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Associate Professor Receives Dual Honors

Posted: Sept. 11, 2014

Sheryl Innerarity, RN, PhD, FNP, ACNS, received both the 2014 Member Services Award and the State Award for Excellence at the Texas Nurse Practitioner's (TNP) American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) national meeting.

Recognition, Achievements & Awards: Faculty member recognized as a top pediatric nursing professor

Last Posted: Sept. 4, 2014

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing believes it is important to honor and celebrate our faculty, alumni and students and their achievements in and contributions to scholarship, research and service. This catalog of honor is one way we say “Thank you” for the diligence and integrity they display through their work each and every day.

Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses Honors Associate Professor for Outstanding Contributions to the Profession

Posted: Aug. 13, 2014

Linda H. Yoder, PhD, MBA, RN, AOCN, FAAN, is the 2014 recipient of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) President’s Award.

Too Tired to Care: Research focuses on overtime policies for overworked nurses

Posted: July 30, 2014

As politicians and policymakers wrangle over the Affordable Care Act, and health care providers brace for an expected influx of previously uninsured individuals demanding access to medical services, one issue gets lost in all the noise: how will already overworked, overtired nurses handle the increasing patient load?

School of Nursing Receives Funds to Provide Health Care for Low-Income Central Texans

Posted: July 21, 2014

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing has received a two-year $703,000 grant from the St. David’s Foundation to fund services at the UT School of Nursing Wellness Center, which provides health care for low-income, uninsured residents of Central Texas.

"In Their Shoes": Award-Winning Program Teaches Students About Barriers to Accessing Health Care

Posted: July 17, 2014

Austin is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States today. Sadly, its low-income population is growing almost as fast. Between 2000 and 2011, the number of people living in poverty in the city’s suburbs grew by more than 140 percent; and 28,000 children, or 15 percent of juveniles, live in extreme poverty.

SONstar Award: Congratulations to May SONstar Charla Carrington!

Posted: June 20, 2014

The School of Nursing values its employees. As a way of recognizing members of staff for their important contributions, we believe in rewarding staff employees who demonstrate a commitment to the goals and values of the University and the School.

Changing the Culture for the Good: New admission process smooths the way for freshmen

Posted: June 13, 2014

For many first-year students, going away to college is a big step, sometimes even a scary one. Questions abound: Will I succeed? Will I make friends? Will I be able to register for the classes I need?

Undergraduate Student Research Projects 2014 | Graduate Student Research Projects 2014

Posted: June 4, 2014

Research is at the core of both the School of Nursing and The University of Texas at Austin mission statements, and as such is fundamental to our purpose. The research performed by School of Nursing students prepares our graduates to be the future of nursing research. We are proud to highlight a selection of student research here.

Featured Summer 2014 Courses

Posted: June 2, 2014

Learn about Summer 2014 Featured Freshman Signature Courses: Stress Management and Mental Fitness

Nursing Undergraduates Make Strong Showing: School's Disaster Preparedness program wins again at National Convention

Posted: May 19, 2014

Four members of the University of Texas Nursing Students Association (UTNSA) recently represented The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing at the 2014 National Student Nurses Association's 62nd Annual National Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

Promoting Healthy Communities: Research conference focused on strategies for achieving public health

Posted: April 7, 2014

Obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer — the list of chronic diseases affecting almost 50 percent of Americans goes on and on. Many of these illnesses, however, are avoidable when communities come together to change the places we live in, according to experts at the 2014 St. David’s–CHPR annual research conference.

Connecting with a Researcher: Dr. Alexa Stuifbergen discusses her research on individuals living with multiple sclerosis

Posted: March 17, 2014

When Dr. Alexa Stuifbergen was a Ph.D. student studying the impact of chronic illness on families, the connections she made led to more than two decades of work with the MS community.

2014 St. David’s CHPR Annual Conference: Poster Presentation Abstracts | 2014 St. David’s CHPR Annual Conference: PowerPoint Presentations

Posted: March 12, 2014

Forty-three posters and six presentations on the topic of "Promoting Healthy Communities: Interdisciplinary Perspectives" were presented at the 2014 SDCHPR conference on April 2, 2014.

UT Austin School of Nursing Associate Dean Receives National Nursing Service Award

Posted: March 6, 2014

The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) today presented its prestigious Sue B. Davidson Service Award to Sharon D. Horner, PhD, RN, MC-CNS, FAAN, Professor, Associate Dean for Research and the Dolores V. Sands Chair in Nursing Research at the University of Texas (UT) Austin School of Nursing.

School of Nursing Asthma Researcher Receives “Research in Minority Health” Award

Posted: March 3, 2014

Sharon Horner, PhD, RN, FAAN, associate dean for research and the Dolores V. Sands chair in Nursing Research professor at The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, was awarded the 2014 “Research in Minority Health” award.

School of Nursing Launches Website to Promote Interprofessional Education

Posted: Feb. 26, 2014

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing has launched UT-Interprofessional Education (UT-IPE) — a new website providing a centralized location for interprofessional education information available to all health providers and professionals.

School of Nursing Awarded Grant to Address Nursing Faculty Shortage

Posted: Feb. 19, 2014

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing has received a grant of $20,000 from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare to help fund the scholarships of two doctoral nursing students in 2014.

Dementia Caregiver Study Applauded by Gerontological Nursing Association: Dr. Cherie Simpson wins Judith Braun Award for Advancing the Practice of Gerontological Nursing

Posted: Feb. 6, 2014

In keeping with advances made in adult gerontological research and education at The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, Cherie Simpson, PhD, MBA, RN, and assistant professor, has been awarded the 2013 Judith Braun Award for Advancing the Practice of Gerontological Nursing.

SONstar Award: Congratulations to January SONstar Mickey Gonzales!

Posted: Jan. 8, 2014

The School of Nursing values its employees. As a way of recognizing members of staff for their important contributions, we believe in rewarding staff employees who demonstrate a commitment to the goals and values of the University and the School.

The School of Nursing Offers a Texas-sized Welcome: Dr. Clay Johnston appointed inaugural dean of the Dell Medical School

Posted: Jan. 23, 2014

As dean of The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, I am pleased to welcome to Austin Dr. S. Claiborne "Clay" Johnston, inaugural dean of the Dell Medical School. His appointment means that the medical school can literally begin to take shape.