Promising new research shows aerobic exercise may help slow memory loss for older adults living with Alzheimer’s dementia.
Health care has a humility problem, according to Barret Michalec, director of
The COVID-19 pandemic has been hardest on the most vulnerable people, and Arizona State University students have been working to help one group in downtown Phoenix.
Kenja Hassan’s job is to build meaningful relationships between Arizona State University and diverse communities.
Last fall, as populations across the globe struggled to adapt to life in the midst of a pandemic, ASU nursing student Lindsey Collins made the selfless decision to leave the familiarity of her home
Dementia research. Coronavirus testing. Revitalizing communities. Giving more students access to education through scholarships.
The ASU at Lake Havasu admissions team can breathe a huge sigh of relief, because they’re offering a nursing degree later this year.
With two COVID-19 vaccines authorized for emergency use in the United States and more in development, vaccination efforts are well underway worldwide.
Time spent in nursing school is full of transitions.
Arizona State University's College of Health Solutions has announced the selection of Dr. Frank LoVecchio as the new medical director of clinical and community translational research.
Ruth Jones has found her forever home.
It’s 20 stories tall, sits at the edge of the ASU Tempe campus and offers spectacular views of the Valley.
Already a groundbreaking program, the Bachelor of Science in health care compliance and regulations
COVID-19 cases in Maricopa County are three to four times higher than testing efforts indicate, according to a recent antibody study.
The work to improve health and health care is ongoing and ever-evolving.
For nearly a decade, ASU has honored those who have served and contributed to our nation's defense. This tradition was aligned with Veteran’s Day on Nov.
Editor’s note: This story was written in collaboration with The Hope House.
After battling on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic most of the year, Arizona’s health care community paused on Oct.
Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the fall 2020 issue of ASU Thrive magazin
More than $300,000 from the Charlene and J. Orin Edson Initiative for Dementia Care and Solutions was awarded to three Arizona State University research teams for innovative research projects.
In the latest move to advance their partnership of five years and counting, Ar
By all accounts, Jennifer Bonilla was incredibly successful.
Maricopa County Department of Public Health, Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University are embarking on an ambitious project to better understand the prevalence and spread of COVID-19 cases in the c
The path to entrepreneurship looks different for everyone but there are some universal steps that can be taken to get to your destination faster.
Arizona State University offers more than 800 fully accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs — not to mention more than 270 minors and c
In 2017, Samantha Calvin created a first-of-its-kind course for Arizona St
If you want to learn about the challenges in health care, you can ask just about anyone. If you want to learn about ways to solve those challenges, ask a nurse.
As awareness of racial injustice has broadened this spring and summer, reading lists have been shared to help increase people's understanding of our nation's past and present — including one in Ari
Despite all hope that warmer weather might allow for a brief respite to the rapid spread of the coronavirus, temperatures aren’t the only thing soaring in Arizona this summer.
Ask any college student or soon-to-be college student about internships and they’ll probably tell you something similar to what Dana Rasmussen had to say.
This spring Dan Crawford completed the
Our role as health educators, researchers and practitioners is to teach, investigate and care for people.
As the scope of the coronavirus pandemic began to reveal itself, much of the country began slowing down and hunkering down while learning the new skill of social distancing.
Realizing dreams is something Graham Sawicki has become an expert at.
Each May nurses are recognized nationally as part of a weeklong celebration and awareness ca
A new grant from Dignity Health Arizona’s Community Grants Program will extend the reach of a l
Arizona State University has long been a player in the realm of personalized digital education, with a current count of 175 fully online degree progr
Arizona State University College of Health Solutions alumna Tiara Cash describes what she does for a living as “reaching out and holding space
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of ou
Long before there was COVID-19, there was health care worker burnout. Dealing with the daily stresses that arise from taking care of people in the best of times is demanding enough.
It is not unusual for graduate students to work while pursuing their degrees.
As cases of COVID-19 rise in Arizona, it’s essential to take a closer look at the current hospital resources that are available in our state.
No one could have predicted that one year after the exceptionally gener
How are you sleeping these days? If the answer is “not great” — you’re not alone.
As the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation continues the transition to all online classes for the remainder of the semester, we know students have questions about how thi
As the country adjusts to new work- and learn-from-home routines and increasingly practices social distancing, the Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience at Arizona State University is f
Duct tape is generally regarded as the best friend of armchair handymen everywhere, but it’s not the best tool for troubleshooting a remote control.
Nearly a year’s worth of work led up to a single event for a group of five Arizona State University Edson College of Nursing and Healt
A new program at Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation is preparing students to advance the well-being of our agi
Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is among five recipients selected from across the country to receive an award to conduct a 2020 National Endowment for t
It’s 2020 and self-care is all the rage.
Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University are partnering for the second year
The hard part of setting goals for the New Year isn’t necessarily deciding what resolutions to make — it’s keeping them.
The decision to go back to school as a working adult is complex. There’s your day job and family to consider, which program to choose, as well as the cost.
According to Arizona State University Clinical Assistant Professor Heather Ross, it is no longer enough for physicians to just be good at takin
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2019 commenc
Receiving a scholarship is always a special experience, receiving a scholarship created to honor a pioneer in the field is next-level.
The path to finding your true passion looks different for everyone. For Claudia Becerril, it began with an interest in health and a desire to help.
An Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia diagnosis impacts more than just the person receiving it.
Joining rare company, Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation Associate Professor
Without the human body, sport as we know it would not exist.
A trip abroad wasn’t part of the summer plan for Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation students
What the food industry needs now is more players in a circular food economy — one that improves rather than degrades the environment.
Roughly 5.8 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease, and by 2050, that number is expected to increase to roughly 14 million.
It’s the f word so many of us are afraid of—failure.
J. Orin Edson built his first boat when he was just a kid boating around Lake Washington.
ASU faculty members are pretty smart — and we don't just mean being experts on carbon c
Sun Devil supporters bolstered scholarships, medical advancements, professorships and research opportunities as part of a banner fundraising year for the ASU Foundation.
In just five years, an Arizona State University student engineering project has grown into a global humanitarian mission that is now poised to transform the way health care is delivered.
Editor's note: July 3 marked the start of "the dog days of summer," the most sweltering days of the year.
Building on years of successful executive education for health care professionals, the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation is adding a new
Ramona Ramadas is on a roll.
Health wasn’t something Maza Wasi ever thought about.
Persistent, positive and practical. Those are the immediate adjectives that come to mind after interviewing Jaime Buchholz for this alumni spotlight piece.
An interlocking breathing tube that prevents death by accidental removal. An app that provides peace of mind concerning your sexual health.
Editor’s note: This Q&A is the first in a two-part series about how ASU's Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation and Phoenix Children's Hospital are working together
You are what you eat. But first, you are what your mother eats. And it wasn’t that long ago when no one blinked an eye at a pregnant woman sipping a cocktail.
Who doesn’t love a garden? Turning the soil and planting seeds or seedlings just so, then watering and witnessing subtle, then significant growth over time.
Looking to expand its international footprint, the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University has created a new
Editor's note: ASU Now will be updating this story all week with additional photos from the university's various convocations.
An innovative idea, the right pitch and an affiliation with Arizona State University may be the winning combination for two companies participating in the InvestU pitch event on May 20.
Early one spring evening in a bright green workout room at a YMCA in west Phoenix, a petite woman stands at the head of a group of parents and their children demonstrating jump squats.
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for
Arizona State University representatives from across campuses attended a symposium April 17–18 in Phoenix to gain insight into the veteran space, network with local and military veteran community l
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement
A giant, grinning inflatable Sparky marked the spot Thursday morning on a soon-to-be-bustling-with-construction dirt lot where Arizona State University and Mayo Clinic broke ground on the new Healt
Championing the need for research, programs and support for caregivers has been a passion of David Coon’s for more than three decades.
Dementia is a health issue that touches everyone, from the person afflicted to their friends and family to the individuals providing their care.
Floods, fires, earthquakes and hurricanes.
By the time Berta Carbajal found herself in a conference room, shoulder-to-shoulder with state legislators, members of a city council and heads
For the second time in her career, Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation Professor
Everyone needs sleep, but that doesn’t mean it comes easy for everyone — especially when your natural sleep cycle is disrupted, throwing off your internal clock.
The Graduate College Outstanding Faculty Mentor Awards bring attention to a crucial component of graduate education — the many hours faculty invest in nurturing and developing the academic identiti
The fun kept rolling Saturday with the second of Arizona State University's Open Door events, where members of the community were invited to check out the exciting work being done by the scho
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for Americans, taking more lives each year than all cancers combined.
Community-based care is ASU nursing Professor Gerri Lamb’s jam.
Be honest, could your work environment be better? Lindsay Lagreid says in most cases the answer is yes.
With new funding and a new coordinator, Prepped — a free, early-stage food business incubator at Ari
Think VR goggles are only for gamers? Think again.
Have more sex. Sleep alone. Drink less caffeine. Get more exercise. Turn off the electronics and dispense with all negative thoughts.
Later this month some of the brightest minds in health care tech will be gathering at Arizona State University’s Downtown Phoenix campus for Hacking the Human: Digital Healthcare
Editor’s note: This story was written by Cheryl Schmidt, College of Nursing and Health Innovation clinical professor.
From Band-Aid’s to medical devices and aspirin to prescription drugs — before any of these items make it to your local convenience store or hospital, they all first must go through clinical t
Dignity Health and Arizona State University have announced the 2018 awardees of the Collaborative Strategic Initiatives Program, which offers grants to ASU faculty and Dignity Health investig
There’s a palpable buzz inside the gym at the Harry & Sandy Rosenzweig Boys and Girls Club
It’s a Tuesday afternoon, and on the third floor of the Arizona Center in downtown Phoenix, a group of second-year Mayo Clinic students are learning to walk — or perhaps more accurately, re-learnin
Connecting patients, caregivers and family members with resources and research is the goal behind an annual public conference hosted by the Arizona Al
Ideas will have a new place to grow and flourish starting this October at Arizona State University’s West campus.
As the opioid epidemic in America rages on, many treatment facilities struggle to meet the health needs of freshly sober individuals, leaving them no option but to seek medical care outside the fac
Editor’s note: This is a profile of CONHI integrative health Student Taylor Brune, written by Brune with an introduction and edits by the communications staff for clarity.
Editor's note: To demystify the process of attaining distinguished graduate fellowships, ASU Now will feature a multipart series of interviews with distinguished graduate award
During her undergrad years as a peer educator for her university’s sex ed program, Kelly Davis realized the power of statistics.
Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles of fall 2018 incoming ASU students.
The college experience is about stretching beyond your comfort zone to learn from new and sometimes challenging situations, shattering preconceived notions in the process.
This fall, the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University will begin offering a new advanced-practice nursing degree with a focus on acute care for children.
Each summer the College of Nursing and Health Innovation takes a group of eager students to study abroad in Peru and 2018 was no exception.
Seeking a global health perspective, a group of seven nurses enrolled in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DN
An Arizona State University emerita professor is working with Mexican academics to help fight obesity by exposing a rarely talked about, sneaky and harmful contributor to weight gain: bad sleep.
According to a study from the National Center for Education Statistics, 92 million adults in the United States are enrolled in some type of educational program, with approximately two-thirds
Congratulations to Diane Nunez, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, FNAP, on receiving the 2018 Daisy Faculty Award. The DAISY Foundation, as part of its service to the nursing profession’s role in patient care, est
We count on nurses for a lot of things — to be a calming presence, a helping hand, a source of knowledge.
Each year Arizona State University makes it a point to recognize and celebrate Golden Graduates, those who are marking their 50th anniversary since graduation, and 2018 was no excep
What’s the longest you’ve kept a secret? A day? A week? A month? A recent College of Nursing and Health Innovation graduate student might just have you beat.
The Doctor of Nursing Practice stands as one of the most advanced degrees available for nurses, serving to propel careers forward and hone nurse leadership skills.
When we think about modern health care challenges, we tend to think in terms of our own communities.
A portrait of Florence Nightingale hangs on the wall in the nursing education building at Eastern Arizona College’s campus in Thatcher, Arizona, about 170 miles southeast of Phoenix.
When Brianna Barber and her five classmates lined up to receive their diplomas at the spring 2018 College of Nursing and Health Innovation convocation, they did so as the first graduates of the Bac
This spring more than 400 College of Nursing and Health Innovation students are eligible to graduate, completing years’ worth of hard work and taking the next step in their lives and careers.
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement.
Paul is a student at the College of Nursing and Health Innovation who is achieving his dream thanks to scholarship support.
For the third year in a row, Arizona State University has been named a Gold Level Award recipient by the Healthy Arizona Worksites
This spring, the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University quietly launched a much-anticipated official internship program with the aim of setting health students u
It’s been almost 30 years since Salt-N-Pepa implored Americans to set their puritanical misgivings aside and talk about sex, and yet we sti
Arizona State University's Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience will host its inaugural Mindfuln
According to the director of Health Innovation Programs at Arizona State University's College of Nursing and Health Innovation, the integration of artificial intelligence into health care is inevit
Imagine facing an illness or injury and being unsure of your diagnosis, what treatment you might need, and what type of care you will receive.
By day Katie Tucker is a hard working, honors student pursuing a degree in nursing but during her free time, she’s pursuing a passion in photography.
The College of Nursing and Health Innovation is launching a new master’s degree in Regul
According to recent reports, diabetes is on the rise among youth in America, with minorities at particular risk.
Giving birth is one of the most universal yet life-changing experiences, and every culture deals with it differently.
At the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, we strongly believe in the importance of providing unique learning opportunities for our students that will also have a profound impact on our commu
Some of Arizona State University's best and brightest professors are headed back to the classroom. Kind of ...
Arizona State University broke ground Wednesday on a complex that will advance a new concept in intergenerational living and lifelong learning.
Arizona State University's Open Door continued at the West campus in Glendale on Saturday, where visitors learned about forensics, toured the biomedical research lab, played games, hung out with Sp
Congratulations to CONHI students Todd Ebner and Jessica Cassano for their award winning photos from 2017’s study abroad trip to Peru. Every year, the Study Abroad Office holds a university-wide “
For many, choosing to earn a degree through one of Arizona State University’s online programs is about convenience and flexibility.
To be mindful is to be prepared for how to ‘be’ while doing real work, whether is it nursing or any other discipline.
Culture, compassion and curiosity, those are just of few of the elements that played a role in Amber Poleviyuma’s decision to move forward with a degree in community health from Arizona State Unive
After 10 years, three changes of major and two children, Ashley Pitman graduated from college this week — the first in her family to earn a degree.
On Dec. 14, the Federal Communications Commission will vote on whether to eliminate net neutrality.
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement.
Hundreds of Arizona State University students crowded the courtyard between the Health North and South buildings Friday afternoon in downtown Phoenix.
This November, in recognition of National Diabetes Month, there are dozens of Arizona families who can say they are not only more aware of the disease but actively working to combat it thanks to re
In Silicon Valley, investors flock to back potentially disruptive new technology and apps — even if they are still in development.
Up until the moment Becca Tobin’s heart stopped for seven minutes in an airport food court two years ago, there had been no signs that there was anything wrong with her.
A lot of people learned this week that they have high blood pressure after new guidelines
A passion for accurate and accessible medical information led Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation alumna Danielle Stringer to come up with a unique solution.
Of the more than 5 million people in America living with Alzheimer’s disease, roughly 80 percent are cared for at home.
A $7 million grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), of the National Institutes of Health, will fund a specialized research “Center for Excellence” at A
The American Cancer Society estimates that about 250,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year.
Taking her message on the road, Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation Assistant Professor Samantha C
With government leaders still undecided on the subject of national health care and the fate of millions of Americans hanging in the balance, Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation held its annual Transf
The sun-soaked campuses of Arizona State University are beautiful places to take college classes, but it’s an experience that’s not available to everyone.
Editor's note: This story is being highlighted in ASU Now's year in review.
Service, professionalism and mentorship.
As superstorm Irma continues its destructive path and as residents in Texas and Louisiana grapple with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, health-care providers are responding to an onslaught of pat
As a University that assumes fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural, and overall health of the communities it serves, Campaign ASU 2020 has set an ambitious goal to increase
There was a time when Anne Rosenblatt, Class of 1969, thought she would walk away from her career as a nurse.
Editor's note: This story is being highlighted in ASU Now's year in review.
Going to college is all about making connections — to professors, mentors and new friends.
A patient enters an examination room. She is young —14, maybe 15. She is walking gingerly; wearing sneakers, baggy jeans and a sweatshirt — in 104-degree weather.
The Arizona State University Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience is pleased to anno
Arizona State University's outstanding graduates — both at the undergraduate and graduate level — have already started to change the world for the better, with great potential to keep that going af
As a way to highlight student achievement and inspire future outreach, Arizona State University's ASASU Council of Presidents sponsored the first-ever Students Shine contest this spring.
Standing at the front of a large lecture hall as hundreds of college students streamed in with their books, bags and devices, headphones still in their ears, something dawned on William Heywood.
A group of Arizona State University nursing students participated in a foot-care clinic for homeless people in Tempe on Thursday, gathering at Community Christian Church, just south of the campus,
There are 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s, 1 million with Parkinson’s and nearly half a million with multiple sclerosis. And with an aging U.S.
The fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) announced its selection of 67 nurse practitioner leaders from across the country for induc
Dr. Lamb came to ASU in 2008 from an endowed chair position at Emory University to guide the development of a robust program for interprofessional practice and education.
The Downtown Phoenix campus started off this year's Night of the Open Door — five free open houses over the month of February — on Friday, welcoming crowds of visitors enjoying the mild weather and
Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is hosting a public expo featuring a host of cutting-edge technologies impacting journalism’s future.
At the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, ensuring student access and excellence is at the core of who we are.
John Yuhas has integrated the science of mindfulness into what is often considered one of the most stressful personal experiences: a visit to the hospital emergency room.
One ASU student and two influential Arizonans were selected as the 2017 Community Servant-Leadership awardees as a part of Arizona State University's 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr.
In learning, practice makes perfect. In learning health care, it’s best if that practice doesn’t put patients at risk.
Jeremy Stutzman always wanted to pursue a career in the health care arena, but didn’t have the money to attend college.
The Executive Fellowship in Innovation Health Leadership, a year-long cohort-based executive program from ASU’
Stephanie Ford was working full-time on the night shift at a local prison when she started taking the prerequisite courses for Eastern Arizona College’s nursing program.
From seeking answers to heart failure in the gut to digital storytelling for caregivers, pushing the frontiers of medical research can have a profound impact on treatment and prevention.
When Stephen Gamboa taught himself to play the recorder in the first grade, he earned a spot as the youngest student in the school’s recorder ensemble.
As a critical care nurse in the neonatal intensive care unit at Banner Desert Medical Center, Melanie Ryan spends her days caring for premature and critically ill newborns with life threatening con
When Danielle Wofford graduated with her associate degree in nursing, she did what many new grads do: She took an RN job at a local hospital and saved up some money.
Downtown students with ASU Changemaker are hoping to put a smile on the faces of veterans during ASU's Salute to Service week.
The 2016-2017 issue of "Innovations in Nursing & Health" is now available both in print and online.
Arizona State University’s “Take Action for Arizona’s Children Through Care Coordination: A Bridge to Action” project was recently awarded funding by the Washington, DC-based Patient Centere
Fourteen students, from sophomores to seniors and from different majors including nursing, community health, integrative health, glo
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Felipe González Castro, PhD, MSW to the position of Professor and Southwest Borderlands Scholar beginning August 15. Dr.
The Leadership Taskforce for the Arizona Action Coalition has selected Arizona State University’s Dr.
An important milestone has been reached with joint efforts between Mayo Clinic and ASU regarding Cancer Survivorship.
The Phoenix Business Journal has selected ASU’s own Dr.
Arizona State University professors Dr. Kathy Malloch, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN and Dr.