Recent Articles by

Christine Phelan Kueter

September 6, 2012
Risk factors like high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, and a history of stroke and smoking are linked to vascular problems – and ultimately dementia. A new U.Va. study aims to find out whether primary care could do a better job of identifying dementia’s early warning signs among African-Americans, who suffer disproportionately from vascular problems.
September 6, 2012
Working trips to Africa give Nursing School students, May graduates and professors a chance to hone their skills on the global stage and broaden their world view.
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 3, 2012
Jimmy Howell came to UVA 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 UVA 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 UVA's schools of Medicine and Nursing.
June 19, 2012
Breastfeed provides numerous benefits for babies and mothers. A UVA nursing student's study finds that encouragement makes the difference wheather and for how long a mother nurses her baby.