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  • Marian Wilson Rayce Rudeen Foundation funds two opioid-related projects at WSU

    A Spokane-area foundation named for a young man who died of a drug overdose is funding two projects led by WSU College of Nursing Assistant Professor Marian Wilson.

    One of the projects supported by the Rayce Rudeen Foundation will give low-income patients access to non-opioid pain management tools such as physical therapy, chiropractic care, massage and yoga. The other will test whether “smart-home” monitoring tools can help people with opioid use disorder.

    The Rayce Rudeen Foundation has committed a total of $15,000 to the two projects. The gift is the foundation’s first to Washington State University.

    “We have a broken system and we want … » More …

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  • Preceptor works with DNP student at CHAS Health Grant will expand successful nurse practitioner project

    Preceptor works with DNP student at CHAS Health
    Family nurse practitioner Todd Smith, center, works with DNP student Girma Admasu, right, in 2018. Smith is a WSU College of Nursing preceptor and the Nurse Practitioner Faculty in Residence at CHAS Health. His appointment was made possible by the first WSU-ANEW grant.

    With the help of an earlier federal grant, the WSU College of Nursing is graduating nurse practitioners who are choosing to work in rural areas or with underserved populations.

    Now a $2.8 million follow-on grant will expand the … » More …

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  • Tri-Cities’ Heather Kriss takes part in a global art project

    WSU College of Nursing staff member Heather Kriss read a small article in 2013 about a global art project to create the Jewish holy texts of the Torah in cross-stitch.

    She didn’t know how to cross-stitch. But she decided to take part in the Torah Stitch By Stitch project anyway.

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