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…

October 7, 2019

CEO of Partners in Health, Sheila Davis, to Visit UW

Picture of CEO of Partners in Health, Sheila Davis

  November 14th, 2019  at HUB 250 Poster viewing 2:30 – 3 pm, Presentation 3 – 4 pm   Dr. Sheila Davis is the Chief Executive Officer at Partners In Health (PIH). Previously, she served as Chief of Clinical Operations and as Chief Nursing Officer, where she oversaw nursing efforts as well as supply chain, medical informatics, laboratory, infrastructure, and quality…

Two SoN Students Part of Population Health Initiative’s 2019 Applied Research Fellowship

Two School of Nursing students were part of the Population Health Initiative’s 2019 Applied Research Fellowship. Jane Kim (DNP Student) and Michelle Shin (PhD Student) spent 10 weeks during the summer to analyze the maternity and infant wraparound services provided by First Steps to low-income individuals. To learn more about their findings and more about…

August 22, 2019

Kathy McCarty Visits From Chidamoyo

Kathy McCarty with UW PT Students

The Center for Global Health Nursing and the School of Nursing are pleased to welcome Kathy McCarty as she visits University of Washington School of Nursing on September 12th and 13th.  She will be speaking about “Practicing Health Care in a Rural Zimbabwean Setting” at 11 am – 12 pm on Thursday September 12th in HSB T661, immediately…

August 21, 2019

Global Health Nursing Course

Registration time is upon us, and we are pleased to offer NURS 581: Global Health Nursing again this Autumn Quarter. This course has been designed by Co-directors, Sarah Gimbel and Pamela Kohler, to explore the health provider perspective and will give students an overview of global health equity. Instructor Sarah Gimbel will lead the class in…

July 29, 2019

Blog Update: Iquitos

Andrea Shelton and I have had a busy couple of weeks here in Iquitos. Our last couple of weeks have centered around continuing the Academia Familiar del Amazonas (AFA) program started by last year’s Peru Scholars. The intention of this program is to support the women of the Claverito Community with education sessions addressing issues…

July 25, 2019

New Graduate Certificate for International Humanitarian Response

Healthcare Workers training for emergency response

The Center for Global Health Nursing is excited to share that the Population Health Initiative has launched a new 15-credit  Graduate Certificate in International Humanitarian Response. Beginning this fall, the certificate is an interdisciplinary program through the UW Graduate School, and connects professionals from Public Health, Law, Public Policy, Engineering, Nursing, Pharmacy, Built Environment, and…

July 11, 2019

Week One with the 2019 Peru Scholars

  Andrea Shelton and I arrived in Iquitos, Peru on July 1 eager to meet the Claverito community members and get to work on our projects. The weather is not nearly as hot and sticky as we expected, so we are both quite relieved about that surprise! During this first week we got a taste…

July 1, 2019

Jillian Pintye recognized by WGHA

Dr. Jillian Pintye, Assistant Professor in the Behavioral Nursing and Health Informatics Department at the School of Nursing, was recognized by the Washington Global Health Alliance as a 2019 Pioneers Rising Leader. Judges noted that her impatience to prevent HIV is already making a difference for pregnant women and has expanded HIV prevention options for policymakers….

June 12, 2019

Introducing UW Global Rural Health Fellow Krysta Byrnes

UW Global Rural Health Program -Alaska

Since the creation of the Center for Global Health Nursing in 2016, Dr. Sarah Gimbel has been working hard together with first Dr. Bob Onders and more recently, Dr. Kyle Pohl from the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) to build a doctoral fellowship opportunity for recent DNP graduates. The Global Rural Health Fellowship (GRHF)…

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