The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing is adding three new professorships, bringing the total number to five. The new named professorships include the Sekelsky Family Professorship in Nursing, the Richard E. Sinaiko Endowed Professorship in Health Care Leadership and the Karen Frick Pridham Professorship in Pediatric Nursing. The school also gained a stake in a new professorship in the School of Engineering. To be eligible, the named faculty member must conduct research that straddles the two disciplines.
The School of Nursing is proud to welcome ten new and returning educators as permanent clinical faculty members in the School of Nursing. Their experience spans a wide range of nursing practice areas, including mental health, community health and geriatrics, and they bring extensive practical knowledge and insight to the classroom and clinical rotations.
Katharyn May, dean of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing, announced today that she will step aside from her post in late 2016 after 15 years of service to the school. May, currently the longest-serving dean on campus, will remain with the school as a member of the faculty.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing is proud to announce that Dr. Barbara Bowers will serve on a task force assembled by the Pennsylvania Secretary of Health to address deficiencies in long-term care facilities throughout the state.