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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
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Studying sex and young love in the time of COVID

December 11, 2020
Last spring, when COVID-19 reached New York City, Prof. Yzette Lanier was in the survey phase of her CDC-funded research study, Project YESS, which works with Black and Latinx youth in the Bronx and upper Manhattan to reduce sexual and reproductive…
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Study examines the impact of COVID-19 on nursing assistants

November 05, 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the public’s focus on healthcare workers has been limited to nurses and physicians. Less attention has been given to nursing assistants, who are often seen as an invisible workforce but make important…
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Prof. Margaret McCarthy receives NIH grant to integrate exercise intervention in electronic health records

October 19, 2020
The National Institute of Nursing Research has awarded Margaret McCarthy PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAHA, assistant professor at NYU Meyers, a three-year, $500,000 grant (K23NR018888-01A1) to develop and test a technology-enabled intervention to promote…
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Consistent nursing care after childbirth boosts breastfeeding rates

October 15, 2020
Inadequate staffing, communication issues force nurses to skip important care during labor and birth New parents who receive attentive, supportive nursing care during labor and immediately after childbirth are more likely to exclusively…