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Nursing is a biannual publication of the School of Nursing that focuses on alumni news as well as initiatives being conducted by faculty nurses at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

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Shattering Glass Ceilings Shattering Glass Ceilings Education

Shattering Glass Ceilings

  • By Patrick Broadwater
  • Feb. 17, 2021
The installation of Kathi Heffner, PhD, and Vankee Lin, PhD, RN, as Wilson Professors was unlike any that had come before it. For starters, this was the University of Rochester’s first virtual ...
When Preparation Meets Opportunity When Preparation Meets Opportunity Patient Care

When Preparation Meets Opportunity

  • By Patrick Broadwater
  • Feb. 17, 2021
Brian Graves ’96N, ’01N (MS), ’12N (PhD) always had a deep love for the University of Rochester. You don’t graduate three times from a school you’re ambivalent about.
Health Care Hero Health Care Hero Education

Health Care Hero

  • By Ivy Burruto
  • Feb. 16, 2021
Jose Perpignan ’16N waited in front of his computer for an interview to begin one October morning, completely unaware he was moments away from receiving a life-changing amount of money. On live TV.
Megan Reynolds: Change Agent Megan Reynolds: Change Agent Patient Care

Megan Reynolds: Change Agent

  • By Ivy Burruto
  • Feb. 8, 2021
From an early age, Megan Reynolds ’19N has had a passion for helping people. Her path eventually led her to Mexico to provide health care at a refugee camp.
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‘There’s a Place for Everyone’

  • By Reagan McNameeKing
  • Jul. 17, 2019
Andrea (Silvis) Hartgraves ’10N, who graduated from the University of Rochester School of Nursing faced long odds in her job search. But, the reward was well worth the wait.
Pediatrics and Pedagogy Pediatrics and Pedagogy Education

Pediatrics and Pedagogy

  • By Patrick Broadwater
  • Jul. 17, 2019
A pediatric nurse practitioner with more than a quarter century of clinical experience, Erin Baylor has long advocated for using experiential learning techniques to sharpen critical-thinking skills ...
'They Not Only Saved Him, They Saved Me' 'They Not Only Saved Him, They Saved Me' Education

'They Not Only Saved Him, They Saved Me'

  • By Ivy Burruto
  • Nov. 1, 2018
For years, Barbara Simms has helped aspiring doctors sharpen their diagnostic abilities by portraying patients suffering from a wide spectrum of ailments and disorders. But it wasn’t until she found ...
Picking Peas to Patient Care Picking Peas to Patient Care Education

Picking Peas to Patient Care

  • By Patrick Broadwater
  • Sep. 18, 2018
In early 1952, three nursing students from the University of Rochester were selected for an overseas trip to assist Europe with its massive post-war rehabilitation. Sponsored by the National Student ...