March 01, 2015

Nursing and Health Care


For underserved communities, quality care comes by way of nurses

ASU doctoral student David Hodgins recently spoke at an international symposium, which focused on the need for increased advocacy and leadership by nurses who work among the disenfranchised both domestically and globally.


Former ASU nursing dean to be honored as 'Living Legend'

Barbara Durand will be recognized by the American Academy of Nursing for her "extraordinary and sustained contributions to nursing and health care."


Nursing and Health Care | Health Solutions | News coverage | Healthy Living:  ASU expert says social media may help in the battle to lose weight

Christopher Wharton, assistant professor of nutrition at Arizona State University, says that Internet-based media may hold individuals who're trying to lose weight and eat healthier more accountable to their goals.


Nursing and Health Care | Health Solutions | Mayo Clinic | News coverage:  ASU, Mayo collaborate to advance Arizona's biotech industry

A collaborative project designed to strengthen the ASU-Mayo relationship, improve health care and aid in economic development is moving forward with leasing 150 acres of land near Mayo Clinic.


Arizona university students collaborate to open health clinic for homeless

Students from Arizona's public universities have teamed up to open the state's first student-run, multi-university health care clinic for the homeless.


New research finds that smartphone apps are a useful tool for diet monitoring

ASU researchers find that dietary monitoring, but not quality, improves with the use of smartphone technology.


Nursing students take part in ASU pinning ceremony tradition

The tradition of pinning nursing graduates goes back to the beginning of the nursing profession and symbolizes the graduates becoming nurses.


ASU nurse leaders honored as 2014 'Health Care Heroes'

Three nurse educators from the College of Nursing & Health Innovation were selected as winners of the 2014 Health Care Heroes Awards, present by the Phoenix Business Journal.


ASU nutrition students share passion for health with kids

When most children envision summer, they think of swimming in community pools or going away to camp. This summer, kids at Camp CRAVE traded their sleeping bags for aprons, and their goggles for whisks.


ASU dean selected for competitive national nurse fellowship

Teri Pipe, dean of Arizona State University’s College of Nursing & Health Innovation, has been named one of just 20 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellows for 2014.

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