When Michaela Beaver graduated from the University of Iowa with a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree in 2014, she thought she was headed for a career in an emergency department; however, after about two years in a Sheldon, Iowa, ER, she noticed an alarming trend: access to mental health care was substantially lacking in Northwest Iowa.
UI College of Nursing alumnus Jimmy Reyes, DNP, AGNP, RN, associate director of practice and education at the Iowa Board of Nursing, was recently featured in a Johnson & Johnson publication that profiled four nurses who have taken their heartfelt care to the “next level” thanks in part to the company’s Campaign for Nursing’s Future.
Professor Barb Rakel, PhD, RN, FAAN, was recently awarded an Independent Grant for Learning and Change (IGLC) from the American Pain Society (APS) and Pfizer for her research project, which is titled “Development of an Electronic Prescription Bundle of Nonpharmacological Strategies for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain.”
For Iowa. Forever More: The Campaign for the University of Iowa Concludes as the Most Successful Fundraising Campaign in the History of the University and the State of Iowa