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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…
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New Director of the Florence S. Downs PhD Program in Nursing Research & Theory Development

April 11, 2024
Dean Angela Frederick Amar at the New York University (NYU) Rory Meyers College of Nursing, has appointed Dena Schulman-Green as the new Director of the Florence S. Downs PhD Program in Nursing Research & Theory Development at NYU Meyers. As the…
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Black Maternal Health Week 2024: An interview with prof. Alexis Dunn Amore

April 10, 2024
This week, on April 11, begins Black Maternal Health Week, a campaign to build awareness and activism around the healthcare experiences of Black mothers, who have mortality rates three times higher than that of White women.Alexis Dunn Amore, PhD,…
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NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing graduate programs ranked among best in Nation by U.S. News & World Report

April 09, 2024
NYU Meyers is the eighth best nursing school in the nation for master’s programs, up five spots over last year, according to the 2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate School rankings.The rankings, released today, assessed both master's…
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In Memoriam: Former John A. Hartford Foundation President and Board Chair Norman H. Volk

March 25, 2024
*Photo credit: Dana GlucksteinThe Rory Meyers College of Nursing community mourns the passing and celebrates the legacy of Norman Volk, whose commitment to improving healthcare for older adults helped establish the College as a global leader in…
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Prof. Bei Wu wins national public service award

March 20, 2024
NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing Vice Dean for Research and Dean’s Professor in Global Health Bei Wu was honored recently with the 2024 Jack Hein Public Service Award by the American Association for Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (AADOCR)…
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NYU Meyers names Mary Brennan Program Director of DNP

March 13, 2024
Dean Angela Frederick Amar at the New York University (NYU) Rory Meyers College of Nursing, has appointed Mary Brennan, DNP, AGACNP-BC, ANP, CNS, FAANP, as the new director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at NYU Meyers. “I am very excited…