April 16, 2024

CGHN Travel Scholarships Open Now!

Fieldwork and travel scholarships Applications are due by 11:59 PM PST on May 24, 2024. The Center for Global Health Nursing offers a variety of scholarships and fellowships to help support students’ fieldwork experience in global settings.  You can find your own experience, or use the programs offered by the Center for Global Health Nursing…

January 19, 2024

Nursing Experiences in Peru

  The UW School of Nursing’s Engagement in Iquitos, Peru: 2016 – Present  The School of Nursing, has been collaborating with a multidisciplinary team of UW and Peruvian researchers in Iquitos since 2016 with support from generous donors, including the estate of Barbara Wyman. UW SON students first began coming to Iquitos as part of…

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…

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…

March 11, 2020

Student Profile: Julie Skene

Photo of Julie Skene

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?…

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…

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…

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…

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