Recent Articles by

Christine Phelan Kueter

September 15, 2021
Third-year student Davon Okoro is both a nursing student and fashion designer. His company, Guérison Globale – founded during quarantine – offers a range of spirited designs informed by Okoro’s passion for health care, hip-hop and art.
July 20, 2021
A UVA nurse scientist and psychology professor are working together to help Huntington’s patients deal with the “emotional roller coaster” the disease can cause.
May 13, 2021
Determined to see her patient through, nursing student Madi Wilson helped a new mother in labor.
April 16, 2021
Nursing professor Jeanne Alhusen earned a $1.9 million National Institutes of Health grant to study American women with disabilities who face a lack of access to quality reproductive and family planning care.
April 09, 2021
In the wake of George Floyd’s killing, UVA students Milania Harris and Zahra Alisa started Advocates for Medical Equality to confront the history of discrimination in health care.
April 07, 2021
Mary Dixon, who will earn a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree this spring, mentored nursing students and frontline nurses through the pandemic.
March 30, 2021
UVA students who have been vaccinated – many of them nursing and medical students – are serving as interpreters, checking in patients, giving shots and working to educate the community.
February 11, 2021
Nursing professor Virginia LeBaron will use a new $3.4 million grant to improve understanding of cancer pain and help patients and their family caregivers both anticipate and relieve it.
January 21, 2021
A UVA physician’s software that monitors patients to predict clinical problems is helping COVID patients.
January 04, 2021
Nursing professor Lee Ann Johnson studies the stigma associated with a lung cancer diagnosis, and how it often prevents these patients from seeking relief through palliative care. Her interest is deeply personal.