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E. Carol Polifroni Appointed New Dean UConn School of Nursing

UConn Provost Mun Y. Choi announced on Wednesday, June 29, that Dr. E. Carol Polifroni, EdD, CNE, NEA-BC, RN, ANEF has been appointed as the Dean of the School of Nursing.
Press Release [6-30-2016]

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UConn Center for Advancement in Managing Pain

Understanding Pain, from Cells to Systems – Nursing researcher Angela Starkweather is director of a new center at UConn that is devoted to finding answers to chronic pain.
UConn Today [3-8-2016]

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High-Tech Mannequins Prompt Gift to Nursing Sim Lab

When Bertie Chuong ’82 MS, RN first visited the new simulation lab in the UConn School of Nursing, she was excited to discover a healthcare setting with realistic high-tech mannequins.
UConn Foundation [5-27-2016]


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UConn School of Nursing Receives Prestigious Future of Nursing Scholars Grant to Prepare PhD Nurses [2-13-17]
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UConn Professor Starkweather secures a 1.6 Million Award Dr. Angela Starkweather, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor in the UConn, School of Nursing has secured a 5 year, $1.6 million Center in Self-Management of Symptoms (P20) award from the National Institute of Nursing Research, entitled the “Center for Accelerating Precision Pain Self-Management.” [8-11-16] Press Release [View Flyer]

UConn Nursing Student Cassandra Arpin’s op-ed essay “We Underestimate Deadly Eating Disorders” was published in the Hartford Courant [1-6-16][View]

“UConn School of Nursing Receives Prestigious Future of Nursing Scholars Grant to Prepare PhD Nurses” [2-22-16][View]

“UConn Graduate Nursing Program Jumps to the Top Five in New England” [12-1-15][View]

“UConn School of Nursing Accreditation approved for 10-year Term” [12-1-15][View]

“Your Child’s Health at School” – guidelines to parents on school nurse roles and responsibilities written by UConn School of Nursing professors Dr. Arthur Engler, PhD, RNC, APRN and Dr. Annette Jakubisin-Konicki PhD, APRN, ANP-BC, FNP-BC. [8-26-15] [View]

“Boosting the Brain Power: Back to School Tips for Success” – by UConn School of Nursing Associate Clinical Faculty Annette Jakubisin Konicki, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC, FNP-BC. Parents may assist in the development of their child’s learning experiences by supporting three areas of development in children: physical activity, nutrition and adequate sleep…. [8-26-15] [Read More]

2.3M Pledge from Robin Froman and Steven Owen – [8-22-2014] [View]]
Dr. Joy Elwell, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP-The Practice of Holistic Care – Podcast of Associate Clinical Professor Joy Elwell discussing the practice of holistic care.
HEALth Practitioner Podcast [8-19-2014] [View]]
UConn Alum shares experiences working in Ebola-stricken villageJournal Inquirer.com [12-2014] [View]
$1.4 M Grant for Geriatric Outreach Awarded to UConn Nursing Professor Dr. Millicent Malcolm [8-2014] [View]
Professor E. Carol Polifroni receives CLN’s 2014 “Jane E. Murdock, Life-Long Learning” Award at the National FORUM of State Nursing Workforce Centers Annual Conference
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Impacting NEXT GENERATION Nurses – Alumni Patricia Bender in Unison 2014 [View]
Work, Life, Balance – Alumni Jane Presnick Lyon featured in Unison 2014 [View]

Dean Cusson’s essay, “How Colleges Can Deal with the Shortage of Nursing Professors” is featured in UCONN Today [3-20-14]
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Dean Cusson and Professor Thomas Long’s article “Joining the Nursing Faculty” featured in Inside Higher ED [3-26-14]
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The school’s first Nursing Innovation Event held on March 10, 2014 was a huge success, and featured in UCONN Today [3-13-2104] [Read more] News 8 YouTube video [link]

Take the Reins Off Advanced Practice Nurses, OP-ED by Dean Regina Cusson and Professor Ivy Alexander published in the Hartford Courant [2-23-2014] [View][The Courant Article]

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UConn School of Nursing Receives Prestigious Future of Nursing Scholars Grant to Prepare PhD Nurses [2-13-17]
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UConn’s Center for Correctional Health Networks (CCHNet) Opening 10-29-14 [View]

UConn School of Nursing receives numerous awards from Connecticut Nurses’ Association [10-6-14] [View]
Impacting NEXT GENERATION Nurses – Alumni Patricia Bender in Unison 2014
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Work, Life, Balance – Alumni Jane Presnick Lyon featured in Unison 2014 [View]

Dean Cusson’s essay, “How Colleges Can Deal with the Shortage of Nursing Professors” is featured in UCONN Today [3-20-14]
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Dean Cusson and Professor Thomas Long’s article “Joining the Nursing Faculty” featured in Inside Higher ED [3-26-14]
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The school’s first Nursing Innovation Event held on March 10, 2014 was a huge success, and featured in UCONN Today [3-13-2014] [Read more] News 8 YouTube video [link]

Take the Reins Off Advanced Practice Nurses, OP-ED by Dean Regina Cusson and Professor Ivy Alexander published in the Hartford Courant
2-23-2014 [Read][The Courant Article]

UConn Designated a Center of
Excellence in Pain Education

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