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June 14, 2021

Student Spotlight – Michelle Shin

Name: Michelle Shin Hometown: Los Angeles Degrees: MSN, MPH, PhD-c Department: School of Nursing Research/Areas of Interest: Cervical cancer prevention         How did you get here? Why nursing? I studied international development studies at UCLA, which was then a new major that combined foundational classes in history, anthropology, economics, and sociology. I…


December 11, 2020

New Undergraduate Disaster Management, Risk Reduction, and Health Course

This Spring, the UW School of Nursing will be offering a new undergraduate course designed for all pre-health  NURS 215: Disaster Management, Risk Reduction, and Health. Disasters affect the health of individuals and populations locally and globally. As the current COVID 19 pandemic has highlighted, nurses and health care workers are integral to the critical first…


December 7, 2020

Faculty Spotlight: Sarah Iribarren

Name: Sarah Iribarren Hometown: Basin City, Washington Degrees: BS Biology, Spanish, BSN, PhD, Certificate in Global Health Department: Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics Research/Areas of Interest: Treatment support, infectious disease self-management (with a particular focus on tuberculosis), mobile health/telehealth, informatics     How did you get here? Why nursing? Growing up in a rural setting…


June 16, 2020

Letter from the Directors

Dear UW Nursing Students & Faculty, Thank you all for a memorable academic year. This year took many unexpected turns. The COVID19 pandemic  has highlighted our resilience as a school and community. It has also demonstrated the stark inequities in our community, in our region and country, as well as around the world, specifically for Black, Indigenous, and…


April 1, 2020

Graduate Certificate in International Humanitarian Response

The Population Health Initiative is accepting applications for the Graduate Certificate in International Humanitarian Response program. The certificate is intended to provide University of Washington graduate and professional students from a variety of disciplines with an integrated body of study to better support prevention, mitigation, response and recovery from crises to assist those affected by…


March 11, 2020

Student Profile: Julie Skene

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Julie Skene is the first nurse to enroll in the DNP- Population Health Nursing & Global Health MPH Concurrent Degree Program (learn more here!) The Center for Global Health Nursing asked Julie a few questions about her passion for nursing and why she decided to pursue this concurrent degree program. Why did you choose nursing?…


March 2, 2020

Study Abroad Updates and Travel Resources

The Center for Global Health Nursing works closely with the UW Office of Global Affairs to track students going abroad and ensuring safe travel. We have been getting a lot of questions regarding travel while restrictions are in place. The UW has put together a very helpful FAQ page that is updated daily with new…


February 20, 2020

Deadline extended for the Global Rural Health Fellowship in Alaska!

  The UW SON’s Center for Global Health Nursing and the Alaskan Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) is recruiting experienced and newly graduated FNPs to work in Alaska for 12 month period beginning July 1, 2020. These candidates will become part of the second cohort of DNPs to participate in the prestigious UW Global and…


January 30, 2020

UW CGHN launches new global internship program with Omprakash

The UW Center for Global Health Nursing (CGHN) is excited to announce a new partnership with Omprakash, a Seattle-based global education nonprofit, which will increase study abroad opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate-level UW nursing students. Omprakash works with organizations around the world to create internships where they need help the most. They created the…


December 12, 2019

Global Month 2019

On November 14th, multiple departments came together to hear Sheila Davis speak about the growth of Partners in Health over the past 30 years. The event started with poster presentations from students engaged in global health projects over the past year. Andrea Shelton (DNP-Midwifery), Hannah Bridgeland (DNP-FNP), Nicole Bayard (DNP-FNP), Marissa Masihdas (DNP-FNP), Rikki Peck…



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