When Fulbright Scholar Pam Kimeto arrived in Charlottesville from Kenya to pursue a Ph.D. in nursing, she was greeted by the seismic news of a surprise pregnancy and Virginia's 5.8-magnitude earthquake. Nonetheless, she emerged triumphant five years later.
Recent Articles by
Christine Phelan Kueter
April 29, 2016
A new study from the UVA School of Nursing examines the link between family planning and unplanned pregnancy among women living with disabilities.
March 17, 2016
Breast cancer gave nursing student Carolyn Wellford the chance to enroll in a clinical trial, and the experience fanned her desire to pursue nursing research.
March 03, 2016
Marya Jazouli faced an uncertain future when she arrived in the world 12 weeks early and landed in the UVA Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Now, two decades later, another stint in the NICU has made that future clearer.
January 06, 2016
The program, a joint venture between the Schools of Nursing and the Darden School of Business, seeks to break down the hierarchies that can compromise patient care.
December 09, 2015
Charlottesville’s new fire chief, Andrew Baxter, brings to his new job a UVA nursing education and a commitment to compassionate care and service to the community – no matter the task.
November 16, 2015
Virginia mandates the HPV vaccine for girls, but only 27.9 percent completed the three-shot series in 2014.
November 03, 2015
Before they face human patients, nursing students build their skills in the Mary Morton Parsons Clinical Simulation Learning Center.
July 17, 2015
A nursing Ph.D. student is examining whether using red lights or low lights in hospital rooms might help promote healing among patients.
May 11, 2015
The stories of three Nursing School graduates reveal that, while all will be earning the same degree, their experiences, motivations and ultimate goals are wildly different.