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Hometown Hawkeye: Sandra Daack-Hirsch

Associate Professor Sandra Daack-Hirsch has led a storied career in nursing research, predominately focusing on genetic counseling and the care of children and families who have congenital disorders. More specifically, Dr. Daack-Hirsch studies how family health history influences people’s ideas about their personal health risk, as well as how family members communicate health risk for inherited diseases.

Future Clinical Nurse Leaders Awarded Conference Scholarships

Current University of Iowa College of Nursing Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) students Lauren Maus (left) and Rania Schreiber have been awarded 2020 Dean’s CNL Conference Scholarships. Both used funds from the scholarship to travel to the CNL Summit in San Antonio in late February. The summit provides a national forum for all health care and academic audiences currently implementing or interested in exploring CNL education and practice.

St. Marie’s Article on Opioid Use Disorder Published in Comprehensive AACN Journal

Epidemic levels of chronic pain, opioid use disorder add to challenges of managing patients in pain

NEWSWISE – The combination of more Americans reporting daily chronic pain and the rapidly increasing prevalence of opioid misuse and opioid use disorder (OUD) adds to the challenges of relieving patients’ pain effectively and safely.

CON Faculty Selected to Receive Distinguished Veterans Award

Hawkeye Distinguished Veterans Award recipients to be honored Nov. 14

By Alison McGaughey | UI Office of Strategic Communication | 11/7/2019

College of Nursing faculty members Kathleen Buckwalter and Julie Stanik-Hutt are among the six University of Iowa alumni and faculty who will be honored in a ceremony at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, in the Main Lounge of the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU).

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