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Midwives provide better birth experiences marked by respect, autonomy

May 24, 2023
People giving birth report more positive experiences when cared for by midwives in both hospitals and in community settings than by physicians, according to a new study published in the journal Reproductive Health. Additionally, those receiving…

Study finds unaddressed mental health needs in older adults of color in assisted living

May 11, 2023
Residents of Medicaid-funded assisted living have unmet mental health needs, according to a new study by researchers at NYU Meyers published in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA). One million older adults in the U.S…

JAMA Viewpoint Connects Personal and Planetary Health

May 08, 2023
Healthcare providers have historically focused on the health of individual patients and relegated the planet’s health to environmentalists and lawmakers. A new Viewpoint published in the Journal of the American Medical Association and co-authored by…

Why international recruitment alone won’t solve the nursing shortage

May 04, 2023
Recruiting internationally educated nurses to work in U.S. is one solution to address the shortage of nurses. A new article published in Health Affairs Forefront describes why a singular focus on bringing these nurses to the U.S. will not provide a…

Angela Amar Named Dean of NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing

April 06, 2023
NYU President Andrew Hamilton and Interim Provost Gigi Dopico today announced the appointment of Angela Amar, PhD, RN, FAAN, as the dean of the NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. She begins her new role on August 1, 2023. An accomplished leader,…

Hospitals with the most vulnerable maternity patients understaffed with nurses

March 31, 2023
In labor and delivery units likely to have more high-risk patients, nurse-to-patient ratios are often inconsistent with national staffing standards Hospitals serving more patients at risk for complications during childbirth are less likely to…

Jay Paul Estate Leaves $1 Million to NYU Meyers

March 17, 2023
NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing’s Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing (HIGN) received a one-million-dollar gift from the estate of Jay R. Paul. Paul was a long-time supporter of the Institute thanks to HIGN Executive Director & Clinical…

Diabetes and toothlessness together worsen cognitive decline

March 14, 2023
A growing connection among diabetes, oral health, and dementia highlights the importance of dental care and diabetes management as we age Having both diabetes and tooth loss contributes to worse cognitive function and faster cognitive decline in…

Online program prompts vaccination among vaccine-hesitant mothers

March 08, 2023
Skills for spotting disinformation and videos of babies sick with preventable illnesses encouraged vaccination A web-based program that educates mothers about how to find reliable health information and the dangers of babies contracting vaccine…

Prof. Donna Hallas Named Next Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Pediatric Health Care

January 30, 2023
The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) has named Donna Hallas, PhD, PPCPNP-BC, CPNP, PMHS, FAANP, FAAN, the next editor-in-chief of the Journal of Pediatric Health Care, effective July 1, 2023. Dr. Hallas is…