UVA’s clinical nurse leader program, ranked second in the nation, allows those with at least a bachelor’s degree in another field to enter into nursing. Many would not be able to give up their current jobs without the Conway Scholarship.
Recent Articles by
Christine Phelan Kueter
December 06, 2016
Graduate nursing student Elizabeth Hundt is exploring how the design of an old federal psychiatric hospital may hold importance for the architects of modern health care facilities.
October 24, 2016
In schools, food banks and prenatal health clinics, students are discovering that nurses often make all the difference in the lives of the people they encounter.
September 13, 2016
Between a fifth and a quarter of American women experience violence at some point during their lives, making it “imperative that clinicians screen all women,” nursing researcher Linda Bullock said.
July 29, 2016
Prescription opioid abuse is a serious problem in Southwest Virginia, but so is mortality from advanced cancer. Nursing professor Virginia LeBaron is seeking to help health care providers and policymakers better understand who can access pain relief – and who cannot.
June 22, 2016
For women living in underserved, rural areas like Southwest Virginia where rates of cervical cancer are two to three times higher than the state average, access to health care can be a real barrier. One UVA nursing professor is researching whether at-home testing can help determine a woman’s risk for cervical cancer while it's still treatable.
June 16, 2016
With a $441,000 National Institutes of Health grant, nursing professor Jeongok Logan aims to broaden how we understand the ways stress contributes to arterial stiffness, which leads to high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease.
May 17, 2016
When Fulbright Scholar Pam Kimeto arrived in Charlottesville from Kenya to pursue a Ph.D. in nursing, she was greeted by the seismic news of a surprise pregnancy and Virginia's 5.8-magnitude earthquake. Nonetheless, she emerged triumphant five years later.
April 29, 2016
A new study from the UVA School of Nursing examines the link between family planning and unplanned pregnancy among women living with disabilities.
March 17, 2016
Breast cancer gave nursing student Carolyn Wellford the chance to enroll in a clinical trial, and the experience fanned her desire to pursue nursing research.