Lisa Segre, PhD and associate professor at UI’s College of Nursing, was recently bestowed with a Global Curriculum Development Award for her proposal to substantially revise the course material for “Human Development and Behavior.” The award is funded through International Programs and the Stanley-UI Foundation Support Organization.
Associate Professor Sandra Daack-Hirsch, PhD, RN, was recently selected as a 2017-18 Fellow of the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) Academic Leadership Program.
American Pain Society/Pfizer Independent Grants Partnership funds UI research on opioid addiction
By Rebekah Tilley | Research and Economic Development | 7/11/2017
Two University of Iowa researchers are proposing a new avenue for treating pain that may have a significant impact on the U.S. opioid epidemic.
Reliance on 'traveling' nurses soars at University of Iowa
By Vanessa Miller | The Gazette | 6/26/2017
Julie Zerwic to begin at the UI in August
By Lynn Anderson Davy | Iowa Now | 6/12/2017
Julie Zerwic, executive associate dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has been named dean of the University of Iowa College of Nursing, a role she will assume Aug. 14, 2017.
Prof. Emeritus Kitty Buckwalter Named Interim Dean
Faculty member April Prunty, MSN, RN, was recently appointed Director of Simulation and Interprofessional Education at the University of Iowa College of Nursing.
Prunty has been involved with health care simulation for nearly 10 years and has always enjoyed it as a learning modality for health science students.
College of Nursing PhD student Sena Chae, MSN, RN, and her colleague, Kang San Lee, a graduate student from the department of geographical and sustainability science, were recently awarded second place in the 2017 Frontier Co-op Tippie Impact Competition. The two received a $1,000 cash prize for their project, which involved developing a sustainable business model for PVC-free medical bags.
Associate Professor Cormac O’Sullivan, PhD, CRNA, ARNP, was recently accepted into the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s (AACN) Leadership for Academic Nursing Program (LANP). According to the association, the program was created to enhance the executive leadership skills of individuals in mid- to upper-level faculty positions who have experience in academic administration roles and who aspire to lead the nursing academic unit.