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Dr. Lonnie Nelson helping evaluate COVID vaccines' impact on Native populations

Nelson part of panel evaluating COVID vaccines

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Connie Kim Yen Nguyen-Truong honored by AACN

Connie Nguyen-Truong receives national honor

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Yakima students testing hundreds for COVID-19

Yakima nursing students test hundreds for COVID

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Three nursing faculty named academy fellows

Three faculty named academy fellows

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  • WSU’s Lonnie Nelson evaluating COVID vaccines for impact on indigenous populations

    Lonnie Nelson’s work improving the health and well-being of indigenous peoples has earned him grant funding, awards and citations as an academic researcher at Washington State University Health Sciences.

    It’s also brought him to a position of vital importance right now: evaluating potential COVID-19 vaccines for how they will be perceived and accepted by Native American and indigenous populations. He was invited to sit on a panel of a dozen scientific experts by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; similar panels of have been convened for other populations that have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19.

    Nelson was a natural choice for the panel, … » More …

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  • Janessa Graves portrait Rural areas have fewer mental health services for teens, but great need

    Very rural areas in the United States have fewer mental health services for young people, yet that’s where the help is needed the most, says a study led by Janessa Graves of the Washington State University College of Nursing, published this week in JAMA Network Open.

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  • portrait of Connie Kim Yen Nguyen-Truong Connie Nguyen-Truong honored with national teaching innovation award

    Connie Kim Yen Nguyen-Truong, PhD, RN, an assistant professor at the Washington State University College of Nursing in Vancouver, is being honored with the 2020 Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Award from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

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