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Study: New York City nurses experienced anxiety, depression during first wave of COVID-19

April 29, 2021
Research highlights how hospitals can support nurses during public health crises to protect their mental health   New York nurses caring for COVID-19 patients during the first wave of the pandemic experienced anxiety, depression, and…

Breastfeeding among Latinx mothers in New York City varies by birthplace

April 26, 2021
A new study by NYU Meyers researchers found differences in the breastfeeding behaviors of Latinx-identifying mothers by their country of origin. The findings, published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine, highlight the shortcomings of presenting…

Breast cancer survivors’ fear of cancer returning linked to genomic test results, psychological factors

April 06, 2021
Modifiable factors such as anxiety and emotional response to cancer are strongest predictors of fear Breast cancer survivors with a higher risk of cancer recurrence based on genomic testing may experience greater fear of their cancer returning,…

Jennifer Pettis honored by Alzheimer’s Association

March 08, 2021
NICHE’s Jennifer Pettis is the recipient of the Alzheimer’s Association’s Frank Carlino Award in recognition of her outstanding advocacy on behalf of individuals and families living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Pettis will be presented the…

Howard University and NYU nursing schools partner to further nursing research and education

February 12, 2021
Collaboration aims to improve health and health equity Howard University’s College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences and New York University’s Rory Meyers College of Nursing have formed an educational and research partnership to work together…

NYU Meyers launches Clinical Research Nursing master’s program

February 05, 2021
NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing has created a Master of Science (MS) in Clinical Research Nursing—the only such program in the New York metropolitan area. Nurses play a critical role in clinical trials, often serving as the operational leads…

Prof. Clark-Cutaia to study COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among patients with kidney disease

February 04, 2021
Maya Clark-Cutaia, PhD, ANCP-BC, RN, assistant professor at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, is the co-investigator of a winning submission for the KidneyX COVID-19 Kidney Care Challenge. Working with Lama Nazzal, MD, a nephrologist at NYU…

Celebrating the Completion of the Ghana Nurse Leaders Program Phase II

January 25, 2021
On Friday, January 15, 2021, eleven participating nurse leaders of the Ghana Nurse Leaders Program (GNLP) Phase II celebrated the completion of the two-year program and the many positive contributions they have made to the Ghana healthcare…
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Prof. Selena Gilles named director of undergraduate program

January 12, 2021
Selena Gilles, DNP, ANP-BC, CNEcl, CCRN, has been appointed as director of the undergraduate program at NYU Meyers College of Nursing effective January 1, 2021. Prof. Gilles joined Meyers as an adjunct clinical instructor in 2010 and became a member…
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Watch the Virtual Celebration for the Class of January 2021

December 17, 2020
Thank you for joining us for our virtual celebration for the class of January 2021. We salute them! Watch the celebration video below.
NYU Meyers Virtual Commencement January 2021