IUSON: Empowering Leaders
Points of Pride
IU School of Nursing is a proud sponsor of IUPUI Athletics. Join us to cheer on the IUPUI Women's Basketball team Sunday, February 25. Tip off is 5pm. Tickets are only $5. See you there!!! Read more »
Check out the creative works from staff and faculty at IUSON. Read more »
Dean Robin Newhouse is featured in the IU publication “Inside IU” for her work on IU’s third Grand Challenge, Responding to the Addictions Crisis. The “From the Desk” segment outlines IU’s response to this epidemic and how Dean Newhouse is leading the efforts. Read more »
Congratulations to Ukamaka Oruche on her appointment to the Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC) for a 2-year term beginning June 1, 2018. The MEDCAC advises the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on whether specific medical items and services are reasonable and necessary under Medicare law. MEDCAC members are valued for their background, education, and expertise in a wide variety of scientific, clinical, and other related fields. Dr. Oruche brings expertise in psychiatry/mental health, minority populations, and psychopharmacology. Read more »
Congratulations to Professor Wendy Zeiher! She was recognized as an outstanding professor by an IUPUI Athlete at an IUPUI Women's basketball game. She is fourth from the right.
Congratulations to Dr. Chen Xiao Chen on receiving the prestigious Young Investigator Award (KL2) from the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI). This year’s process was an extremely competitive one. Dr. Chen studies menstrual pain, a highly prevalent pain condition and a risk factor for developing other chronic pain later in women’s life. Through this award, she will work with her interdisciplinary team to generate knowledge with the long-term goal of developing personalized menstrual pain treatment. Read more »
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IU School of Nursing Bloomington associate dean Mary Lynn Davis-Ajami and her team have developed a thoughtful vision for the future of the School of Nursing on the Bloomington campus. "We are ready to make the School more visible while continuing to represent our core values," said Dr. Davis-Ajami. "My goal is to have a waiting line out the door for people to work and study here."
Indiana University School of Nursing Faculty Members Meg Moorman and Cassandra Siktberg Learn Innovative Teaching Methods through Mosaic Initiative
Read about Mosaic - an initiative that studies the different approaches to active learning based on academic discipline, instructional goals and class size - and how two nursing faculty are using the strategies in their classrooms. Meg Moorman, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC, is a clinical assistant professor in the Indiana University School of Nursing (IUSON) and served as a fellow for last year’s cohort. Cassandra Siktberg, MSN, RN, a lecturer at IUSON, was named to the 2017-2018 Mosaic Faculty Fellows cohort.
IU School of Nursing Dean Robin Newhouse elected to National Academy of Medicine
Newhouse is one of the nation's most distinguished nurse-researchers and a leading expert in evidence-based practice for direct-care nurses and implementation research. Her research focuses on health system interventions to improve care processes and patient outcomes. She has published extensively on health services improvement interventions, acute-care quality issues and evidence-based practice.
IU launches comprehensive action on addiction, partnering with Gov. Holcomb, IU Health, and others
Dean Robin Newhouse to lead the interdisciplinary team of researchers in this multifaceted effort. "Together with our partners and community, we are responding with an integrated, multidisciplinary approach that can help us understand and address the factors that contribute to addiction, rather than a one-project-at-a-time approach. Harnessing the power of IU research, with our partners we will work with individuals, communities, organizations and policy makers using many strategies. "