Colleagues describe Emily Drake as “personally invested in her students,” a “creative and gifted educator” and someone who “challenges, mentors, and, through her teaching coaching and advising, ensures they become the best nurses they hope to be.”
More than three decades after earning an engineering degree from U.Va. and launching a successful career as a systems engineer, Catharine Carty has decided it’s time to give back. “Mental health, geriatrics, labor and delivery – I’m all in,” said the soon-to-be nurse.
The schools’ leaders agree that bridging gaps between health care professions is the key to effective 21st-century medicine.
Nurses are often at the forefront in rural health care around the globe, and a new center at U.Va.’s School of Nursing is preparing students to lead the way.
As a broader consideration of contemplation and health, the conference will feature architects, doctors and nurses, along with a public yoga practice led by famous gurus.
U.Va. community members are invited to comment between now and May 17 on the performance of Nursing School Dean Dorrie Fontaine as part of the reappointment review process.
Six student-selected professors had their 12 minutes on stage Thursday night to explain some of life’s toughest questions as part of Student Council’s “Look ‘Hoos Talking” event.
‘Outstanding’ U.Va. research projects with the potential to improve the diagnosis and treatment of disease recently received a funding boost.
A $5 million gift from Washington-area financier Bill Conway and his wife, Joanne, will provide funding for students in the School of Nursing’s graduate Clinical Nurse Leader program, as well as support for more faculty.
A program doles out $2.4 million to five projects studying treatments for conditions ranging from childhood cancers to Parkinson’s disease.