Recent Articles by

Christine Phelan Kueter

May 9, 2017
Erika Fernandez overcame financial hardship to transfer into the School of Nursing. Once there, she made her impact felt throughout the community.
April 27, 2017
Michelle Bonsu is heading for a job as a labor and delivery nurse in Fairfax. She is taking her favorite, stress-busting hobby with her: high-end baking.
April 10, 2017
Mavis Claytor, the first African-American student to enter and graduate from UVA’s School of Nursing, returned to the school last week to share her life’s story.
February 24, 2017
UVA associate nursing professor Randy Jones is using a $2.2 million grant to help men diagnosed with prostate cancer sort through their treatment options.
January 18, 2017
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.
December 6, 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.