Guidance for Working With Baby Boomers and Gen Xers
Feb 01, 2018

Bridging the Generation Gap

Just as patients have generational differences, so do healthcare providers. Associate Professors Linda Edelman and Barbara Wilson, along with Adjunct Professor Scott Christensen offer some guidance in their latest publication in the Journal of Nursing Management.... Read More

Smart Phone App Keeps Meds on Track
Jan 30, 2018

App Helps Young Cancer Patients Remember to Take Medication

The 12-week-long study concluded most of young adults were willing to use a commercially available medication reminder app on their smartphones and found it helpful. The researchers believe electronic tools like smartphones may be part of a strategy to help patients in this age group take medication as prescribed, potentially improving cancer survival and quality of life.... Read More

How many childhood cancer survivors are vaccinated?
Jan 11, 2018

Reducing Cancer Risk

Using a $152,000 grant from the National Cancer Institute, Assistant Professors Deanna Kepka and Anne Kirchhoff are studying the rate of HPV vaccination among childhood cancer survivors.... Read More

Wellness Coaching Through Technology
Jan 10, 2018

Diabetes App Encourages Activity

A research team led by College of Nursing Assistant Professor Nancy Allen has developed an online interactive app to help motivate patients to be more physically active to manage their disease. The results are published in the January 9 issue of the Journal of Medical Internet Research.... Read More

Technology Eases Postpartum Depression for Rural Moms
Jan 08, 2018

Group Therapy Through Telehealth

The Utah Department of Health has awarded College of Nursing Associate Professor Gwen Latendresse $298,000 for the second phase of her rural telehealth group therapy program for new moms.... Read More

Litchman Receives $30,000 Grant
May 23, 2017

Peer Intervention in Diabetes

Dr. Michelle Litchman received $30,000 from the University of Utah Diabetes and Metabolism Center for her project titled, Improving Clinical, Behavioral and Psychosocial Type 1 Diabetes Outcomes with an Online Peer Health Intervention: A Pilot Study.... Read More

Simonsen receives $8,000 from March of Dimes Foundation
May 11, 2017

One Key Question Research

Dr. Sara Simonsen received $8,000 from the March of Dimes Foundation for her project, One Key Question for Utah Women. ... Read More

Pepper Recognized for Life of Research, Mentoring
May 08, 2017

WIN 2017 Emeritus

Dr. Ginny Pepper, retired Associate Dean of Research, was recognized at the 2017 WIN conference for her lifetime of research and mentoring of future nurse scientists.... Read More

Helping kids with cancer explain how they feel
Mar 16, 2017

Q&A with Lauri Linder

After 20 years of experience as a pediatric oncology nurse, Assistant Professor Lauri Linder has focused her research on helping adolescents undergoing cancer treatment track their medications, explain their symptoms and boost their overall wellness.... Read More

What is the Fakebetes Challenge?
Mar 15, 2017

Q&A with Michelle Litchman

Assistant Professor Michelle Litchman uses social media to engage with diabetes patients and help them manage their disease. Learn more about what inspires her research in this Q&A.... Read More

Complicated Grief
Feb 15, 2017

Complicated Grief

Dr. Katherine Supiano received a $149,999 International Research Grant from the Alzheimer’s Association for her three-year study entitled “Group Therapy for Dementia Caregivers At Risk for Complicated Grief”. Dr. Supiano in conjunction with faculty members, Dr. Marilyn Luptak and Dr. Troy Andersen from the College of Social Work.... Read More

Optimizing Care for Expectant Moms
Dec 15, 2016

Optimizing Care for Expectant Moms

Almost 20 years ago, a groundbreaking study of acute care nursing units found that the number of patients a nurse was responsible for directly affected that patient’s chance of complications, influencing the way hospitals units are staffed. Now, the University of Utah College of Nursing’s Barbara Wilson, PhD, RNC-OB is working to understand how these ratios impact care in labor and delivery units.... Read More