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Prof Emerita Mathy Mezey Named AAN Living Legend

July 18, 2024
 NYU Meyers Prof. Emerita and Senior Research Scientist Mathy Mezey, whose teaching, research and leadership transformed geriatric nursing, has been named a 2024 Living Legend by the American Academy of Nursing, one of the highest honors in the…
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NYU Meyers-led study explores quality of care for people with dementia in adult day centers

July 12, 2024
Adult day centers provide community-based health and social services for older adults living at home, including many living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. While these centers have long been essential community resources, they…
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NYU Meyers receives $5M grant to strengthen workforce caring for older adults in the Bronx

July 09, 2024
NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing has been awarded a $5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to train 5,000 health care professionals in providing age-friendly care for older adults in the Bronx.The project is…
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Dean Amar, 14 Meyers alumni and faculty recognized as diversity leaders

June 13, 2024
Fifteen members of the NYU Meyers community have been named fellows of the National Black Nurses Association’s new Academy of Diversity Leaders in Nursing, which recognizes nurses who have advanced equity, diversity, inclusion and justice in nursing…
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Prof. Allison Squires selected for international policy project on climate change and health

June 06, 2024
Exploring Climate Change and Health with the Next Generation of Research Leaders
Allison Squires, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, is one of 18 health researchers chosen for a new policy project on climate change and global public health, a joint initiative of the US National Academy of Medicine…
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Mental health, lack of workplace support are leading factors driving nurses from jobs

June 04, 2024
Study conducted at the height of the pandemic reveals how workplaces shape nurses’ experiences and intentions to stay or leave their jobs Coworker and employer support are strong predictors of nurses planning to stay in their jobs, while symptoms of…
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Virginia Allen, one of the last surviving “Black Angels”, is Graduation Keynote Speaker

May 16, 2024
Dr. Virginia Allen, LPN, DHL, who was among a group of 300 Black nurses who cared for tuberculosis patients in New York when few nurses would, will deliver the keynote address at the NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing graduation and receive the…
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Aliviado Health Collaborates on New Dementia Patient and Caregiver Guide

May 15, 2024
The National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI), the national voice for not-for-profit hospice care, in collaboration with Aliviado Health and the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC), announces today the release of the…
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From Radio City to Hospital Rounds

May 06, 2024
Nine years as a Radio City Rockette prepared Kristen Grace Smith (NYU Meyers ’24) for a bright future as a nurse. Working holidays. Bringing smiles to children’s faces. Wearing matching outfits with a tight-knit community of coworkers.A career as a…
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Understaffed nursing homes in disadvantaged neighborhoods more likely to overuse antipsychotics

April 25, 2024
Boosting staffing may help limit use of “chemical restraints,” study findsNursing homes in disadvantaged communities are more likely to overmedicate residents with antipsychotics, especially homes that are understaffed, according to a new study…