Accomplishments: School of Nursing

February 6, 2018
Innovation (Research & Economic Development), the university's research magazine, recently received a Bronze Award of Excellence from District VII of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). CASE Awards of Excellence showcase best practices in alumni relations, fundraising, public/government relations, advancement…
February 5, 2018
Reimund Serafica (Nursing) and Brendan Tran Morris (Electrical and Computer Engineering) co-authored “Concept Analysis of Dietary Biculturalism in Filipino Immigrants within the Context of Cardiovascular Risk,” which appeared in the “Nursing Forum” of the Wiley Online Library during October 2017. The findings indicate a need to develop culturally…
January 17, 2018
Andrew Thomas Reyes, Hyunhwa “Henna” Lee (Nursing), Christopher Kearney (Psychology) along with former undergraduate students Katrina Isla (Nursing) and Jonica Estrada (Life Sciences) co-authored “Interventions for Posttraumatic Stress with Resilience as Outcome: An Integrative Review,” which appeared in the January issue of Issues in Mental…
December 13, 2017
The School of Nursing is home to the Zeta Kappa chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International honor society. The chapter recently received its first Chapter Key Award, which recognizes excellence in chapter-related activities such as membership recruitment and retention, publicity and programming, and professional leadership development. The school…
December 7, 2017
Susan VanBeuge (Nursing) has been elected vice president of the Nevada State Board of Nursing. During her one-year term, she will be part of the board’s leadership team and stand in for the president when necessary. VanBeuge has been a member of the board since 2015, and a member of the School of Nursing faculty since 2006.
December 6, 2017
Hyunhwa Lee (Nursing) presented "A Pilot Methylated DNA Immunoprecipitation Sequencing: Hypermethylation of the Death-associated Protein 3 (DAP3) in Fibromyalgia Associated with Child Abuse History among African American Females" during the 25th World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics. The pilot study identified genome-wide DNA methylation markers…
November 14, 2017
Tricia Gatlin, Reimund Serafica, and Michael Johnson (Nursing) co-authored “Systematic Review of Peer Education Intervention Programmes among Individual with Type 2 Diabetes,” which appeared in the September issue of Journal of Clinical Nursing. The article explored new evidence that peer education can also be useful in achieving positive clinical…
November 14, 2017
Rachell Ekroos (Nursing) and Alexis Kennedy (Criminal Justice) hosted meetings with Ukrainian leaders representing government sectors, law enforcement agencies, social service providers, and non-government organizations as part of the U.S. State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program. Program alumni include 19 current chiefs of…
November 13, 2017
Reimund Serafica (Nursing) presented his research during two recent conferences. He discussed “Acculturation and Changes in Anthropometric Indicators among Filipino Men with Hypertension” during the 42nd annual conference of the American Association for Men in Nursing. Next, he shared results from his study titled “Adherence and Satisfaction of…
November 2, 2017
Andrew Thomas Reyes and Katrina Isla (both Nursing), Christopher Kearney (Psychology), and Ross Bryant (Military and Veteran Services Center) co-authored “Student Veterans’ Construction and Enactment of Resilience: A Constructivist Grounded Theory Study,” which explored how student veterans prepare themselves to handle the challenges of academic…
September 27, 2017
Danny Young (Physical Therapy) and Du Feng (Nursing) co-authored “The Development and Preliminary Validity Testing of the Healing Progression Rate Tool,” which described the initial development of a new instrument to measure wound healing. The article appeared in the September issue of Ostomy Wound Management.
September 19, 2017
Jay Shen (Department of Healthcare Administration and Policy/School of Community Health Science), Catherine Dingley (Nursing), Pearl Kim (Healthcare Administration and Policy), Ji Yoo (School of Medicine) have been awarded a grant for the Tier III project of the Engaging Patients with Life-Limiting Illnesses on Receiving Palliative Care,…