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Psych NPs in demand to fill critical shortage of mental health practitioners

Veteran commits $1 million to
WSU College of Nursing to honor
wartime nurses

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Researchers study opioid use transitions

Researchers study
opioid transitions

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Research funding up 37 percent at WSU College of Nursing

Research funding up 37 percent
at WSU College of Nursing

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WSU Health Sciences students, faculty and alums volunteer at Camp Stix

Cougs show up in force
for Camp Stix

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  • WWII-era portrait in uniform Veteran commits $1 million to WSU College of Nursing to honor wartime nurses

    PULLMAN, Washington – A sign on Wally Lindblad’s door reads, “What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.”

    Waldron O. Lindblad embodies that sentiment.

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  • portrait Register to attend Cleveland Visiting Scholar breakfast

    Suffering a traumatic injury from a car wreck, shooting or a fall often is followed by depression or PTSD, affecting the victim’s recovery.

    Dr. Therese Richmond, of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, will talk about these linkages at the Cleveland Visiting Scholar lecture on Oct. 4.

    Dr. Richmond’s career has been spent studying human response to injuries. She co-founded the Penn Injury Science Center and is associate dean for research and innovation at Penn Nursing in Philadelphia. She was elected for membership to the National Academy of Medicine in recognition of her work.

    She told the Philadelphia Inquirer last year, “The thing … » More …

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  • portrait Coug Nurse channeled schedule problem into tech startup NurseGrid

    As a bedside nurse for six years, Zach Smith knew the frustration of keeping track of his ever-changing work schedule. He and his wife, a fellow graduate of the Washington State University College of Nursing, would text each other lists of their upcoming shifts.  

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