2016 News

December 2016

Home for the Holidays 2016
Happy Holidays from Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing!

Case Western Reserve receives $2 million grant to study health of caregivers for relatives with bipolar disorder
With the help of a $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, nurse scientists at Case Western Reserve University will study how people caring for loved ones with bipolar disorder can improve their own health.

November 2016

Children’s health screenings net nursing school national honor
This week, the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing will receive an Innovations in Baccalaureate Population Health Curriculum Award from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) to acknowledge the impact their children’s health screenings program has had on so many children.

October 2016

No willpower required: Families adopt healthy behaviors through trial and error
In a series of pilot tests of the approach—known as “SystemCHANGE”—by nursing scientists at Case Western Reserve University, families and individuals changed unhealthy habits by systematically manipulating their environments, despite wavering willpower.

Shared Decision Making in Adolescents and Young Adults With Cancer
During a developmental time when adolescents and young adults are increasingly independent, medical treatment and symptoms often require a renewed dependence on provider and parent support.

Nursing’s Joyce Fitzpatrick receives rare Living Legend honor
An internationally renowned researcher, author, educator, leadership coach and icon in her field, Joyce Fitzpatrick, the Elizabeth Brooks Ford Professor of Nursing at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, will accept the Living Legend award on Oct. 20 at the American Academy of Nursing’s annual conference in Washington, D.C.

July 2016

Judson Services and FPB Create Joint Program
With $1.2 Million in initial funding from Charlene Phelps, a graduate and long-time supporter of the School of Nursing, Judson Services, Inc. and the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing announce a collaboration to create an endowed position that will serve both organizations.

June 2016

State of Ohio awards Case Western Reserve, Cleveland Clinic $1 million grant for educational innovation
The state of Ohio has awarded Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic $1 million from its capital bill to support technology investments in their joint Health Education Campus, scheduled to open in the summer of 2019.

Living with HIV
On The Academic Minute, Allison Webel, PhD, RN, assistant professor of the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, discusses living with HIV.

May 2016.

School of Nursing’s Ronald Hickman Jr. wins 2016 John S. Diekhoff Mentoring Award
Ronald L. Hickman, Jr., PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, FAAN, associate professor at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing and an acute care nurse practitioner, earned a 2016 John S. Diekhoff Mentoring Award.

April 2016

Saving a Life in a Helicopter
Britt Miculka from Redbird Flight Simulations stops by the FPB Flight Simulator to learn more about what it takes to become a flight nurse.

March 2016

Transition from NICU to home care complicated by access to medical technology
The transition of neonates discharged from a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) dependent on medical technology may be complicated by the need for continued complex care and increased use of healthcare services, according to research presented at the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners' 37th National Conference in Atlanta by Valerie Toly.

Scary Statistics About Women and HIV
The growth of the HIV epidemic in women has received less attention in the United States than that in men and it's easy to forget that women are still contracting HIV.

Nurse scientists win grant to study how videoconferencing helps family members provide long-distance care
Case Western Reserve University nurse scientists will use a $2.37 million federal grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research to explore how videoconferencing can help family members who are living apart from loved ones battling cancer become better involved in their treatment.

February 2016

Wennerberg Claims UAA Athlete of the Week Honor
Case Western Reserve University junior Annie Wennerberg was named the University Athletic Association Pitcher of the Week for Softball the week of February 29, after helping the Spartans to four wins last weekend.