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Recognition, Achievements & Awards: School of Nursing students receive scholarships and awards

Last Posted: April 14, 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.

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

Posted: March 12, 2014

Forty-three posters on the topic of "Promoting Healthy Communities: Interdisciplinary Perspectives" are listed for display 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.

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.