Nursing News

School of Nursing researcher will help develop new insurance database

University of Rochester School of Nursing faculty member Irena Pesis-KatzPh.D., yesterday was named to the newly created research network that is part of New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo’s nationwide reform of the consumer reimbursement system for out-of-network health care charges. More»

Cooperative project addresses quality at rural nursing homes

Studies show that older adults in underserved and rural communities bear a disproportionate share of illnesses and disabilities compared to their counterparts in urban areas. But a University of Rochester School of Nursing researcher believes that increasing networking opportunities and introducing advanced quality improvement (QI) methods to nursing and other staff at homes in these areas may remedy this disparity. More»

Harriet Kitzman honored with Susan B. Anthony Lifetime Achievement Award

he achievements of six women in the University of Rochester community will be celebrated at the 2010 Susan B. Anthony Legacy Dinner, an annual event that honors the civil rights leader's fight to gain women admission into the university more than a century ago. More»

Dean Parker awarded tenure

Kathy P. Parker, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor and dean at the School of Nursing, was awarded tenure by the University of Rochester Board of Trustees, effective Jan 1. More»

Loretta Ford honored with Dean’s Medal

Loretta Ford, RN, EdD, PNP, FAAN, FAANP, former dean and professor emeritus in the School of Nursing, was recognized this past fall for her commitment and service to the University. More»

Artistic expression of nursing in the New York Historical Society

Cathy Peters RN, MS, APRN-BC, assistant professor of clinical nursing, has been honored for her artistic and historical work, a memorial collage titled “Homage to New York,” created after her volunteer experience following the events of September 11. More»

First annual Capstone Project Day shows progression

Students in the doctor of nursing program celebrated their First Annual DNP Capstone Project Day on Nov. 4. More»


We congratulate faculty and students who were honored for their achievements over the last few months. Well done! More»


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