Health Care Hero
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
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.
Interdisciplinary Research Group Pools Forces in Fight against HIV/AIDS
The University of Rochester has long been on the front lines of the fight against HIV/AIDS, dating back to the earliest days of the epidemic. Michael Gottlieb ’73M, identified the first cases of AIDS ...
‘There’s a Place for Everyone’
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
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'
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
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 ...
Small Beginnings, Expanding Ripples: The APNN Journey
From the very moment it was announced, there was tremendous pressure on the Accelerated Program for Non-Nurses (APNN) to succeed. Faced with a significant budget deficit and increased competition ...