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Recognition, Achievements and Awards

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing believes it is important to honor and celebrate our faculty, alumni and students and their achievements in and contributions to scholarship, research and service. This catalog of honor is one way we say “Thank you” for the diligence and integrity they display through their work each and every day.

 

Students

Ya-Ching HuangDoctoral student receives awards and financial support
Posted: Jan. 11, 2018

Ya-Ching Huang, MSN, RN, and School of Nursing doctoral student, won first place in the student poster competition at the American Public Health Association annual conference. The poster was titled Access to Diabetes Care for Patients at a FQHC System in Central Texas (PDF). Ya-Ching also received the Frances Fowler Wallace Memorial Award for Mental Health Dissertation Research, which is available to eligible doctoral candidates at UT Austin. The award is given annually by the Hogg Foundation. Awardees receive a $1,500 scholarship to help cover research-related expenses. Huang's research proposal is titled “The Impact of Illness Perception, Diabetes Management Self-Efficacy, and Mental Distress on Type 2 Diabetes Self-Management among Chinese Americans.” Read Huang's interview How Cultural Perception Affects Diabetes Management, which was published on the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health website.

Pamela RectoDoctoral student receives a Frances Fowler Wallace Memorial Award
Posted: Jan. 11, 2018

Pamela Recto, a doctoral student at the School of Nursing, recently received a Frances Fowler Wallace Memorial Award for Mental Health Dissertation Research. The award is given by the Hogg Foundation to eligible doctoral candidates at The University of Texas at Austin. Awardees receive a $1,500 scholarship to help cover research-related expenses. Pamela’s research proposal is titled “Mental Health Literacy of Mexican-American Adolescents: Examining their Knowledge and Attitudes about Perinatal Depression.” In addition, Pamela is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholar. Read Recto's interview The “Double Stigma” Faced by Adolescent Mothers with Depression, which was published on the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health website.