The traditional dark-blue dye used to diagnose skin injuries suffered by rape survivors does not show up well in women of color. Kathryn Laughon is aiming to change that, with a new fluorescent dye that is currently undergoing testing.
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Christine Phelan Kueter
June 25, 2014
Rose’s work aims to provide support and systems to keep loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia at home for as long as possible.
June 20, 2014
Among her range of leadership roles, Cipriano takes on a new one, advocating for nursing issues.
June 17, 2014
Nursing professors Emily Drake and Elayne Phillips have been selected as American Academy of Nursing fellows. They will be inducted into the academy this fall, bringing the Nursing School’s number of fellowships to 34, 27 of which are with the AAN.
June 05, 2014
Arlene Keeling was thrilled to be chosen to write the official history of nursing at the famed hospital network, though she knew it would be a challenge to finish in the year allotted. She rolled up her sleeves, and with lots of help, produced a memorable volume.
May 07, 2014
One was an arborist, brewer, youth counselor and cowboy; another ministered to a Mennonite flock in Harrisonburg. Ben Heltzel and Meg Wightman will walk the Lawn on May 18 and shortly thereafter start new careers as nurses at the U.Va. Medical Center.
April 24, 2014
Nursing professor Audrey Snyder is employing telemedicine to reduce disparities in the outcomes of women with highly treatable cervical and uterine cancers.
April 04, 2014
Doctoral students Karen Moss and Alex Wolf will receive $40,000 each for tuition and research support as part of being named Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence in Healthcare Scholars.
February 04, 2014
The research not only reveals how differently women from a variety of racial and ethnic backgrounds cope with and experience childbirth, it illustrates the cultural competence that today’s nursing professionals must have.
January 30, 2014
A dark cloud in American history – the forced internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II – had a silver lining: it propelled many in the camps toward a career in nursing.