Recent Articles by

Christine Phelan Kueter

March 31, 2020
A UVA professor of nursing gives advice for those on the front lines of the pandemic.
March 26, 2020
Despite a recurrence of breast cancer that has landed her in hospice care, former ER nurse Pam Sierschula was determined to finish her bachelor’s degree. More than 50 people took part in her Zoom graduation.
February 26, 2020
The students find that serving the community as emergency responders adds a layer of depth and insight to their education.
February 14, 2020
An important pediatric cancer drug is in critically short supply, leading to difficult decisions for health care professionals. Math models being developed at UVA aim to ease the allocation process in times of drug shortages.
January 06, 2020
As transgender people age, they share many of the same needs as anyone else – plus others that require special attention from caregivers.
December 23, 2019
A nurse-led intervention for cancer survivors to gauge their psycho-social health and wellness weeks after their treatments have ended shows signs of success.
November 06, 2019
As an accomplished clinician, educator and administrator, White will continue to be a strong voice advancing health policy through this new position.
October 23, 2019
Nursing faculty member Emma Mitchell found that specially trained peers, armed with HPV self-collection kits, are effective in addressing disparities in detection and care in medically underserved areas.
October 09, 2019
A new UVA Nursing study found that a significant association exists between the presence of palliative care and nurses’ levels of “moral distress,” a driving factor in nursing burnout and professional attrition.
September 19, 2019
A study from a UVA nursing professor finds that, despite the billions spent to support such families, Medicaid waivers offer maddeningly well-intentioned, but poorly executed support.