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Dr.  John Lowe and Dr.  Shannon N. Zenk

NINR Director Dr. Shannon Zenk Provides Keynote for 3rd International Indigenous Nursing Research Summit

Jan. 26, 2023
Indigenous researchers from 10 countries—Australia, Canada, Guam, Guyana, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Taiwan, Torres Strait Islands, and the U.S.—shared research findings and approaches to address the health and well-being of Indigenous populations worldwide at the 3rd International Indigenous Nursing Research Summit.
Dr. Kavita Radhakrishnan

Dr. Kavita Radhakrishnan Secures $6.5M in New NIH Funding to Move Digital Games Research Forward

Jan. 25, 2023
Since 2018, Associate Professor Kavita Radhakrishnan, PhD, MSEE, RN, FAAN, has been finding successful ways to encourage and monitor patients with heart failure (HF) through sensor-controlled digital games (SCDGs). In the spring of 2022, she launched two new R01 projects funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health, totaling $6.5 million.
Dr. Bo Xie

Dr. Bo Xie Receives NIH Funding for Research on Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers

Jan. 24, 2023
The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing Professor Bo Xie, PhD, FGSA, has received a $561,417 grant from the National Institute on Aging in the National Institutes of Health for a high-priority R56 research project titled Tailoring Responses to ADRD Caregivers' Information Wants Through Human-Machine Collaboration (TRACO).
Drs. Sharon Horner and John Lowe holding their awards.

2022 Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame welcomes Sharon Horner and John Lowe

Sept. 22, 2022
Sharon Horner, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor, Dolores Sands Chair for Nursing Research and John Lowe, PhD, RN, FAAN, Joseph Blades Centennial Memorial Professor in Nursing, were inducted into the 2022 Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame.
Dean Alexa Stuifbergen

Alexa Stuifbergen to Conclude Tenure as Dean after 2022-23 Academic Year

Aug. 18, 2022
After over a decade of dedicated service as the dean of The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, Alexa Stuifbergen will conclude her tenure as dean upon completion of the 2022-23 academic year and will continue as faculty.
Dr. Kavita Radhakrishnan

Researching Affordable Health Interventions

May 6, 2022
Meet Kavita Radhakrishnan, PhD, MSEE, RN, FAAN, Associate Professor at the UT Austin School of Nursing. Dr. Radhakrishnan’s research applies current and emerging technologies such as telemonitoring, connected sensors and digital gaming in order to resolve clinical nursing research problems such as heart failure self-management.
Laura Murphy

Furthering Nursing Education through Teaching and Research

May 6, 2022
Meet Laura Murphy, MSN, RNC-OB, Clinical Instructor, Alternate Entry Foundation Year Coordinator, two-time graduate from the UT Austin School of Nursing, and a current PhD Candidate with an anticipated graduation date of May 2022.
Dr. Alexandra Garcia

Improving Public Health through Education and Outreach

May 6, 2022
Meet Alexandra Garcia, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor and Graduate Advisor for the UT Austin School of Nursing. “It is a privilege to work as a nurse and be a Graduate Advisor. These roles are very meaningful to me as I get to supervise our master's and doctoral students, who will make a difference in patients' lives, while teaching public health and conducting research which helps inform policymakers at organizational and governmental levels about how to improve health. Nursing has it all!”
Dr. Carol Delville

Educating the Next Generation of Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialists

May 6, 2022
Meet Carol Delville, PhD, APRN, ACNS-BC, FCNSI, Clinical Associate Professor at the UT Austin School of Nursing. Dr. Delville “Bleeds Burnt Orange” having obtained her BSN, MSN and PhD degrees from The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing. She is currently the advanced practice Program Director for our Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist program.
Dr. Janice F. Hernandez

Paving the Way for Student Success

May 6, 2022
Meet Janice F. Hernandez, DNP, RN, FNP-C, Clinical Assistant Professor and Division Chair of The Holistic Adult Health Division at the UT Austin School of Nursing. She received her Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree at the UT Austin School of Nursing and aims to motivate and inspire nursing faculty and students while leading and implementing changes that will pave the way for the success of those she meets.