global health

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 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)…

CGHN at the 2019 WIN Conference

Picture of 2019 WIN Conference in San Diego, CA

To kick off Spring Quarter, numerous faculty and students from the University of Washington School of Nursing participated in the 2019 Western Institute of Nursing (WIN) Conference. WIN is one of four regional nursing research organizations in the US. Members of WIN include individual researchers, clinicians, educators, students, academic institutions, and health care organizations. Every…

March 28, 2019

Keio University Short-Term Exchange

By: Sandra Kolberg (ABSN Student) and Jessica Lee (BSN Student) Being a part of the Nursing program at the University of Washington has provided us with some incredible opportunities. We receive constant encouragement to learn and grow through diverse experiences on campus, within the community, or even internationally. One of the experiences available to us…

March 21, 2019

Brown Bag Seminar – May 14

    Join the Center for Global Health Nursing by welcoming Weichao Yuwen and Visiting Scholar Wenzhe Hua as they speak on the topic of “Challenges and Opportunities in Parent Engagement in Neonatal Intensive Care Units in China”. Weichao Yuwen teaches and conducts research in using technologies to promote sleep health and family health in…

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