School of nursing

Yale School of Nursing in top ten nationally

Yale School of Nursing was ranked among the top ten best graduate nursing schools in the country, according to US News & World Report. The school placed eighth—an especially remarkable achievement given the school’s relatively small size, when compared with the other top schools. The school also placed sixth in the QS World University Rankings, a significant move up from last year when it came in at a joint 14th place.

Simulation Lab director honored

Virginia (Ginger) Sherrick, director of the Yale School of Nursing Simulation Lab, received the “Inspiring Yale” award at a ceremony hosted by the Yale Graduate and Professional Senate. In her acceptance speech, she talked about “Lessons I learned from my father,” and spoke about what has inspired her as a nurse and an educator. The annual Inspiring Yale awards recognize one faculty member from each of Yale’s graduate and professional schools.

Pediatric nurse practitioners recognize YSN professor

Alison Moriarty Daley, associate professor at Yale School of Nursing, has been awarded the Loretta C. Ford Distinguished Fellow Award by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP), one of the organization’s highest honors. With more than 8,800 members, NAPNAP is the professional association for pediatric nurse practitioners and all pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses.

Associate dean receives research award

Dr. David Vlahov, associate dean for research at Yale School of Nursing, was one of the 2018 recipients of the Distinguished Contributions to Nursing Research Award by the Eastern Nursing Research Society, in recognition of his valuable contributions to promoting health through nursing science.

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