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Columbia Nursing students learned about global health issues during a four week clinical rotation in the Dominican Republic.

Global Health is Also Local Health

It was another long hot summer in the Dominican Republic, but for Columbia Nursing students at the Clinica de Familia in La Romana, the intensity of the heat was overshadowed by the intensity of the experience. more...

Genetics: Changing Healthcare and Changing Nursing

Assistant Professor Kathleen Hickey, EdD, FNP, Reflects on her ISONG Presidency Supporting Nursing Research in Human Genetics

The Henry Street Settlement, founded by Lillian Wald, provided home-based health care to area residents based on their ability to pay.

Our Emphasis on "Health for All"
by Bobbie Berkowitz, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean, Columbia University School of Nursing

Twenty-first-century nursing at Columbia is characterized by a dynamic interplay of innovation and continuity. New and fresh ideas come at a fast pace – yet we retain what is best from our profession’s time-honored ways.

"Never Get Too Comfortable with a Patient's Routine," Michelle Kolb, '05 '09, CPNP more...

Adriana Arcia, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow, presented a poster, “Blood Pressure Data Visualizations Developed Collaboratively with Community Focus Groups” at the Duke University Translational Medicine Institute's 6th annual Clinical and Translational Science Award Conference.

Nancy Reame, PhD, Mary Dickey Lindsay Professor of Nursing, was invited to serve on the advisory council of The American Nurses Association (ANA) Nurse Fatigue Professional Issues Panel.

Cliff Roberson, DNP, assistant professor, presented "Student Assessment During Crisis Management Simulation - Video Case Study" at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists 2013 annual meeting in Las Vegas.

Rebecca Schnall, PhD, assistant professor, presented “The Effect of an Electronic "Hard-Stop" Alert on HIV Testing Rates in the Emergency Department” at Medinfo, the International Medical Informatics Association meeting in Copenhagen.

Assistant Professor Lusine Poghosyan, PhD, was named a Robert Wood Johnson Faculty scholar and received a three-year $350,000 award to promote her academic career and support her research.

Rita John, DNP, EdD, director, Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program, co-authored "Does Celiac Disease Ever Travel Alone?” with Masters student Jamie Swanson, published in Infant, Child and Adolescent Nutrition. She also co-authored "Girl, 13, With a Bump on her Leg" with Julie Schnurr, DNP, '03, '05, publsihed in Clinician Reviews.

Rebecca Schnall, PhD, assistant professor, was an author of "Assessment of the Health IT Usability Evaluation Model (Health-ITUEM) for Evaluating Mobile Health (mHealth) Technology" published in the Journal of Biomedical Informatics.

Jeanne Churchill, DNP, assistant professor, Mary Moran, MPH, clinical instructor, and a cohort of students provided blood pressure screenings for adults and nursing demonstrations for children using teddy bears at the Washington Heights Health and Cultural Festival.

Your support of the Student Travel Fund enables students to study overseas and gain critical international experience at nursing schools and clinics around the world including in the Dominican Republic, Bangladesh, Hungary, South Africa, and Taiwan. To make your gift please click here and select School of Nursing and Student Travel Fund.

Alumni Student Reception
Wednesday, October 9th 5:00 PM
Bard Hall
Join the Alumni Association for an event co-sponsored by the Center for Children & Families, Office of Global Initiatives and the The United Nations Population Fund. For more info contact Yaritza Gonzalez at

DNP Open House
Wednesday, October 9th 3:00 PM and Wednesday, October 16th

Columbia Nursing
617 W. 168th Street
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PhD Open House
Wednesday, October 9th 3:00 PM

Columbia Nursing
617 W. 168th Street
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ETP Open House
Friday, October 11th 9:00AM- 4:00 PM

Columbia Nursing
617 W. 168th Street
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CUMC Healthcare Forum on Affordable Care Act
Wednesday, October 23rd 4:00 PM

Bard Hall
Columbia Nursing, Mailman School of Public Health, College of Dental Medicine
and College of Physicians & Surgeons will host a forum and reception.
For more information e-mail Yaritza Gonzalez at

Save the date) not found. Alumni Reunion 2014
May 2, 2014
Bard Hall quoted Associate Dean for Student Affairs Judy Honig, DNP, on the shortage of nursing faculty.

The New York Times quoted Assistant Professor Marlene Mchugh, DNP on a recent study she co-authored on the Acute Palliative Care Unit at Montefiore Hospital.

The Columbia Record profiled Associate Dean for Research Elaine Larson, PhD.

Pediatric Primary Care Program Director Rita John, DNP, participated in an ABC Twitter chat on childhood obesity moderated by Chief Medical Editor Dr. Richard Besser.


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