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College of Nursing adding a Graduate Certificate in Public Health

The Washington State University College of Nursing will introduce a Graduate Certificate in Public Health with enrollment to begin in the fall.  

Jessica Pearl portrait inside the prison clinic.
DNP student Jessica Pearl: health care in a prison is rewarding

Jessica Pearl, DNP candidate, Washington State University College of Nursing.
Expects to graduate in 2018 with her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, with the goal of becoming a nurse practitioner.
Worked at the Coyote Ridge Corrections Center, a medium-security state prison in Connell, Washington, for the past seven years.

Dean Griffin-Sobel announces personnel moves at the WSU College of Nursing

Washington State University College of Nursing Dean Joyce Griffin-Sobel has named new members of her leadership team. 

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Debbie Brinker to be inducted into WSNA Hall of Fame

Debbie Brinker, an assistant dean and assistant professor at the WSU College of Nursing, will be inducted into the Washington State Nurses Association Hall of Fame this spring. 

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Hundreds of people and pets served by new WSU clinic

Nearly 100 people and 125 dogs and cats visited a new clinic offering health care to homeless and low-income people and their pets Friday, on the campus of Washington State University Spokane.

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Dr. Andra Davis honored for her work in end-of-life care

Dr. Andra Davis, of the WSU College of Nursing Vancouver, was one of seven nurse educators honored by the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium for her commitment to teaching nurses about end-of-life care.

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Free health clinic will treat homeless, low-income people and their pets

Students and faculty from the WSU College of Nursing and the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine will join up to host a health-screening clinic for homeless and low-income people and their pets.  

Family portrait of Connie Nguyen-Truong with father, mother, kids, husband.
WSU nurse scientist Connie Nguyen-Truong honored as a refugee success story

Dr. Connie Nguyen-Truong’s parents arrived in America in the 1970s as refugees from Vietnam.

Between them, they spoke two words of English – “hi,” and “thank you.” 

Nursing student Jenny Adams with a patient
Vaccination clinics staffed by WSU students reach more than 850 people

Students from the Washington State University colleges of Nursing and Pharmacy vaccinated more than 850 people in Spokane County this fall.

Louise Kaplan with student
Professor Louise Kaplan helping Swaziland add nurse practitioners

There is no medical school in Swaziland, a small African country that has the world’s highest HIV/AIDs rate. Much of Swaziland’s health care is provided by nurses.

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