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UIC Nursing in the News

Faculty, students and alumni from the UIC College of Nursing are often featured in the media.

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Local News Heading link (Times of Northwest Indiana) | Feb. 2, 2023
Northwest Health-Porter names new board members, chair
Announcing appointment of alumna Karen Allen, PhD ’92, RN, FAAN, to chair the hospital’s board of directors

ABC7 Chicago | Sept. 21, 2022
Nurse shortage could reach more than 1M by end of year
Reporting on a shortage of nurses nation-wide featuring UIC Nursing faculty and students, who stressed the significant role the M. Christine Schwartz Experiential Learning & Simulation Laboratory played in preparing them for their future nursing career.

Chicago Sun-Times | June 24. 2022
This comic tells the true story of how Chicago LGBTQ+ house leaders, health experts worked to boost COVID vaccination rates
Featuring work—and comic-book style illustrations!— of profs Randi Singer, Natasha Crooks, Phoenix Matthews and Crystal Patil. Also ran on the front page of the printed Sunday edition on June 26.

Ripon Commonwealth Press | May 24, 2022
Ripon College names Victoria Folse as its first-ever permanent female president
Alumna Victoria Folse, MS ’89, was selected as the first female president of Ripon College.

Chicago Tribune | May 17, 2022
Class of 2022 college grads wooed by employers, buoyed by hot job market
Featuring an interview with alumna Lisa Falen, BSN ’22, and showcasing a photo and note about the undergraduate pool jump in Chicago.

CBS 2 Chicago | May 4, 2022
UIC College of Nursing students celebrate with jump in pool
Featuring the Chicago-based graduatng senior class

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Jezebel | June 21, 2022
We Are Losing Black Girls
This article, which cites research published by assistant professor Natasha Crooks, PhD, RN, examines rising rates of suicide among black girls.

Yahoo Finance | Feb. 10, 2022
Medical District Innovation: Lab Gives Nursing Students Hands-On Skills
A shared Illinois Medical District press release detailing UIC College of Nursing’s various clinical simulation resources, including the M. Christine Schwartz Experiential Learning & Simulation Laboratory

Becker’s Healthcare | July 26, 2021
Illinois university creates partnership between dental, nursing schools to benefit pediatric patients
Coverage of UIC Nursing’s partnership with UIC Dentistry to provide required health screenings for pediatric dental patients

1A  (NPR) | June 16, 2021
Putting The B In LGBTQ
Featuring assoc. professor Wendy Bostwick

U.S. News & World Report | Feb. 16, 2021
Pandemic Has People Cleaning, and That Means More Asthma Attacks
Featuring the research of assoc. professor Kamal Eldeirawi

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Advance, A program of Government Information Service of Grenada | Sept. 12, 2022
Episode: Men’s Health
Featuring Rohan Jeremiah, interim assoc. dean for global health

Bubb Report (Caribbean) | June 21, 2020
Balancing COVID-19 with Caribbean Reopening (video)
Featuring assoc. professor Rohan Jeremiah

Specialty Medical Dialogues (India)| Dec. 8, 2019
Ultrasound can identify risk of preterm birth early
Featuring professor Barbara McFarlin

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American Heart Association News | March 17, 2023
These healthy habits might also lead to a happier life
Associate dean and professor Rosalba Hernandez is quoted in this American Heart Association News story

Endocrine Today | Jan. 11, 2023
Behavioral sleep intervention may improve sleep duration, regularity in type 1 diabetes
Article summarizing a pilot study led by associate professor Pamela Martyn-Nemeth, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, that was originally published in the peer-reviewed journal The Science of Diabetes Self-Management and Care.

Nursing | Dec. 1, 2022
Nurse-led strategies to decrease preoperative patient anxiety
Clinical assistant professor Rebecca Vortman, DNP, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC, responds to a question regarding ways to ease anxiety in patients awaiting surgery

Nursing Educator Podcast | Nov. 2, 2022
Nursing Handoff Education Using Experiential and Virtual Innovations
Nursing Educator Podcast episode featuring a discussion with clinical assistant professor Kathryn Vanderzwan  DNP, APRN, CHSE, about recent innovations in nursing education curriculum

Vanguard Law Magazine| May 25, 2022
Anthony Wilson – Silver Cross Hospital
Feature article about alumnus Anthony Wilson, BSN’ 04, chief corporate compliance officer and director of ERM at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, Illinois.

Microfinance News Today | May 16, 2022
Gay Landstrom, SVP and Chief Nursing Officer at Trinity Health, Joins Hallmark Health Care Solutions’ Board of Directors
Published press release about alumna Gay Landstrom, MS ’88, joining the Hallmark Health Care Solutions Board of Directors.

OR Today Magazine | May 1, 2022
Spotlight On: Marisa Streelman
Feature news profile of alumna Marisa Streelman, MS ’12.

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