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Carol Estwing Ferrans to be invested as Harriet H. Werley Endowed Chair in Nursing Research

Photo of Dr. FerransCarol Estwing Ferrans, PhD '85, MS '82, RN, FAAN, will be invested in a ceremony on April 5, 2018, as the Harriet H. Werley Endowed Chair in Nursing Research in the UIC College of Nursing. The Werley Chair is a high honor and is designated for a faculty member who has an outstanding program of nursing research and leadership.


Study gives hope for predicting and intervening in pregnancy-related heart failure

Mulubrhan Mogos, PhD, MSc.In 2018, more American women are dying of pregnancy-related complications than any other developed country. The rate of pregnancy-related deaths in the U.S. has more than doubled in the past 30 years, with the leading cause being heart disease, including heart failure. Yet little is known about how to combat this trend.



Dr. Valerie Gruss Receives 2018 Judith L. Storfjell Distinguished Award for Scholarly Practice

Photo of Dr. GrussValerie A. Gruss, PhD, CNP-BC has been awarded the UIC College of Nursing Judith Lloyd Storfjell Distinguished Award for Scholarly Practice.  The award recognizes a UIC College of Nursing faculty or alumnus who has made an outstanding contribution to nursing practice. Gruss was recognized for a career of work that is changing the face of care for aging adults.