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Dr. Kamal Eldeirawi has first-hand experience of the profound impact that poverty can have on the level and the quality of health care one can receive. As an immigrant, born in Palestine’s Gaza Strip, he saw the challenges his family and others faced in his native country when seeking health care and then again as an immigrant arriving in the U.S. His history spurred Dr. Eldeirawi to pursue a career in nursing and to search to uncover why immigration status is such an extreme risk factor in health care.
Four UIC College of Nursing Faculty to be Inducted as Fellows in the Institute of Medicine of Chicago
The IOMC inducted UIC College of Nursing faculty, Drs. Carol Ferrans, Barbara McFarlin, Mariann Piano, and Julie Zerwic as Fellows of the Institute.
The UIC College of Nursing recently hosted its third annual alumni day with Dean Terri Weaver, faculty and staff facilitating the day-long event.
STTI Honors Dr. Carol Ferrans as 2014 Inductee to the STTI Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame.
2013 Election to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Board of Directors for 2014 includes Dean Weaver.
Julienne Rutherford, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Women, Children and Family Health Science was recently selected as a UIC Researcher of the Year “Rising Star” in the Clinical Sciences category and she is also featured in a new podcast by the American Anthropological Association.
Midwest Nursing History Research Center (MNHRC) grand re-openning.
College of Nursing faculty member Dr. Diana J. Wilkie is nationally and internationally recognized for her contributions to knowledge development in pain management and end-of-life transitions for vulnerable populations. This month, Dr. Wilkie and her team received news that they were selected for funding from The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).
An inoperable escalator at the UIC College of Nursing (CON) brought together President Easter, Chancellor Allen-Meares, Provost Kaufman, Dean Weaver of the CON, and the star of the event, celebrated alumnus M. Christine Schwartz. Each posed for photo-ops simulating, with sledgehammer in hand, the demolition of the escalator space. The afternoon event brought everyone together to celebrate the invaluable gift presented to the CON by Mrs.