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    College of Nursing News

    Jun 1, 2020
    CU Nursing News is current with stories that begin in 2017. New Archives hosts all stories from 2016 and back.
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  • Rachel Johnson PhD

    Mental Health Struggles Lead to a PhD in Caring Science

    May 11, 2020 by Dana Brandorff
    When asked 'why' to the possibility, Rachel Johnson becomes the first interdisciplinary graduate of the PhD in Caring Science program.
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  • Home Depot Donation

    Nurse’s Action Gets Results

    Apr 13, 2020 by Dana Brandorff
    When CU Nursing PhD student Brittni Goodwin realized there weren’t enough N95 masks for her colleagues at area hospitals, she went to work to get the needed supplies. She contacted Home Depot with an email plea to reserve masks for health care workers and her efforts paid off! CU Anschutz received a donation of 10,000 N-95 masks April 6.
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  • Sheridan Health Services external sign

    Looking for Affordable, Local Healthcare? Try Sheridan Health Services, a CU Nursing clinic

    Dec 21, 2018 by Dana Brandorff
    ​​Many adults crave a simpler form of health care – something where you feel like a person and not another number. Registered nurse Sally Daigle found that at Sheridan Health Services, a University of Colorado College of Nursing clinic.​
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  • Betzabe Karagozian poses for a photo with her dog in front of a mountain lake

    Peruvian Childhood Influences Karagozian

    Dec 17, 2018 by Katherine Phillips
    Growing up in a small town in Peru, Betzabe Karagozian saw nurses knocking on doors, educating people about vaccines and their health.
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  • Beanie Babies Inspire

    Dec 13, 2018 by Trisha Buck
    Kaitlyn Paul’s nursing career began at a young age when she used to bandage her Beanie Babies. “I knew my passion was in science and health,” Paul said. Now, in 2018, she is graduating from the CU College of Nursing.​
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  • Jamie Mignano

    Get to Know Jamie L. Mignano, BSN, MSN, MPH and now PhD

    Dec 13, 2018 by Dana Brandorff
    After a family member died of AIDS in the early 1990s, Jamie Mignano “distinctly remembers wanting to work in HIV from that moment forward.”​
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  • Karina and her family posing for a portrait on the grass

    Grief Leads to Nursing Career

    Dec 12, 2018 by Dana Brandorff
    Originally a pre-med student and aspiring neonatologist, Karina Mays-Briscoe took a detour after the birth of her first child, Jayden, in 2008.
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  • Sex-specific effects of DHEA on bone mineral density and body composition: A pooled analysis of four clinical trials

    Dec 4, 2018 by College of Nursing Marketing
    Women 55 and older have an increased risk of bone and muscle loss but therapy with the hormone Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) may help prevent bone loss and increase muscle mass in older women, according to a new study led by Catherine M. Jankowski, PhD, FACSM, an exercise physiologist and associate professor at the University of Colorado College of Nursing at the Anschutz Medical Campus.​
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  • Ski patrol students sit on the ground and in chairs watching the lecturer

    Wilderness & Ski Patrol Nursing

    Dec 3, 2018 by Trisha Buck
    University of Colorado College of Nursing Senior Instructor Laura McGladrey, FNP, PMHNP, RN, FAWM has been hosting the Wilderness Medicine courses for the past several years. Laura currently serves on the Monarch Ski areas Ski Patrol. She has also encouraged other nurses to join the patrol as a way to care for patients that may need more intensive care on the mountain.
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  • Professor Nancy Lowe, CNM,PhD,FACNM,FAAN, wins award

    Nov 27, 2018 by Katherine Phillips
    Named after the first President of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), this award honors an exceptional midwife for continuous outstanding contributions or distinguished service to midwifery and/or maternal and child health (MCH), or contributions of historical significance to the development and advancement of midwifery, ACNM, or MCH. The Hattie Hemschemeyer Award is ACNM’s most prestigious honor.​
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  • Baby Leah

    Center for Nurse-Midwifery – Longmont Celebrates their 100th birth!

    Nov 27, 2018 by Trisha Buck
    Congratulations Erika Gutierrez and Daniel Gonzalez on your beautiful baby girl, Leah. Leah was the 100th birth at the Center for Nurse-Midwifery - Longmont. Sharon Shin, Erika’s certified nurse-midwife (CNM), was honored to comfort and support Erika through this miraculous 30-hour labor!​
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  • Scholarship Recipient Marissa Yoder poses for a photo with Dr. Furukawa in front of a CU backdrop

    Paying her success forward

    Nov 20, 2018 by Courtney Keener
    CU College of Nursing alumna paves way for future nursing leaders through scholarships.​
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