Team-based health care, formerly the province of nursing and medical schools, is making its way to the bedside at the U.Va. Medical Center – and it’s making a difference for patients.
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March 01, 2013
A small, noninvasive device that attaches to the ear and provides mild electrical stimulation may alter the brain’s pain-processing centers of fibromyalgia sufferers, according to two U.Va. nursing professors.
January 30, 2013
Even when race riots torched much of Detroit in 1967, Nancy Milio’s community health clinic was left alone. This week, Milio came to U.Va.’s School of Nursing to share the lessons learned.
January 02, 2013
A veteran diabetes educator is finding a large demand for her knowledge in the Middle East as she pursues a doctoral degree in U.Va.’s School of Nursing.
August 21, 2012
Pamela Kulbok, professor of nursing and chair of the Department of Family, Community, and Mental Health Systems in the University of Virginia School of Nursing, has been selected as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow for 2012. She joins a group of 20 nurse leaders chosen from around the country to participate in a three-year leadership development program.
August 03, 2012
Jimmy Howell came to U.Va. on a football scholarship in 2008. After aspirations of a professional career didn't work out, he decided to follow his true calling. After graduating from U.Va. last spring, the former punter traded in his football uniform -- for a nurse's scrubs.
July 19, 2012
More than 1,000 patients are expected at this weekend's annual Remote Area Medical Clinic, a three-day health care extravaganza supported by the University of Virginia Medical Center and U.Va.'s schools of Medicine and Nursing.
July 05, 2012
July 5, 2012 — Does Alzheimer's disease lead to incontinence? Not necessarily, asserts a University of Virginia researcher.
June 19, 2012
Breastfeed provides numerous benefits for babies and mothers. A U.Va. nursing student's study finds that encouragement makes the difference wheather and for how long a mother nurses her baby.
June 06, 2012
Nursing Student Examines the Inner Workings of Rural South African Clinic with Eye to Improving HIV and AIDS Care
Julie Schexnayder, a doctoral student in the University of Virginia School of Nursing, has something of a love affair with infectious diseases. The push and pull between disease and resistance, the dance between virulence and harmlessness – she finds the process fascinating.