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.
By Howard K. Butcher | Journal of Gerontological Nursing
By Tyler Strand | IOWA Magazine | 03/2020
College of Nursing student and Alpha Phi member Rylee Petitgout finds support from the UI community after a devastating accident.
Preparing for bed on June 24, 2018, Janine Petitgout (BSN ′90, MA ′94, DNP ′14) received the call every mother fears.
With an estimated 56 million Americans suffering from mental health or substance abuse disorders, Nurse Practitioners (NPs) possess the skills needed to fill the gaps in the U.S. mental health care system, providing comprehensive care for this growing patient population.
Regan Hulsing and Michaela Inman have something in common. Truth be told, they actually have two distinct and pretty remarkable things in common.
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.
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.
By Sara Epstein Moninger | UI Office of Strategic Communication | 12/12/2019
Morgan Kofoid has landed not one but two great gigs after her December graduation from the University of Iowa College of Nursing: one in an intensive care unit and one in the limelight.
UI Grad Student Researches Virtual Reality to Help Chronic and Acute Pain
By Madison Lotenschtein | University of Iowa Graduate College | 12/3/2019
Lynn Nakad was playing a scary virtual reality (VR) game with her brother when she wondered how this technology could help the medical field.
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).