College of Nursing News


  • 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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  • PhD student becomes first interdisciplinary student in Caring Science program

    Nov 19, 2018 by Katherine Phillips
    When Rachel Johnson began her career as a social worker, she wanted to help others just as a social worker helped her as a young adult. Johnson enrolled in the PhD in Caring Science program at the University of Colorado College of Nursing because of her research interest in social work’s benefit on people’s health.​
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