College Kudos - Week of August 31, 2020
Aug 31, 2020 9:00 AM
Week 1 of Fall Semester 2020 is history. College of Nursing faculty are forging ahead with amazing presentations, publications, and service to the university and the state of Utah.
What happened this last week in the CON?
Dr. Sheila Deyette live-streamed a presentation titled The Value of Unknowing in Treating Individuals Living With and Healing Through Eating Disorders at the Generations 2020 Conference.
Dr. Lisa Taylor-Swanson is excited for the 2020 KIOM-SAR (Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, and the Society for Acupuncture Research) International Research Conference, which will be September 11-13, 2020. Originally scheduled to take place in Seoul, Korea, the conference is now online. Lisa will lead and speak at a symposium about using acupuncture to promote women's health; deliver a talk about applying complexity science to the design of an observational cohort study of Chinese herbal medicine for symptoms possibly related to COVID-19; present a poster on complexity in acupuncturists' diagnostic reasoning; and present a poster on the protocol and preliminary data from the study of Chinese herbal medicine for symptoms possibly related to COVID-19 disease.
- Taylor-Swanson L, Levett K, Hullender Rubin L, Betts D, Citkovitz C. Acupuncture to promote women’s health across the lifespan: Translating research to practice and back. [Symposium organizer and speaker, pre-recorded with live Q&A]. 2020 KIOM-SAR International Research Conference.
- Taylor-Swanson L, Prasad T, Citkovitz C, Schnyer RN, Conboy L. Complexity science and acupuncture research: Advancing a new paradigm. [Pre-recorded workshop]. 2020 KIOM-SAR International Research Conference.
- Conboy L, Taylor-Swanson L, Prasad T. Evidence of complexity in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) diagnostic reasoning. [Virtual Poster]. 2020 KIOM-SAR International Research Conference.
- Taylor-Swanson L, Hullender Rubin L, Taromina K, Mitchell C, Conboy L. Describing Chinese herbal medicine telehealth care for symptoms related to infectious diseases such as COVID-19: A prospective, longitudinal, descriptive cohort study protocol. [Poster]. 2020 KIOM-SAR International Research Conference.
Dr. Ana Sanchez-Birkhead published an article in the Salt Lake Tribune titled Utah’s Hispanics are bearing the brunt of COVID-19. Now we must boost the ranks of Hispanic nurses.
Bloom RD, Reblin M, Chou WS, Beck SL, Wilson A, Ellington L. Online social support for cancer caregivers: alignment between requests and offers on CaringBridge. J Psychosoc Oncol. 2020. https://doi.org/10.1080/07347332.2020.1806174
In Other News…
Dr. Susanna Cohen accepted an invitation to represent the College of Nursing on the university Anti-Racism Committee. Led by Dr. Mary Ann Villarreal, Vice President for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, the One U Thriving framework brings together four committees, including the Ant-Racism Committee, to give students, faculty, and staff a voice in bringing about racial healing and transformation, dealing with racial bias incidents, and shaping the university’s journey towards becoming an anti-racist, inclusive, and equitable campus.
Governor Herbert endorsed the appointment of Dr. Linda Hofmann to the Board of Nursing of the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing. During her 4-year term, Linda is charged with responsibilities relating to licensing and protecting the interests of Utahns.
Dr. Deanna Kepka is one of more than 250 faces depicted on the “Utah Women 2020” mural. Commissioned by Zions Bank in honor of women’s suffrage, and unveiled on Women’s Equality Day, August 26, 2020, the mural celebrates influential Utah women from the past and present. To create the 5,000 square-foot public art piece, portraits were digitally collaged and printed onto banners. The mural is displayed on the Dinwoodey Building (37 W 100 S, Salt Lake City).