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2019

February

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.

January

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.

Expanding the perception and practice of mindfulness are some of the key elements that will be incorporated into the second annual conference from Arizona State University’s

2018

December

With new funding and a new coordinator, Prepped — a free, early-stage food business incubator at Ari

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2018 commencement. 

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2018 commencement. 

Think VR goggles are only for gamers? Think again.

November

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.

October

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

The gloom of Saturday’s rainstorm did nothing to dampen the spirit of the roughly 30 volunteers gathered at Sixth Street Park in Tempe for the first annual

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

September

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

August

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.

July

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.

June

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

Editor's note: This story is being highlighted in ASU Now's year in review. 

May

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.

In March it was announced that the Arizona State University Sou

April

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

March

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

February

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 “

January

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

2017

October

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.

September

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.

August

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 phi

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.

May

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.

April

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.

March

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.

February

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

January

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.

2016

December

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.

November

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.

October

The 2016-2017 issue of "Innovations in Nursing & Health" is now available both in print and online.

August

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

June

Fourteen students, from sophomores to seniors and from different majors including nursing, community health, integrative health, glo

2015

July

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.

February

ASU College of Health Solutions (CHS) and College of Nursing & Health Innovation (CONHI) faculty continue to gain recognition for work that advances the health field and supports the students they serve.