Joanne and Bill Conway, whose previous gifts supported a fast-track-to-nursing degree program for individuals from outside the nursing profession, have given another $5 million to provide scholarship support to students across all of the Nursing School’s programs.
Recent Articles by
Christine Phelan Kueter
May 14, 2018
Before becoming a nurse, Blake Duffer worked on a farm in rural Virginia. Now he’s earning a degree from UVA’s Clinical Nurse Leader program and will take his expertise to a Richmond hospital’s intensive care unit.
May 09, 2018
Nursing student Rebecca Abdul fought for nearly four years to get her mother out of the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo. With just days to spare, her mother was granted a visa and will be in Charlottesville May 20 to see her daughter graduate.
April 23, 2018
A UVA nurse inventor has created a vest to reduce accidents and the need for sedation among premature infants.
February 27, 2018
In Rwanda, a particularly virulent strain of strep bacteria, if left untreated, can lead to serious heart problems. A UVA nursing student is in the country helping to treat the patients who are worse off.
January 10, 2018
ONOS – the Obstetric and Neonatal Outcomes Study cohort, a repository of serum, umbilical cord blood, stool and placental tissue samples from local pregnant women – will provide an invaluable jumping-off point for researchers.
November 03, 2017
After every surgery, a team of technicians painstakingly scrubs every surface of the operating room before the next patient is wheeled in. Making that process more efficient is making a huge difference in the UVA Medical Center.
October 16, 2017
A pilot program in the School of Nursing aims to help obese women stay healthy during pregnancy.
September 28, 2017
Interest in nursing professor Rick Mayes’ course has soared, drawing graduate students from across Grounds because they “have begun to realize that health care is a part of everything; it’s not a separate silo, doesn’t exist in a vacuum by itself.”
September 07, 2017
Ashley Apple entered nursing seeking to serve her community. Now she’s pursuing a bachelor’s degree, the first step in her quest to instill her passion in future nurses. Her journey recently took her to Houston.