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  • Meet our T32 pre-doctoral trainees

    The RiNGH training program, funded by the National Institute for Nursing Research (T32 NR019761) and coordinated by the CGHN and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, prepares nurse scientists with knowledge and skills to advance global health equity through team-based, interdisciplinary research. This training grant offers pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships of up to 2…

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  • Meet T32 Predoc Rodney Perkins

    Before post-graduate work, Rodney led the Preexposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for Her initiative at Mary's Center in Washington, DC. PrEP for Her is a DC collaboration between the DC Department of Health and Washington AIDS Partnership (WAP), the first city-wide program exclusively for women of color. Before taking the position at Mary's Center, he was the…

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  • Meet T32 Predoc Melissa Vera

      Melissa Vera is a current PhD candidate at the University of Washington School of Nursing. She is a citizen of the Ts’msyen and Yaqui First Nations from British Columbia and Northern Mexico, respectively. Her research focuses on HIV prevention among adolescent girls and young women in Western Kenya at UW Department of Global Health. She…

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  • Meet T32 Predoc Deepa Oja

    Deepa Oja is from Ithaca, New York and has a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Hobart and William Smith colleges in Geneva, New York. She completed her ABSN (2014) and MSN (2017) degrees from Johns Hopkins University and completed my Nurse Practitioner residency from Highland Family Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center.  Since…

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  • 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…

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  • Frontiers of Global Health: Exploring the Ethics of Phased COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

    On January 19, 2021, the Center for Global Health Nursing, with moderator and DNP Student Tyler Breier, hosted a panel of leaders engaged in the ethics of COVID-19 vaccine distribution. We welcomed four leaders from different disciplines to discuss the challenges and the ever evolving ethical discussions of vaccine distribution on a wide scale. Panelists…

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  • 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…

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  • Global Month 2020

    Global Health Nursing: From Training to Practice November 10, 2020 This year, as part of UW Global Month hosted by the Population Health Initiative, the Center for Global Health Nursing (CGHN) asked nurses in global health to share their experiences going from training to practice. Many students ask us what skills a nurse needs to…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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