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Dean Joyce Griffin-Sobel
From the Desk of the Dean


Dean Joyce Griffin-Sobel
From the Desk of Dean
Joyce Griffin-Sobel

December 2017
The College of Nursing has recently approved our strategic plan for the next three years, and I’m very proud of our work. Identifying our priorities is essential to achieving our goals, and we have committed ourselves to a Healthy Environment for students, faculty and staff; Innovation in Education and Practice, particularly in interprofessional education; Engagement with our Communities; … » More …

Marian Wilson, Ph.D., assistant professor at the WSU College of Nursing, has a new study examining the relationship between marijuana use among opioid addiction patients.
Marijuana use may not aid patients in opioid addiction treatment

Many patients who are being treated for opioid addiction in a medication-assisted treatment clinic use marijuana to help manage their pain and mood symptoms.

Four students with a horse
Horse therapy teaches nursing students the value of presence

Horses have a lot to teach nurses, says Jayne Beebe, a senior instructor at the WSU College of Nursing in Yakima.

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