. Mary's Church in New Haven with 108 MSN graduates, three PhD graduates, and 3 post master's graduates.

YSN Alumna Linda Schwartz '84 Featured in Documentary Created by NMPL Student

May 13 2014

Yale School of Nursing (YSN) Nursing Management, Policy and Leadership (NMPL) student Elizabeth Leary ’14 has released a film featuring YSN alumna Linda Schwartz’84, RN, DrPH, FAAN. The film is part of Leary's NMPL advanced practica.

Yale School of Nursing Hosts the 2014 Creative Writing Awards

May 12 2014

On Thursday, April 24, 2014, Yale School of Nursing (YSN) hosted the eleventh annual Creative Writing Awards (CWA) at the Omni New Haven Hotel with special guest speaker Mark Vonnegut, physician and memoirist.

YSN Doctoral Student Recipient of the TriService Nursing Research Program Graduate Research Award

Apr 25 2014

Yale School of Nursing student and US Navy Commander Lisa Braun ‘15, APRN, FNP-BC, PhD(c), MBA, JD, Alumnus CCRN, FAANP was recently awarded the TriService Nursing Research Program (TSNRP) Graduate Research Award for her doctoral research.

Delta Mu Hosted the 2014 Sigma Theta Tau International Collaborative Scholarship Day

Apr 22 2014

Earlier this month, Yale School of Nursing’s (YSN) Delta Mu chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) hosted STTI’s 2014 Collaborative Scholarship Day. The day showcased research and scholarship of nurses from various Connecticut universities.

YSN Hosted a National Sleep Foundation Education Course on April 11, 2014

Apr 15 2014

The National Sleep Foundation presented Managing Sleep Disorders in the Primary Care Setting at Yale University School of Nursing on April 11, 2014.

Eastern Nursing Research Society Selects YSN Professor as Recipient of the Suzanne Feetham Nurse Scientist Family Research Award

Apr 15 2014

Yale School of Nursing (YSN) and Yale Child Study Center Professor Lois S. Sadler, PhD, PNP-BC, FAAN, is the 2014 recipient of the Eastern Nursing Research Society’s (ENRS) Suzanne Feetham Nurse Scientist Family Research Award.

Peck Place Elementary School Visits Yale School of Nursing

Apr 10 2014

More than 50 students from the Peck Place Elementary School visited Yale School of Nursing (YSN) last week to learn more about nursing and what happens during an office visit with a nurse practitioner.

Register Today for YSN's 90th Anniversary Symposium!

Mar 27 2014

Join Yale School of Nursing for its 90th Anniversary Symposium celebrating the scholarly contributions of Yale nurses this Saturday, May 10th, at YSN. Registration begins at 9:00am. The Wisser Tea reception starts at 4:15pm. Five CEUs will be offered for whole day attendance.

Three YSN Professors Featured on List of 100 Inspiring Nursing Professors to Watch in 2014

Feb 18 2014

Yale School of Nursing Research Scientist Angelo Alonzo, PhD, Executive Deputy Dean and Helen Varney Professor of Midwifery Holly Powell Kennedy, CNM, PhD, FACNM, FAAN, and Professor and Primary Care Division Chair Martha K. Swartz, PhD, RN, CPNP, FAAN, have recently been featured on onlineLPNtoRN.org’s 100 Inspiring Nursing Professors to Watch in 2014.

American Association of Colleges of Nursing and Center for Disease Control Public Health Fellowship Awarded to YSN DNP Student

Feb 10 2014

Yale School of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice student Robin Wallin ’85 has been selected to receive the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and the Center for Disease Control’s Public Health Fellowship.

YSN Alumna and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholar Margaret Flinter ’80 Advocates for Stronger Primary Care System

Jan 24 2014

Senior Vice President and Clinical Director of the Community Health Center (CHC), Inc. and YSN alumna Margaret Flinter ’80 was invited by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to become co-director of The Primary Care Team: Learning from Effective Ambulatory Practices (PCT-LEAP), a national project supported by RWJF.

YSN Doctor of Nursing Practice Student Named Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives

Jan 22 2014

Stephan Davis, MHSA, RN, FACHE, doctor of nursing practice student at Yale University School of Nursing has been named a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders.

End of Life Care Book Edited by Two YSN Professors

Jan 15 2014

Yale School of Nursing Assistant Professor Mark Lazenby, PhD, and Florence Schorske Wald Professor of Nursing Ruth McCorkle, RN, PhD, have co-edited Safe Passage, a global sourcebook for end of life care.

Two YSN Faculty Members Published In Same Issue of Cancer Nursing Journal

Jan 13 2014

YSN Professor M. Tish Knobf, PhD, RN, FAAN, AOCN and Florence Schorske Wald Professor of Nursing and Professor of Epidemiology Ruth McCorkle, PhD, FAAN, will each have a manuscript published in an upcoming issue of Cancer Nursing.

Nina Adams Presented Yale Medal

Jan 7 2014

YSN alumna Nina Relin Adams ’77 was one of six individuals honored with the 2013 Yale Medal by the Association of Yale Alumni (AYA). The Medal presentation took place during the annual assembly of the AYA on Nov. 21-23, 2013.

Dean Margaret Grey Interviews YNHH VP Sue Fitzsimons as Part of 3rd Annual Joint Nursing Grand Rounds

Dec 16 2013

Co-sponsored by YSN and Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH), the third annual Joint Nursing Grand Rounds was held on December 11, 2013 and featured an interview conducted by Dean Margaret Grey, DrPH, RN, FAAN, with Sue Fitzsimons, PhD, RN, YNHH Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer.

Yale School of Nursing Celebrates the Holidays with Former Neighbors from Church Street South Apartments

Dec 13 2013

Yale University School of Nursing (YSN) hosted its annual holiday party for the children and families of New Haven’s Church Street South (CSS) apartments on Dec. 11, 2013 at the School’s former home, 100 Church Street South.

Poynter Fellow Amy Berman Visits YSN

Oct 31 2013

Yale School of Nursing welcomed nursing journalist Amy Berman, BS, RN, to campus on October 31, 2013, as a part of the Yale University Poynter Fellow in Journalism program.

Amy Berman to Speak at YSN as Part of Yale Poynter Fellow Program

Oct 18 2013

Nursing journalist Amy Berman, BS, RN, will present “Nursing and the Media: Strengthing Our Voice” on Oct. 31 at Yale School of Nursing as a part of the Poynter Fellow program.

“Yale Nursing Matters” selected to receive 2013 Connecticut Nurses’ Association Media Award

Oct 18 2013

The media award will be presented at CNA’s Annual Awards Reception on October 23 at the Crowne Plaza in Cromwell, Connecticut.

Official Results are in for the 90th Anniversary Weekend 5K Run/Walk

Oct 14 2013

YSN students coordinated the School’s first 5K Run/Walk, coincident with the 90th Anniversary kick off weekend. A total of fifty runners signed up for the Run/Walk held on the morning of Saturday, October 5, 2013.

YSN Faculty Member and Students Present on Japanese Midwifery

Oct 10 2013

YSN students Audrey Muto and Lisa Weinstein joined Associate Professor Allison Shorten in presenting at Yale's West Campus on Midwifery in Japan

YSN Honors 90 Alumnae/i at 90 Yale Nurses Banquet

Oct 8 2013

As part of Yale School of Nursing’s 90th Anniversary kick off weekend, the YSNAA Board of Directors identified 90 outstanding alumnae/i who were honored at the 90 Yale Nurses Banquet on Saturday, October 5, 2013.

President Salovey visits Yale School of Nursing and Yale's West Campus

Oct 8 2013

As part of his pre-Inauguration rounds, Yale President Peter Salovey met with faculty, staff and students at YSN on Tuesday.

New Yale School of Nursing Building Dedicated

Oct 4 2013

Ribbon-cutting kicks off a weekend of celebratory events including the annual alumnae/i weekend and a sold out banquet honoring the 90th Anniversary of the School.

YSN Set to Dedicate New Building on University's West Campus

Sep 11 2013

October 4th will mark the official grand opening of the new Yale School of Nursing.

90th Anniversary Celebration and Building Dedication Set for the Weekend of October 4-5

Sep 10 2013

Yale School of Nursing will kickoff its 90th year with a very special anniversary celebration coinciding with its annual Alumnae/i Weekend on October 4 and 5. The celebrations will take place at the School’s new home on Yale University’s West Campus.

Cushing/Whitney Medical Library digitized YSN archives for 90th Anniversary

Sep 9 2013

As part of the 90th Anniversary of the Yale School of Nursing, the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library digitized a large collection of YSN alumni newsletters and memorabilia, dating from 1926 through 2004.

YSN Robert Wood Johnson Scholars Announced for 2013-2014

Sep 6 2013

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has announced that Yale University School of Nursing (YSN) is one of 55 schools to be part of the New Careers in Nursing (NCIN) scholarship program for the 2013-2014 academic year.

YSN MSN Student Honored for Research Through New York Academy of Medicine Fellowship

Aug 29 2013

The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM) recently selected YSN student Bronwyn Fleming-Jones ‘14 as an inaugural Margaret E. Mahoney Fellow.

YSN Introduces New Global Health Concentration for MSN Students

Aug 29 2013

New concentration designed to prepare students to serve global populations both internationally and domestically.

Yale School of Nursing Rings in 2013-2014 Academic Year with Convocation Ceremony

Aug 28 2013

YSN Convocation opens up the 2013-2014 academic year at its new home on the University's West Campus.

YSN Faculty Member Appointed to the Connecticut State Board of Examiners for Nursing

Aug 22 2013

Yale School of Nursing faculty member Geraldine Marrocco, EdD, APRN, CNS, ANP-C, was recently appointed to the Connecticut State Board of Examiners for Nursing.

First Students Welcomed to YSN's New Home on Yale University’s West Campus

Aug 19 2013

Yale School of Nursing welcomed its first students through the doors of the School’s new home on Yale University’s West Campus.

New Beginnings for Yale School of Nursing at Yale University’s West Campus

Aug 15 2013

As of Monday, August 12, 2013, all Yale School of Nursing faculty and staff have been moved from 100 Church Street South in New Haven to its new home on Yale University’s West Campus.

Yale School of Nursing to Celebrate 90th Anniversary

Aug 15 2013

This fall, Yale School of Nursing will be hosting a 90th Anniversary Celebration coinciding with its annual Alumnae/i Weekend on October 4 and 5. The celebrations will take place at the School’s new home on Yale University’s West Campus.

President Obama Nominates YSN Alumna for Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Policy and Planning

Aug 6 2013

President Obama recently nominated Yale School of Nursing alumna Linda Spoonster Schwartz ’84, RN, DrPH, FAAN, for the position of Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Policy and Planning.

Dean Grey Receives ADA’s Behavioral Medicine and Psychology Distinguished Contributions Award

Jun 24 2013

The American Diabetes Association presented the Behavioral Medicine and Psychology Distinguished Contributions Award to YSN Dean Margaret Grey at the Association’s 73rd Scientific Sessions last week in Chicago.

New Haven Register Features Yale School of Nursing’s Move to West Campus

Jun 24 2013

Yale School of Nursing’s move to the University’s West Campus was recently featured on the front page of Sunday’s "New Haven Register".

YSN Professor Recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award from the Oncology Nursing Society

Jun 21 2013

The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) selected YSN Florence Schorske Wald Professor Ruth McCorkle, PhD, FAAN, as recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award.

Follow the Progress at YSN's New Home on Yale West Campus

Jun 14 2013

Now in the final stages of renovations and construction, the new building on Yale University's West Campus has paint on its walls, the entrance is being completed, and cabinets, light fixtures, and carpet have been installed.

Linda Pellico Selected as NLN Academy of Nursing Education Fellow

Jun 14 2013

The National League for Nursing (NLN) recently selected Yale School of Nursing Associate Professor Linda Pellico as a fellow in its Academy of Nursing Education (ANEF).

Exploring Symptom Management Needs of Cancer Patients in Botswana

Jun 13 2013

YSN Assistant Professor Mark Lazenby, PhD, MSN, traveled this June to Gaborone, Botswana with students Lidia Lopez ‘14 and Katie Peterson ‘14.

Yale School of Nursing Set to Dedicate New Building on October 4

Jun 13 2013

October 4, 2013 will mark the official opening of the Yale School of Nursing’s new home at the University’s West Campus. The greater Yale community is cordially invited to the building dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremonies, beginning promptly at 2:00 pm.

YSN Professor Appointed Executive Deputy Dean

Jun 5 2013

Holly Powell Kennedy, the Helen Varney Professor of midwifery, was recently named Executive Deputy Dean at Yale School of Nursing, effective on June 1, 2013.

YSN Faculty Receive 2013 Nightingale Awards from VNA

Jun 3 2013

Marty Swartz, PhD, RN, CPNP, FAAN, and Marge Funk, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, were honored with a Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing.

YSN Student Recipient of Prestigious Downs Fellowship

Jun 3 2013

YSN student Beth Williams ’14 has been awarded a Downs Fellowship to study the accessibility and feasibility of Option B+ for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV/AIDS in Zambia, Africa.

Spring 2013 Issue of Nursing Matters Magazine

May 24 2013

Stay up-to-date with Yale School of Nursing faculty, fellow alumni, and current students by reading the spring 2013 issue of Yale Nursing Matters magazine.

YSN Student Awarded Prestigious National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence Scholarship

May 22 2013

The National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE) Scholar Award Program has selected YSN student Shelli Feder ’18 as a recipient of a two-year financial support scholarship for her doctoral studies.

YSN Commencement 2013 held on May 20

May 17 2013

106 YSN students celebrated commencement on May 30 at the Shubert Theater.

Sarah Gilbert Receives the 2013 Community Service Award

May 10 2013

At the annual Sybil Palmer Bellos Lecture held on April 22, Dean Margaret Grey presented the 2013 Yale University School of Nursing Community Service Award to Sarah Gilbert ’13.

The 2013 Griswold Home Care Creative Writing Awards Held on April 18

May 7 2013

Yale School of Nursing’s 10th Annual Griswold Home Care Creative Writing Awards was held on April 18, 2013, at the New Haven Lawn Club.

Annual Scholars’ Day Held at YSN

May 3 2013

Yale School of Nursing’s annual Scholars’ Day celebrated the scholarly endeavors and achievements of YSN’s students and included student/faculty mentor team presentations showcasing their research and educational progress.

2013 YSN Commencement Speaker Announced

May 1 2013

The 2013 YSN Commencement will be held on Monday, May 20, at the historic Shubert Theater in New Haven, with Commencement speaker Sue Fitzsimons.

Faculty and Students Presented with Prestigious Awards at ENRS Conference

Apr 29 2013

Two YSN students, Dean Grey, and Associate Dean Redeker presented with prestigious awards at the Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) Conference in Boston.

Linda Pellico and Three YSN Students Interviewed on Phil Mikan's Radio Show

Apr 25 2013

Caroline Briggs '14, Lester Manalo '14, and Gillian Graham '15 joined Dr. Pellico as guests on the Phil Mikan Radio Show.

Donna Diers Memorial Celebration

Apr 23 2013

A celebration of the life of Donna Diers, Dean and Annie Goodrich Professor Emeritus at Yale University School of Nursing, was held on Tuesday, April 23, at Battell Chapel on the Yale University campus.

"Team Intelligence" Highlighted at 2013 Sybil Palmer Bellos Lecture

Apr 22 2013

Yale School of Nursing’s Bellos Lecture, "Team Intelligence: What It Is, Why it's Critical and How Nurses Can Lead the Way in Developing It", was presented by Suzanne Gordon.

Community-based Participatory Research Training Offered

Apr 15 2013

Program is part of the Yale Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program and Yale Center for Clinical Investigation.

YSN to Host Annual Scholars Day, Set for May 1, 2013

Apr 15 2013

Yale School of Nursing will host its annual Scholars Day on May 1, 2013, from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, in YSN room 118. Presentations will be given by YSN students and faculty mentor teams.

Annual Griswold Home Care Creative Writing Awards Set for April 18

Apr 11 2013

Yale School of Nursing’s 10th Annual Griswold Home Care Creative Writing Awards will be held on Thursday, April 18, 2013, at the New Haven Lawn Club.

YSN Alum Ann Williams Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Researcher Hall of Fame

Apr 9 2013

Yale School of Nursing Emeritus Professor of Nursing, Ann Williams ‘81, will be inducted into the International Researcher Hall of Fame at the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Research Congress in Prague, Czech Republic, in July 2013.

YSN Librarian Recipient of 2nd Annual Marge Funk Award

Apr 2 2013

Janene Batten, the Reference Librarian for the Nursing Library, was the recipient of the Second Annual Marge Funk Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Award.

Donna Diers Memorial Celebration Set for April 23

Apr 2 2013

Sixth YSN Dean and American Academy of Nursing Living Legend passed away on February 24.

Renovations Continue at YSN's New Home

Mar 26 2013

Yale School of Nursing's new home on the University's West Campus to open in August of 2013.

Dedication of the new YSN building and kickoff of the 90th Anniversary Year

Mar 25 2013

Yale School of Nursing will celebrate its 90th anniversary and dedicate its new building during the weekend of October 4 and 5, 2013.

YSN Students Experience Healthcare Abroad

Mar 25 2013

International programs are part of the global health opportunities offered each year at YSN, coordinated by the Center for International Nursing Scholarship and Education.

Christopher Farmer Named Associate Dean for Finance and Administration at YSN

Mar 7 2013

Christopher Farmer was recently named Associate Dean of Finance and Administration at Yale University School of Nursing.

Dean Grey and Nancy Redeker Interviewed on Phil Mikan's Radio Show

Mar 6 2013

Yale School of Nursing's Dean Maragaret Grey and Professor Nancy Redeker were recent guests on The Phil Mikan Radio Show.

Nursing "Living Legend" Donna Diers Passes Away

Feb 24 2013

Dr. Diers was the sixth dean of Yale University School of Nursing.

Barbara Guthrie Appointed the New Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing

Feb 14 2013

Barbara Guthrie, PhD, RN, FAAN was recently designated as the Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing at Yale. Her research focuses on health promotion and risk reduction programs for adolescent girls from diverse ethnic, social, and environmental backgrounds.

Suzanne Gordon to Speak at 2013 Sybil Palmer Bellos Lecture on April 22

Feb 5 2013

Suzanne Gordon, award-winning journalist and author/editor of 15 books, will present the annual Sybil Palmer Bellos lecture at Yale University School of Nursing on Monday, April 22, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.

Nancy Redeker Inducted Into Seton Hall University College of Nursing Hall of Fame

Dec 17 2012

Nancy Redeker, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, YSN professor and Associate Dean for Scholarly Affairs, was recently inducted into the Seton Hall University (SHU) College of Nursing Hall of Fame.

Barbara Guthrie Invited to Meeting at the White House

Dec 17 2012

YSN Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Barbara Guthrie, PhD, RN, FAAN was recently invited to a meeting at the White House.

YSN Student Awarded the Dorothy Sexton Scholarship

Dec 14 2012

YSN Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) student Jonathan Kaufman Scher was recently awarded the Dorothy Sexton Scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. The scholarship amount totals $9,400.

YSN Celebrates the Holidays with Neighbors from Church Street South Apartments

Dec 13 2012

Yale School of Nursing recently hosted its annual holiday party for the children and families of New Haven’s Church Street South (CSS) apartments on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. This year, more than 50 children received gifts at the party.

Fall 2012 Issue of Nursing Matters Magazine Available Online

Nov 30 2012

Check out the stories from the new issue of Yale Nursing Matters online or read the complete e-magazine today!

2013 Marks Important Year for YSN

Nov 29 2012

With Yale School of Nursing's move to Yale West Campus (YWC) scheduled to begin in the summer and its 90th anniversary in the fall, 2013 will undoubtedly be a momentous year for the School.

Gruber Fellowship in Global Justice and Women's Rights

Nov 12 2012

For all recent YSN graduates ('10, '11, '12), the Gruber Fellowship in Global Justice and Women's Rights is an amazing opportunity to participate in funded global activities for one year working with an established sponsoring organization. Applications are due December 3, 2012 for the 2013-2014 cycle.

Lisa Summers '83 Shares Her Thoughts on Healthcare Reform

Nov 12 2012

Lisa Summers '84 shares her thoughts for healthcare reform in the United States.

Lee Woodruff to Speak at YSN's Creative Writing Awards on April 18

Nov 9 2012

Annual event is a celebration of "Yale Nurses Writing Nursing."

YSN Set to Reopen on Wednesday, October 31

Oct 30 2012

Yale University School of Nursing will reopen on Wednesday, October 31, along with the rest of the University.

Donna Diers Featured at 2nd Annual Joint Nursing Grand Rounds

Oct 25 2012

The second annual Joint Nursing Grand Rounds with Yale-New Haven Hospital featured Donna Diers, PhD, RN, FAAN. Watch the video here.

Despite Storm, Delta Mu Auction is On for Today, November 1

Oct 25 2012

Annual auction will be held at the Master's House at Silliman College.

Alison Moriarty Daley Receives the 2012 Florence S. Wald Award

Oct 22 2012

YSN's Moriarty Daley selected by Connecticut Nurses’ Association for the 2012 Florence S. Wald Award for outstanding contribution to nursing practice

Yale Schools of Nursing and Medicine Awarded NIH-NINR Research Center Grant

Oct 22 2012

Center will build on the strengths of the faculty at Yale School of Nursing, Yale School of Medicine, and the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation.

YSN PhD Student Strives to Eliminate Child Sacrifice in Africa

Oct 17 2012

On Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, more than 130 people from nine states flew to Dallas to support YSN PhD student and Ugandan native Rose Nanyonga Clarke’s walk of 32 miles in an effort to end child sacrifice in Africa.

Margaret Flinter Named 2012 YSN Distinguished Alumna Award Winner

Oct 11 2012

Margaret Flinter ’80 has surpassed the normal expectations of an advanced practice nurse.

Donna Diers to be Featured at Joint Nursing Grand Rounds

Oct 9 2012

Yale-New Haven Hospital and the Yale School of Nursing are co-sponsors for the second annual Joint Nursing Grand Rounds.

YSN Awarded Training Grant for Behavioral Aspects of Type 1 Diabetes

Oct 3 2012

YSN is the only nursing school to be granted this one time only award.

YSN Celebrates Alumnae/i Weekend and Reunion

Oct 3 2012

Yale School of Nursing hosted its Alumnae/i Weekend and Reunion on September 28 and 29 in New Haven.

Mary Moller Receives Distinguished Nursing Alumnus Award

Sep 26 2012

Mary Moller received the Distinguished Nursing Alumnus Award from the University of Nebraska Medical College (UNMC) College of Nursing.

Dean Grey Presented With Pathfinder Award

Sep 13 2012

Prestigious award is given annually to a nurse researcher whose work demonstrates a long program of scientific contributions.

Yale School of Nursing Welcomes Inaugural Doctor of Nursing Practice Students

Aug 30 2012

New hybrid DNP program commences at Yale with 14 remarkable students from around the world.

Mary Moller Presented with 2012 APNA Award for Distinguished Service

Aug 21 2012

Award honors Prof. Moller's commitment, initiative, loyalty, integrity and exceptional and meritorious service to the American Psychiatric Nurses Association.

YSN PhD Student Named Archbold Scholar

Aug 17 2012

YSN PhD student Nancy Knechel '16 named a Patricia G. Archbold Scholar by the National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (HCGNE).

2012 YSN Alumnae/i Weekend Set for September 28-29

Aug 13 2012

Register online now. You will not want to miss the 2012 Alumae/i Weekend at Yale School of Nursing!

Amy Romano '04 Receives Highest Honor from American College of Nurse-Midwives

Jul 12 2012

Midwife honored for innovation, creativity, and lifetime contributions to midwifery and women’s health.

Holly Powell Kennedy Part of Global Collaboration to Improve Mother and Newborn Health

Jul 11 2012

YSN Midwifery Professor Kennedy will be a lead author in a new global project, The Lancet Special Series on Midwifery.

YSN Awarded "New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program" Grants

Jun 22 2012

Scholarships will provide $10,000 to students from groups underrepresented in nursing or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

Mary Moller Honored by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association

Jun 14 2012

YSN Associate Professor Mary Moller is awarded the Distinguished Service by American Psychiatric Nurses Association.

Yale Nursing Matters Spring 2012 Available Online

Jun 7 2012

Yale Nursing Matters Volume 12, Number 2 is now available online as an e-magazine.

YSN Celebrates Commencement at Shubert Theater

May 21 2012

The 86th Commencement of YSN featured 99 MSN, three Post Master's Certificates, and four PhD graduates.

Donna Diers Receives Honorary Doctor of Science Degree from University of Wyoming

May 5 2012

Former YSN Dean Diers is one of three people awarded an honorary doctoral degree from the University of Wyoming in May.

Yale School of Nursing Announces Move to University’s West Campus

May 3 2012

School plans to be in a new building in time for the fall 2013 semester.

Taylor '14 awarded Foreign Language Fellowship Award, Phillips '13 selected as Downs Fellow

May 3 2012

Sarah Taylor '14 has been awarded the highly competitive Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship Award, while Psyche Phillips '13 is selected as a Downs Fellow for work in Botswana.

2012 YSN Commencement Speaker Announced

Apr 30 2012

2012 YSN Commencement will be held on Monday, May 21 in Shubert Theater. Commencement speaker will be Margaret Flinter, Senior Vice President and Clinical Director of the Community Health Center

Creative Writing Awards 2012

Apr 26 2012

Annual event celebrates "Yale Nurses Writing Nursing."

Professor Meadows-Oliver is selected as president-elect of national nurse practitioner organization

Apr 23 2012

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners announces Dr. Mikki Meadows-Oliver as president-elect.

Psyche Philips receives the 2012 Community Service Award

Apr 23 2012

Dean Grey presents the 2012 YSN Community Service Award to Psyche Philips at the Sybil Palmer Bellos Lecture on Wednesday, April 18, 2012.

Ashleigh Smith '12 receives Nightingale Scholarship

Apr 23 2012

Ashleigh Smith '12 is awarded a Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing.

Daniel E. Dawes Speaks at 2012 Sybil Palmer Bellos Lecture

Apr 19 2012

At the 2012 Sybil Palmer Bellos Lecture, Daniel E. Dawes spoke to faculty members and students on the Health Reform Law and health disparities.

$40 Million Public-Private Partnership to Test Alternative Prenatal Care

Mar 29 2012

Holly Powell Kennedy: "Research supports the use of midwife-led care models during pregnancy, including birth centers and group prenatal care."

Donna Diers Keynotes "Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing"

Mar 27 2012

Former YSN Dean was the featured speaker at the annual Nightingale Awards on May 10.

Course Assignment Leads to Six Publications and Invitation to Expert Panel

Mar 20 2012

A class project leads to six student publications and an invitation for YSN lecturer to join an expert panel.

Linda Pellico Authors Interactive Textbook for NCLEX Prep and Medical-Surgical Practice

Mar 12 2012

"We need to teach students how to think like a nurse."

Dawes to speak on health reform and vulnerable populations at annual Bellos Lecture

Feb 28 2012

He is an expert in health care reform and currently the Morehouse School of Medicine Executive Director of Government Relations, Health Policy, and External Affairs.

Why Do Heart Attack Sufferers Wait to Seek Help? Yale Heart Study Looks for Answers

Feb 16 2012

Yale Heart Study searches for answers on why people wait to get help when suffering heart attack symptoms.

Author Echo Heron to Keynote 2012 Yale Nursing Creative Writing Awards

Feb 9 2012

Tonight, April 26, 6 pm, be part of this very special YSN event featuring "Yale Nurses writing nursing."

Nursing Honor Society accepting applications for research grants and membership

Feb 9 2012

Applications are now being accepted for induction and research grants with the Sigma Theta Tau International

GEPN Certificate Ceremony 2012

Feb 6 2012

The Graduate Entry Prespecialty in Nursing was held on February 6, 2012 in The Anlyan Center

Two YSN Students Awarded Prestigious Yale Law School Gruber Fellowships

Jan 31 2012

YSN students Erin George '12 and Nichole Trumper '12 were awarded Yale Law School's Gruber Global Justice and Women's Rights Fellowships.

American Diabetes Association Grant to Develop TeenCope 2.0

Jan 26 2012

YSN Dean Margaret Grey and Associate Professor Robin Whittemore were awarded $750,000 from the American Diabetes Association to expand on past successes in helping adolescents cope with type 1 diabetes.

AJN Book of the Year Awarded to Nancy Redeker's Textbook

Jan 24 2012

Sleep Disorders and Sleep Promotion in Nursing Practice Wins American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award.

Barbara Guthrie Investigating Child Exploitation

Jan 19 2012

Dr. Barbara Guthrie is part of a panel of experts reviewing research involving a study of sex trafficking of children in the United States.

YSN Hosts Annual Holiday Party for Local Families

Dec 13 2011

Yale University School of Nursing hosted its annual holiday party for dozens of children and families from New Haven's Church Street South apartments on Tuesday, December 13.

"Yale Nursing Matters" Now Available as an E-Magazine

Dec 2 2011

"Yale Nursing Matters" is now available to read online as an e-magazine.

Research Opportunities Available in HIV/AIDS Research

Dec 1 2011

The Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS) was designed to meet the challenges and barriers to advancement experienced by groups who are underrepresented in the field of HIV/AIDS research.

A Master Class: The Growth and Development Of Nursing Leaders

Nov 30 2011

Watch a very special Nursing Grand Rounds co-sponsored by Yale University School of Nursing and Yale-New Haven Hospital - "A Master Class: The Growth and Development of Nursing Leaders."

YSN Professor Ruth McCorkle Awarded the 2011 Yale Cancer Center Research Prize

Nov 23 2011

YSN Professor Ruth McCorkle, PhD, FAAN, was presented with the 2011 Yale Cancer Center Research Prize for her paper "Healthcare Utilization in Women After Abdominal Surgery for Ovarian Cancer."

YSN Graduate Student Erin George to Take Part in Yale University President's Public Service Fellowship

Nov 9 2011

Yale School of Nursing graduate student, Erin George '12 is taking part of the Yale University President's Public Service Fellowship this year.

Theresa Brown, RN, Presented Poynter Fellowship in Journalism Talk

Oct 27 2011

YSN hosted a talk by Theresa Brown, RN, the 2011 Poynter Fellow in Journalism at Yale. Each year, the fellowship brings renowned journalists to campus.

Theresa Brown, RN to Present Poynter Fellowship in Journalism Talk

Oct 21 2011

Theresa Brown, RN, will present as a Yale Poynter Fellow of Journalism at Yale School of Nursing on October 25.

All Hands on Deck For Access to High Quality Health Care

Oct 18 2011

An op-ed piece by Dean Margaret Grey and Associate Dean Nancy Redeker in response to the "New York Times" story regarding nurses using the title "doctor."

Jacquelyn Taylor Presented Outstanding Research Award from International Society of Nurses in Genetics

Oct 18 2011

Associate Professor Taylor was recently presented with the Outstanding Research Award from ISONG.

Pat Ryan-Krause Named Conn. NAPNAP PNP of the Year

Oct 18 2011

Professor Ryan-Krause has been awarded the Connecticut National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners "PNP of the Year" award for 2011.

Jacquelyn Taylor Inducted as Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing

Oct 15 2011

Jackie Taylor was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) during the Annual Awards Ceremony on October 15, 2011.

Reunion 2011

Oct 4 2011

The Yale University School of Nursing 2011 Reunion was held Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1 on the Yale Campus in New Haven, Conn.

Lessons Learned from Reforms in Four Countries: Canada, UK, US, & Australia

Sep 30 2011

Australian guests speak about growing need for nurses to shape health policy globally.

YSN's Kleia R. Luckner Inducted into the Ohio Women's Hall of Fame

Sep 7 2011

Yale School of Nursing graduate Kleia R. Luckner ‘69 inducted into the Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame (OWHF), August 25, 2011, in the Atrium of the Ohio Statehouse.

Linda Pellico Selected for Josephine Dolan Award for Nursing Education

Sep 2 2011

Linda Pellico Awarded Connecticut Nurses' Association Prize for Outstanding Contributions to Nursing Education

Nancy Redeker Receives Virginia Henderson Award for Nursing Research

Sep 2 2011

Nancy Redeker Receives Connecticut Nurses' Association 2011 Virginia A. Henderson Award for Outstanding Contributions to Nursing Research

YSN to offer Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree

Aug 1 2011

Beginning in the fall of 2012, Yale University School of Nursing (YSN) will offer a doctor of nursing practice (DNP) degree.

Sharon Schindler Rising '67 Featured in NPR Story on Group Prenatal Care

Aug 1 2011

YSN Alumna Sharon Schindler Rising '67 was interviewed for a story on NPR's All Things Considered.

Marge Funk Receives American Heart Association Nursing Award

Jul 15 2011

YSN Professor Marjorie Funk, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, has been selected for the highest award of the American Heart Association (AHA) Council on Cardiovascular Nursing.

Nhu Tran '11 Awarded Dorothy Sexton Award

May 23 2011

As selected by the Acute Care Practitioner Faculty, Nhu Tran '11 was awarded the Dorothy Sexton Scholarship

YSN Faculty Receive Nightingale Awards from VNA

May 5 2011

YSN faculty Laura Andrews and Deborah Fahs were honored received the Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing from the VNA of South Central Connecticut.

YSN Student Melissa Kurtz Receives Nightingale Scholarship

May 5 2011

Melissa Kurtz, a 2011 YSN graduate, was recently awarded the 2011 Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing Scholarship.

YSN Creative Writing Awards Receives Endowment

May 1 2011

YSN honors Lesley Mills, a Yale Associate Fellow and passionate proponent of creative non-fiction writing.

Sybil Palmer Bellos Lecture

Apr 1 2011

Suzanne Bakken presented the annual Sybil Palmer Bellos Lecture at YSN on April 20, 2011.

Morgan Schopen '11 Receives the YSN Community Service Award

Apr 1 2011

The award was presented before the annual Sybil Palmer Bellos Lecture.

Ruth McCorkle Receives Psycho-oncology's Highest Recognition

Apr 1 2011

Ruth McCorkle received the Holland Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Psychosocial Oncology Society (APOS), the highest award given in the field of psycho-oncology.

Nancy Redeker Edits Graduate Textbook on Sleep Disorders

Apr 1 2011

This is the first comprehensive, evidence-based resource for nurses on the prevention and treatment of sleep disorders.

DRASH Medicine: Inside and out

Apr 1 2011

U.S Army Members set up a Deployable Rapid Assembly Shelter.

YSN Hosts HealthCamp CT "Unconference"

Apr 1 2011

Healthcare enthusiasts including nurses, physicians, entrepreneurs and bloggers gathered on April 2, 2011 at YSN.

In Nicaragua, A Little Help Goes a Long Way

Apr 1 2011

Around eight students as well as two professors travel to Managua annually to offer medical help and services.

Yale Tied for Seventh in US News and World Report Rankings of Graduate Schools of Nursing

Mar 16 2011

In addition to the number seven overall ranking, several YSN masters programs were ranked in the top ten.

Nancy Redeker Leads Eastern Nursing Research Society Scientific Sessions

Mar 1 2011

These Scientific Sessions offered numerous benefits to its attendees.

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro Reviews Budget Cuts' Impact on Future Research

Feb 1 2011

She is trying to sound the alarm about cuts passed by the Republican-controlled House last week.

Alumnus in Malawi to Research Pediatric Trauma Care

Feb 1 2011

Tolentino and Walker are implementing a trauma registry on those treated at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital.

The Qi (Energy) Moves West: A presentation on the growth of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the US

Feb 1 2011

Lion enthusiastically covered the evolution of Traditional Chinese Medicine in America.

Report on Conn. Daycares Leads to Increased Funding for Child Safety

Jan 1 2011

The funding addresses playground hazards and how medications are administered to children.

YSN Hosts Holiday Party for Local Children

Dec 17 2010

The party, held on December 16, invited 51 children and their families to the school for presents, cookies, and cocoa.

Donna Diers Honored by American Academy of Nursing as Living Legend

Dec 1 2010

To be named a Living Legend by the AAN, one must be a distinguished leader in the nursing world.

Nancy Redeker Named Editor-in-Chief of Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care

Dec 1 2010

Dr. Redeker is a Professor & Associate Dean of Scholarly Affairs at Yale University School of Nursing in New Haven, CT.

Donna Diers Honored by American Academy of Nursing as Living Legend

Dec 1 2010

To be named a Living Legend by the AAN, one must be a distinguished leader in the nursing world.

Steve Varley Appointed YSN Director of Development

Nov 1 2010

As Director, Varley supports the engagement of alumnae/i and friends in the work of advancing YSN.

AACN Selects Yale Nursing Professor as 2011 Distinguished Research Lecturer

Oct 1 2010

Funk is the 30th recipient of the prestigious annual award.

YSN and Local High Schools Collaborate on Interactive Health-e-Teen Program

Oct 1 2010

The Health-e-Teen Program is to focus on how healthy eating and physical activity can prevent obesity and type 2 diabetes.

Yale PhD Program in Nursing Ranked in Top Five in New Evaluation

Sep 1 2010

Overall, the NRC ranked in terms of quality 5,000 programs in 62 fields at 212 universities nationwide.

YSN Dean Margaret Grey Appointed CANS Steering Committee Chair; Faculty and Students Present at Biennial Event

Sep 1 2010

Celebrating its 10th year, this year’s conference had a record of more than 900 registrants and over 35 exhibitors.

Alumna Linda Schwartz Named President of State Veterans Affairs Directors Association

Sep 1 2010

NASDVA is an organization comprised of the top veterans' affairs officials in each state, the District of Columbia and the U.S. territories.

Disparities Training Grant From Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Sep 1 2010

This training grant is designed to attract students to participate in research to better understand and eliminate disparate cancer outcomes.

Group Receives $1.3 Million to Diversify Scholarship in HIV/AIDS Research

Sep 1 2010

The program aims to prepare scholars from underrepresented racial, ethnic, disabled and economic groups with the skills and experience needed to become successful HIV researchers.

YSN Students Stand Up for Vets in Need

Sep 1 2010

This annual event provides services to needy veterans from across Connecticut.

Nancy Redeker President of Eastern Nursing Research Society

Sep 1 2010

Redeker has set out three major goals for the organization under her leadership.

Volunteers Needed for Healthy Sleep Study at Yale University

Sep 1 2010

Participants will be men and women 21 years and older who have had heart failure or congestive heart failure and who also suffer from interruptions in their normal sleeping patterns.

Margaret Moss Appointed Nursing Specialty Director at Yale University

Aug 1 2010

She is one of only 16 doctorally-prepared American Indian nurses in the country and the only one to focus solely on aging.

Angela Crowley Selected for CNA Award

Aug 1 2010

The Virginia Henderson award is one of several Diamond Jubilee Awards established by CNA to honor individuals or organizations that have made outstanding contributions to nursing.

Multi-Site Trial to Study Guanfacine for Hyperactivity in PDD

Jul 1 2010

The 8-week trial will follow 170 children, ages 5-13 years, with pervasive developmental disorders (PDD) such as autism and Asberger's.

Delivering Diabetes Prevention Close to Home

Jun 1 2010

A new and innovative diabetes prevention program will be delivered in the Willimantic, Conn., community through a partnership between Yale University School of Nursing (YSN) and VNA East, Inc of Mansfield, Conn.

Holly Powell Kennedy Elected President of ACNM

Jun 1 2010

An internationally known midwifery researcher and leader, Dr. Kennedy is the first person to be appointed as the Helen Varney Professor of Midwifery at Yale in 2009.

Knollmueller Honored by ANA for Nursing Achievement

Jun 1 2010

Ruth N. Knollmueller, a retired Yale School of Nursing professor, received a national award for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Association (ANA).

John Devereaux Thompson Named to ANA Hall of Fame

Jun 1 2010

The ANA Hall of Fame Award recognizes lifelong commitment to nursing and impact on health and or social history of the U.S.

Teaching Children with Tourette Syndrome to Control Tics

May 1 2010

A study co-led at Yale University found that children and adolescents with Tourette syndrome (TS) can manage chronic tics using a form of behavior therapy as an alternative to medication.

Students Brighten Neighborhood with Mural

May 1 2010

Students from Yale University School of Nursing's Healthy Neighbors Project worked with neighborhood children to design and create a mural.

Yale Leads China Research Ethics Workshops

May 1 2010

Researchers from Yale University spent a week in China leading workshops on international research ethics.

Students Teach Safety at New Haven Health Fair

May 1 2010

The event gathered several area organizations and for an annual fair organized by Robert Howell of Charter Oak Community Health Center.

2010 Nightingale Awards Honor YSN Faculty

May 1 2010

The Nightingale Awards program was begun by the VNA of South Central Connecticut and honors nurses who make special contributions to patient care.

Sybil Palmer Bellos Lecture

May 1 2010

Capps founded the House Nursing Caucus, and said the group has gained great influence during the recent health care debates.

Alison Moriarty Daley presented with prestigious Elm-Ivy Award

Apr 1 2010

The Elm-Ivy Awards recognize individuals and organizations that have enhanced the many partnerships and collaborative endeavors between the university and its host city.

Christina Yon '11 Receives 2010 YSN Community Service Award

Apr 1 2010

Despite a heavy academic workload in the Graduate Entry Prespecialty in Nursing program, this student has contributed a great deal to the Yale University, and New Haven communities.

YSN Student Brandon Ko Receives Nightingale Scholarship

Apr 1 2010

YSN student Brandon Ko '10 was awarded a Nightingale Scholarship in the amount $1,200 on April 15.

Event Celebrates YSN's Student Scholars

Apr 1 2010

Five students from the master's, doctoral, and postdoctoral programs presented their research and educational progress.

Renfield Visiting Professor Presents "More Than a Gut Feeling"

Apr 1 2010

Heitkemper is Chair of the Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, and Director of the Center for Women's Health, at the University of Washington.

Dean Grey featured on cover of "Pitt Nurse" magazine

Mar 1 2010

Yale University School of Nursing Dean Margaret Grey was featured on the cover of the magazine "Pitt Nurse" to commemorate her being named a Legacy Laureate by the University of Pittsburgh.

Rose Nanyonga Clarke Retraces Her Steps to Freedom

Mar 1 2010

Witchcraft is a practice which remains common in some parts of Africa. At its darkest, its rituals include violence against women and children.

Yale Nurse Midwifery Specialty Receives 10-Year Accreditation Through American College of Nurse-Midwives

Mar 1 2010

"The BOR commends the Yale program for its profound contributions to the profession of nurse-midwifery and women’s health for more than a half century,"

YSN Student Returns from Medical Mission to Haiti

Feb 1 2010

Yale University School of Nursing (YSN) student Vic Tolentino '10 recently returned from a medical mission to Haiti to treat those affected by the January 12 earthquake.

YSN Honor Roll of Donors Available for Download

Jan 1 2010

Yale University School of Nursing has posted its 2008 - 2009 "Honor Roll of Donors" for download.

Barbara Guthrie Recognized for Women's Health Research

Jan 1 2010

Guthrie will be honored at a ceremony on February 18 in recognition of her extensive research in women's health disparities and gender responsive health promotion.

Linda Pellico Recognized as Alumni Leader

Dec 1 2009

This award is in recognition of Linda's years of service for Yale, for example as a volunteer for the Yale School of Nursing Alumnae/i Association, including serving as its vice president.

Visiting Fellow Presents Traditional Chinese Medicine

Dec 1 2009

Professor TANG Pingfen, a visiting fellow from China, gave a presentation on Traditional Chinese Medicine on December 1 at the Yale University School of Nursing.

Mary Moller Becomes President of American Psychiatric Nurses Association

Dec 1 2009

APNA is an 6,500 member-driven organization with a strong infrastructure and member outreach program.

Prof. Hamrin Collaborates on Medscape Video Focusing on Child and Adolescent Depression

Dec 1 2009

Diagnostic assessment issues, unique child and adolescent symptoms, psychosocial and psychopharmacological interventions, and health promotion strategies are all presented in this educational video.

YSN Gives to Local Community

Dec 1 2009

Faculty and staff of Yale University School of Nursing (YSN) donated more than 100 new toys and coats to the children of Church Street South (CSS) Apartments, a housing project located one block from YSN.

YSN Researchers Reflect on Florence Wald's Impact

Dec 1 2009

Three YSN researchers contributed to the Tribute to Florence Wald issue of Illness, Crisis, and Loss.

Two Yale Nursing Professors Inducted in American Academy of Nursing

Nov 1 2009

Yale University School of Nursing (YSN) Professors Lois S. Sadler, PhD, RN, PNP-BC and Ivy M. Alexander, PhD, APRN, were inducted into the American Academy of Nursing as new Fellows on November 7, 2009

Linda Spoonster Schwartz Honored by Sigma Theta Tau

Nov 1 2009

Dr. Schwartz was awarded for her devotion to nursing practice and to healing the wounds of war. A Retired Major, she served in the US Air Force from 1967-1986.

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Conference Hosted at YSN

Nov 1 2009

The conference was attended by PNPs, pediatric nurses, and nursing students, who gathered from around the state for a day of networking and educational sessions.

Dean Grey Named Legacy Laureate at University of Pittsburgh

Oct 1 2009

The award honors alumni who by virtue of their accomplishments serve as role models for the next generation. Dean Grey earned a bachelor's degree in Nursing from the University of Pittsburgh in 1970.

Margaret Grey Reappointed to Second Five-Year Term as Dean of Yale University School of Nursing

Oct 1 2009

Dean Grey, the Annie Goodrich Professor at YSN, has been at Yale since January of 1993.

Federal Grant to Improve HIV Treatment in China

Sep 1 2009

Since China first documented the presence of HIV in 1989, the AIDS epidemic has spread rapidly and widely throughout the country.

YSN Students Volunteer to Help Vets in Need

Sep 1 2009

Begun in 1992, Stand Down is a one-day program sponsored by the State of Connecticut to provide services for homeless and needy veterans, transported from around the state to the State Veterans' Home in Rocky Hill. YSN was one of 40 organizations assembled there.

Holly Kennedy Welcomed as Inaugural Varney Professor

Sep 1 2009

A reception was held on September 17, 2009, at the President’s Room in Woolsey Hall.

YSN Faculty Advancing Technology in Nursing Education

Sep 1 2009

Through this exploratory grant, YSN faculty will be provided the resources to record lectures, case studies, and conferences as podcasts and make them available through the classesV2 online learning platform.

Mary Moller Impacts Singapore's Advanced Practice Nurses

Sep 1 2009

Moller had an eventful visit to Singapore, delivering 72 hours of lectures in 9 days for nurses at the Institute of Mental Health/Woodbridge Hospital, a 2000-bed psychiatric facility, the largest in Asia.

Richard Selzer Relives Years as Korean War Doctor

Sep 1 2009

On September 24, YSN hosted a book reading and signing for Richard Selzer, a former surgeon and Yale School of Medicine professor.

Study Recommends Increased Clinic Hours for Student Nurses

Aug 1 2009

The article comes at a time when about 18% of newly licensed RNs are leaving their first nursing employer within a year of starting work, and about 26% leave within two years.

Ruth McCorkle Receives Psycho-Oncology Award

Jul 1 2009

She was awarded for outstanding contributions to the field of psycho-oncology, which focuses on the psychosocial and behavioral aspects of cancer.

YSN Professor Finds Popular Autism Treatment Ineffective

Jul 1 2009

Scahill was part of a team of researchers at six academic centers who carried out a randomized controlled trial of 149 children ages 5 to 17

Students Host Neighborhood Cleanup and BBQ

Jun 1 2009

A group of Yale University School of Nursing students organized a neighborhood cleanup and barbecue for the residents of the Church Street South apartments, a housing project located one block from YSN.

Nancy Redeker Named Associate Editor of Heart & Lung

Jun 1 2009

As an accomplished speaker and writer in cardiovascular nursing, critical care, and adult health, Redeker is devoted to promoting evidence-based nursing practice through research and education.

Barbara Guthrie Appointed to National Advisory Council for Nursing Research

Jun 1 2009

Professor Guthrie is a nationally recognized expert in culturally responsive health-related policies and programs.

2009 Nightingale Awards Honor YSN Faculty

Jun 1 2009

Two YSN faculty members, Jessica Coviello and Mikki Meadows-Oliver, were recently selected as winners of the 2009 Nightingale Award for Nursing Excellence in Connecticut.

Mark Lazenby '09 Awarded Fulbright Scholarship

May 1 2009

Lazenby will spend six months in Jordan researching the spiritual wellbeing of cancer patients in the Arab and Muslim worlds.

Laura Andrews Receives Distinguished Nursing Alumna Award

May 1 2009

Andrews was awarded in recognition of her leadership in developing the Medical Rapid Response Team (MRRT) at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, in addition to her role as a nursing educator at Yale University.

Brandon Ko '10 Presented 2009 YSN Community Service Award

May 1 2009

Yale University School of Nursing student Brandon Ko '10 was presented the 2009 YSN Community Service Award.

Mayor DeStefano to be featured at Sybil Palmer Bellos Lecture

Apr 1 2009

The Honorable John DeStefano, Jr., eight term mayor of the City of New Haven, will be featured at the Sybil Palmer Bellos Lecture on Wednesday, April 15, 3:30 pm, at Yale University School of Nursing (YSN).

Helen Varney Chair in Midwifery Named at Yale University School of Nursing

Mar 1 2009

Holly Powell Kennedy, CNM, PhD, FACNM, FAAN, has been named the inaugural Helen Varney Professor of Midwifery at Yale University School of Nursing (YSN). Her appointment will begin on July 1, 2009.

YSN Has Strong Presence at Eastern Nursing Research Society Scientific Sessions

Mar 1 2009

YSN faculty led three symposia based on their own cutting-edge research.

Yale Launches New Program for Cancer Survivors

Mar 1 2009

National “Cancer Transitions” Program Co-sponsored by The Wellness Community and the Lance Armstrong Foundation .

YSN Honor Roll of Donors Available for Download

Mar 1 2009

Yale University School of Nursing has posted its 2007 - 2008 "Honor Roll of Donors" for download.

Community Action Makes for Healthy Neighbors

Feb 1 2009

The fair was held in February at the Church Street South Apartments, a housing project located one block from YSN, and was open to the entire New Haven community.

Yale Center for International Nursing Scholarship and Education Hosts Latin America Panel Discussion

Feb 1 2009

All three speakers emphasized the connections between ethnicity and poverty in Latin America.

Community Action Makes for Healthy Neighbors

Feb 1 2009

YSN's Student Diversity Action Committee is taking action to improve the health of its neighbors.

Nursing Library Opens in China Thanks to YSN Book Donations

Dec 1 2008

The new library is one of the largest and most comprehensive English language collections on nursing in the People’s Republic of China, and is also accessible to students from other area universities.

YSN Professor Helps Students Produce Teen Pregnancy Prevention Public Service Announcements

Dec 1 2008

New Haven public school students developed and produced all aspects of the public service announcements, including writing, storyboards, directing, filming, and editing of these clips.

YSN and Clinton Foundation Partner to Advance Nursing in India

Dec 1 2008

An estimated 2.4 million people in India, from all sectors of society, are currently infected with HIV.

Diversity Action Community Service Awards Presented

Nov 1 2008

Yale University School of Nursing recently presented Diversity Action Community Service Awards to two local women who are leaders in bringing better health care to underserved populations.

Three YSN Faculty Inducted into American Academy of Nursing

Nov 1 2008

Fellowship in the American Academy of Nursing affords an opportunity to work with other leaders in health care in addressing the issues of the day.

Dean Grey Awarded Outstanding Scientist Award by National Nursing Academy

Oct 1 2008

The Outstanding Nurse Scientist Award is awarded every two years to a nurse scientist whose sustained program of research has made a significant impact on knowledge development with recognizable benefit for nursing practice and healthcare.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Funds New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program

Oct 1 2008

Eight entering YSN students received scholarships through the RWJF New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program in the amount of $10,000 each for the 2008-2009 academic year.

Yale-Howard Partnership Broadens Reach

Oct 1 2008

Since 2000, the program has brought students to YSN from Howard University, a historically Black private university in Washington, D.C.

Meadows-Oliver Recognized as Outstanding UConn Alumna

Sep 1 2008

UConn is highlighting the achievements of 40 outstanding alumni, all under the age of 40, who were recognized during activities on the weekend of Sept. 19-20.

Nancy Reynolds Appointed Director of Doctoral Program

Aug 1 2008

Professor Nancy Reynolds has been named Director of the YSN Doctoral Program.

YSN Receives $3.9 Million Federal Grant to Improve Heart Monitoring

Aug 1 2008

The study will test the effect of implementing new practice standards for ECG monitoring.

Ryan-Krause Named Interim Director of International Center

Aug 1 2008

Ryan-Krause has traveled overseas as part of the ongoing YSN Nicaragua project, a group of faculty and students who perform health assessments and arrange local follow-up care for impoverished children in Managua.

Dean Grey Testifies before Senate Committee Regarding Childhood Diabetes and Obesity

Jul 1 2008

Dean Margaret Grey testified before the US Senate's Subcommittee on Children and Families of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, chaired by Connecticut Senator Chris Dodd.

Professor Tish Knobf Receives Lance Armstrong Foundation Grant To Support Cancer Research and Survivorship Initiatives

Jun 1 2008

YSN was one of 20 community non-profit organizations across the country to receive LAF grants to support cancer research and survivorship initiatives.

YSN Faculty Presented With Nightingale Awards

Jun 1 2008

Three Yale University School of Nursing (YSN) faculty were recently awarded prestigious Nightingale Awards at a special recognition dinner and awards gala held on May 8 at the Chevrolet Theatre in Wallingford.

Everol Ennis '09 presented with 2008 Yale University School of Nursing Community Service Award

Jun 1 2008

Margaret Grey, Dean of YSN and Annie Goodrich Professor, presented the Community Service Award as part of the 2008 Sybil Palmer Bellos Lecture.

Bellos Lecture Held Before Overflow Crowd

May 1 2008

Harvard Professor David Williams' talk on health disparities at YSN's Sybil Palmer Bellos Lecture on April 16 drew and overflow crowd and rave reviews.

TeenCope Online

Apr 2 2008

Using eye-catching animations and graphics, TeenCope invites adolescent users in a fun and creative way to see virtual teenagers deal with common situations.

YSN Student Awarded Nightingale Scholarship Award

Apr 1 2008

The $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a YSN Student who demonstrates the potential for excellence in clinical practice.

Florence and Henry Wald House Dedicated at CT Veterans Home

Nov 1 2007

Florence Wald, a former Dean at Yale University School of Nursing, founded Hospice Incorporated in Branford, CT, in 1971.

YSN Doctoral Student Wins Prestigious American Heart Association Award

Nov 1 2007

This award is presented to a Council member who has exhibited excellence in the clinical practice of cardiovascular nursing throughout his or her career.

YSN Professor leads teen pregnancy program for Health Week

Nov 1 2007

This program, part of New Haven's "Health Week," was the kick-off event for Mayor John DeStefano's "Task Force on Teen Pregnancy Prevention."

YSN Professor Presents at National Summit

Nov 1 2007

Professor McCorkle presented a talk on "Evidence-Based Interventions for Cancer Caregivers."

YSN Researchers Featured in Premier Nursing Research Journal

Oct 1 2007

Nursing Research is the official journal of the Eastern Nursing Research Society and the Western Institute of Nursing.

Lois Sadler Named Seton Elm-Ivy Award Winner

Aug 1 2007

The Seton Elm-Ivy Awards are presented annually to recognize outstanding individual effort to sustain and expand the partnership between the "town and gown."

Nurse Leader Returns to Yale to Lead YSN Board

Aug 1 2007

Yale University School of Nursing (YSN) has named Angela McBride '64 to head its three-year-old External Advisory Board.

$2 Million Gift Helps Yale Nursing Students Avoid Student Debt

Aug 1 2007

Despite the demand, there are serious barriers to an advanced practice education.

$.5 Million Supports Interdisciplinary Education for Minority Students in Health Careers

Aug 1 2007

The Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation has awarded Yale University School of Nursing (YSN) $560,511 to expand their partnership with Howard University.

Annual Nightingale Awards Honor YSN Contributions

Aug 1 2007

Two YSN faculty members, Vanya Hamrin and Alison Moriarty-Daley, were recently selected as winners of the 2007 Nightingale Award for Nursing Excellence in Connecticut.