Crystal Chu, a graduate nursing student, will test a new decision aid to help breast cancer patients understand the risks inherent with preventative mastectomies.
Recent Articles by
Christine Phelan Kueter
May 22, 2019
After spending two years as a psychiatric mental health nurse at UVA Medical Center, triple-Hoo Dallas Ducar is heading to Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital this July, joining as a nurse practitioner in its Transgender Health Program.
May 07, 2019
From an early age, Burris had a passion for social justice and a booming voice that got him noticed. The son of an immigrant and a Peace Corps volunteer, he’s embraced fighting for others while defining his own American story, and found in nursing a platform for change.
April 23, 2019
Once on track to be a meteorologist, a pilot, a radio personality or a physician, aeronautics stuntman and “double Hoo” Sidney Todd St. Clair found a home as a nurse.
April 01, 2019
Mothers whose babies land in neonatal intensive care units are at greater risk for postpartum depression. A nursing graduate student’s study suggests an intervention that may make a difference for the infants and their moms.
March 14, 2019
Once discharged from hospitals, many heart failure patients face an uphill battle managing their symptoms. Nursing professor Jill Howie-Esquivel is testing a new approach that addresses a trifecta of problems that menace heart failure patients.
January 16, 2019
In the fall, UVA faculty, staff and students, alongside police officers from the city, county and University, wrestled with questions about racial bias, inequality and what those issues mean for them in their roles.
November 27, 2018
One of just a handful of nurse-architects in the U.S., Tammy Felker uses her deep understanding of nursing to inform her work designing architectural spaces with health care clients.
November 09, 2018
Refugee children are significantly less likely to become immunized than native-born children, but that may not be for a lack of parents’ desire to have their child safeguarded.
November 06, 2018
A new $726,000 Department of Justice grant to UVA’s School of Nursing will improve how strangulation in the context of intimate partner violence is identified, understood and prosecuted in court.