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October 2017

Shelter from the Storm

Growing up just north of Miami, Florida, Ashley Collins Roy was accustomed to experiencing some of Mother Nature’s wrath, including significant weather events such as hurricanes. So as this University of Iowa College of Nursing alumna watched the devastation unfold as Hurricane Harvey made landfall in coastal Texas, she immediately knew she wanted to be a part of the recovery efforts.

Gilbertson-White Secures Additional Funding for Cancer Research

Professor Stephanie Gilbertson-White, PhD, APRN-BC, was recently awarded a University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (HCCC)/American Cancer Society (ACS) seed grant for junior faculty. The funding will be applied toward her research project, which is titled “A Symptom Self-Management Website for Rural Cancer Patients: Feasibility Testing to Determine Usability and Acceptability by Patients.”