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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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Walking on Air Walking on Air Patient Care

Walking on Air

  • By Patrick Broadwater
  • Aug. 3, 2021
Kim Olfano, who overcame devastating leg injuries thanks to the help of hyperbaric oxygen therapy, is now a nurse in the hyperbaric suite at the Strong Wound Healing Center helping patients go ...
Doubling Down to Help Others Doubling Down to Help Others Education

Doubling Down to Help Others

  • By Patrick Broadwater
  • Jul. 30, 2021
Born and raised in Jamaica, Ranae and Shanae McKenzie are identical twins with identical passions. Both came to the U.S. for their undergraduate education and now are nursing students together. In ...
Stealthily Wealthy Stealthily Wealthy Education

Stealthily Wealthy

  • By Patrick Broadwater
  • Jul. 19, 2021
Although she lived modestly, Evelyn Lutz quietly amassed a small fortune. When she died at age 86, she left more than $2 million to universities that helped shape her life as a nurse, professor, and ...
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.