Media Coverage

2021 Media Coverage

Dr. Nancy Guillet​, Clinical Instructor, was featured in the news article titled "‘One vaccine is one life’: Leaders target under-vaccinated areas with renewed urgency as Delta variant spreads."

Posted: June 30, 2021
Publication: KXAN


PhD Student, Mr. Tonychris Nnaka, has been named one of the Dallas Business Journal’s 40 Under 40.

Posted: June 8, 2021
Publication: Dallas Business Journal


Assistant Professor, Michelle Wright, PhD, RN, FAAN, graduate student, Sungju Lim, and undergraduate nursing student, Ye Ryn "Stephanie" Jeong, authored a paper titled "Group B Streptococcus and the vaginal microbiome among pregnant women: a systematic review."

Posted: May 17, 2021
Publication: PeerJ


Dr. Shalonda Horton, Clinical Assistant Professor, discusses our vaccination outreach programs VAMOS (Vaccine Administration Mobile Operations) and VaxNow (Vaccinate, No Waste) with the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health.

Posted: May 11, 2021
Publication: Hogg Foundation for Mental Health


School of Nursing Associate Professor, Dr. Jung Kwak, named one of 10 inspiring professors of 2021

Posted: May 5, 2021
Publication: The Alcalde


Assistant Professor, Dr. Michelle Wright with colleagues at Emory University & Columbia University published a research paper titled "Vaginal Microbiome Composition in Early Pregnancy and Risk of Spontaneous Preterm and Early Term Birth Among African American Women."

Posted: April 29, 2021
Publication: Frontiers


UT Austin School of Nursing Alumna Nina Almasy named new ACC Health Sciences dean

Posted: April 22, 2021
Publication: Austin Community College


Nursing Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Dr. Gayle Timmerman, was featured in the Healio Nephrology article titled "Mindful practice shows no impact on fluid management but may improve dietary adherence."

Posted: April 14, 2021
Publication: Healio


The UT Austin School of Nursing launched two vaccination delivery programs in March that provide vaccines to underserved Austin communities.

Posted: April 14, 2021
Publication: The Daily Texan


Dr. Shalonda Horton, Clinical Assistant Professor, was featured in the news article titled "Austin-area residents with limited access can find help getting a COVID-19 vaccine — here’s how."

Posted: April 7, 2021
Publication: KXAN


Nursing Professor and Director of our Center for Excellence in Aging Services and Long Term Care, Dr. Tracie Harrison, was interviewed for San Antonio Express-News op-ed titled “Family, nurses working together 'is essential for this plan to work.'”

Posted: April 4, 2021
Publication: San Antonio Express-News


The UT Austin School of Nursing is No. 21 in the nation in both Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs, No. 11 in public MSN programs, No. 12 in DNP, and the top nursing school in the state in MSN programs.

Posted: April 2, 2021
Publication: U.S. News & World Report


Dr. Stephanie Key, Clinical Assistant Professor, was featured in the Clinical Advisor article titled “Mindfulness App Improves ADHD Symptoms in Children and Teens.”

Posted: March 29, 2021
Publication: Clinical Advisor


Dr. Li-Chen Lin, Clinical Assistant Professor, was featured in the news article titled "Asian Austinites grieve victims of Atlanta shooting, demand solutions to racism."

Posted: March 25, 2021
Publication: CBS Austin


Congratulations to Dr. Karen Johnson, Associate Professor, on receiving the University of Colorado College of Nursing Alumni Association's Distinguished Alumni Award!

Posted: March 24, 2021
Publication: University of Colorado


UT Austin Alumna Dr. Terry Badger Honored with Jimmie Holland Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted: March 15, 2021
Publication: The University of Arizona, College of Nursing


Dr. Karen Johnson, Associate Professor, and Dr. Whitney Thurman, Assistant Professor, published an article titled "Opinion: Exhausted nurses ask Abbott to reconsider mask mandate."

Posted: March 8, 2021
Publication: Houston Chronicle


Cara Young, Associate Professor, has an ongoing op-ed series she is publishing on LinkedIn.​

Posted: Various Dates
Publication: LinkedIn


A few UT Austin Nursing students were featured in the Daily Texan article on UT’s COVID-19 vaccine clinic.

Posted: Feb. 21, 2021
Publication: The Daily Texan


PhD Student, Tonychris Nnaka, wrote an article for The Health Care Blog titled, “Critical Care Nurse Shortage During COVID-19 Pandemic: A Call for Nurse Anesthesia Students to Bedside.” 

Posted: Feb. 8, 2021
Publication: The Health Care Blog


PhD Student, Eliana Gill, was featured in this KXAN article for her COVID-19 Unit volunteer work.​

Posted: Feb. 03, 2021
Publication: KXAN


Dr. Michelle Wright, Assistant Professor, collaborated with several nurses from around the US to publish an article in Ms. Magazine titled ‘Without a Nurse, a Hospital Bed Is Just a Bed’.

Posted: Jan. 28, 2021
Publication: Ms. Magazine


Dr. Li-Chen Lin, Assistant Professor, and Ms. Kathryn Hanley, a current Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner student, to discuss the UT Medical Reserve Corps’ (UTMRC) most recent COVID-19 relief initiatives.

Posted: Jan. 11, 2021
Publication: KXAN


2020 Media Coverage

PhD Student, Tonychris Nnaka, interviewed about his experience with the Pfizer COVID vaccine.

Posted: Dec. 16, 2020
Publication: NBC Channel 5 Dallas-Fort Worth


Photos of UT Nursing students administering first COVID-19 vaccines to eligible Austin residents

Posted: Dec. 15, 2020
Publication: Austin American Statesman


Dr. Michelle Wright, Assistant Professor, collaborated with several nurses from around the US, including alumna Dr. Carolyn Phillips, to publish this article in Ms. Magazine.

Posted: Dec. 12, 2020
Publication: Ms. Magazine


Posted: Nov. 16, 2020
Publication: CBS Austin


Posted: Nov. 12, 2020
Publication: KVUE


Posted: Nov. 4, 2020
Publication: San Antonio Express News


Posted: Sept. 7, 2020
Publication: Texas Nursing Magazine


Dr. Cara Young, Associate Professor, research was referenced in this article that explores nurse practitioners' attitudes regarding managing patients with mental health disorders

Posted: June 9, 2020
Publication: Clinical Advisor


UT Austin School of Nursing Ranked #13 among public schools of nursing and #22 among all schools of nursing in Best Nursing Schools: Master's Programs, and #14 among public schools and #24 among all schools of nursing in Best Nursing Schools: DNP Programs.

Posted: May 7, 2020
Publication: U.S. News & World Report 2021


Nursing students translate the COVID-19 handbook after recognizing a need within Spanish-speaking communities

Posted: April 30, 2020
Publication: Spectrum Local News


Making sure underserved communities get the care they need during COVID-19 crisis

Posted: April 29, 2020
Publication: Fox 7 Austin


UT Austin Alumna Dr. Barbra Mann Wall (BSN '71), and nurses from around the nation, lend their voice to this Nurses Week spotlight from the Washington Post

Posted: April 28, 2020
Publication: Washington Post


Podcast Episodes on Preparing Students for a Complex and Changing World with Lisa Costa, Academic and Community Education Coordinator

Posted: April 21, 2020
Publication: Anchor FM


UT students translate COVID-19 handbook into Spanish

Posted: April 16, 2020
Publication: Fox 7 Austin


Commentary: Get health care workers protective gear now

Posted: April 9, 2020
Publication: San Antonio Express-News


Coronavirus is spreading in Texas nursing homes. But the state won't share the details.

Posted: April 8, 2020
Publication: The Texas Tribune


Digital Generation Gap Turns Health Crisis into Information Crisis for Older People

Posted: March 11, 2020
Publication: UT News


UT Alumna is one of the 2019 Sojourns Scholar Leadership Program Grant Recipients

Posted: Jan. 15, 2020
Publication: Cambia Health Foundation


Our government and public institutions must protect us against the unvaccinated

Posted: Jan. 02, 2020
Publication: The Hill


2019 Media Coverage


UT Austin Nursing student calls for listing suicide prevention number on ID’s

Posted: Nov. 1, 2019
Publication: KXAN


Nobel Prize in Chemistry Goes to John Goodenough of The University of Texas at Austin

Posted: Oct. 9, 2019
Publication: UT News


UT Austin Alumna and Visiting Professor is honored as Living Legend

Posted: August 14, 2019
Publication: Crookston Times


Supporting mental & physical health

Posted: Aug. 2, 2019
Publication: FOX 7


UT Austin, local churches to bring mental health services to the African American community

Posted: July 30, 2019
Publication: KVUE


Dr. Jane Champion and her students at the STTI conference in Calgary

Posted: July 29, 2019
Publication: Sigma Nursing


School of Nursing partners with east Austin churches to improve mental health

Posted: July 23, 2019
Publication: KXAN


Rural Dementia Caregivers in Southwest Texas: An Exploratory Study of Advance Directives and End-of-Life Proxy Decision Making (PDF)

Posted: June 18, 2019
Publication: Healio


Faculty member's joint research project published in the journal Nature Medicine

Posted: May 29, 2019
Publication: Nature Medicine


UT Austin School of Nursing Ranked #16 among public school of nursing and #24 among all schools of nursing in Best Nursing Schools: Master's and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Programs

Posted: May 28, 2019
Publication: U.S. News & World Report 2020


Dean Stuifbergen shares nursing expertise on radio stations across Texas

Posted: May 17, 2019
Publication: KRLD News Radio 1080


Forty Acres Scholars Program Class of 2023 Announced: School of Nursing welcomes two awardees

Posted: May 9, 2019
Publication: Texas Exes


UC Davis names new Dean for Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

Posted: May 6, 2019
Publication: UC Davis Health


Nursing professor appointed to Central Health Board of Managers

Posted: May 6, 2019
Publication: Central Health


Doctoral student recruited by cancer group to raise money for women researchers

Posted: May 6, 2019
Publication: KXAN


The Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses’ Med-Surg Moments Podcast, Episode 5: "The Future of Nursing"

Posted: April 26, 2019
Publication: Med-Surg Moments


New technology research may allow you to play games to keep your heart healthy

Posted: April 25, 2019
Publication: The Daily Texan


James Pittman on the art of transplant administration

Posted: April 12, 2019
Publication: United Network for Organ Sharing


"We need to think more holistically about the health-care debate" by Dr. Karen Johnson

Posted: April 4, 2019
Publication: The Hill


Kelsey Mumford wants to help Texas become a healthier state

Posted: March 28, 2019
Publication: UT News


Acupuncture Is the Natural Anxiety Remedy You Might Want to Try

Posted: Feb. 22, 2019
Publication: Health


UT Austin School of Nursing Ranked #5 in Best Value BSN Nursing Programs

Posted: Feb. 6, 2019
Publication: Value Colleges


Telepresence Robots: University of Texas Talks About RoboAPRN

Posted: Jan. 8, 2019
Publication: Conference Room Systems


With strategic timing and some extra money, UT-Austin hopes it can encourage more low-income students to enroll

Posted: Jan. 8, 2019
Publication: The Texas Tribune


Alumna’s article on “Oral Health Care for Older Adults” published in recent journal

Posted: Dec. 12, 2018
Publication: Decisions in Dentistry