For her third co-op, senior Ashley Cavignano packed a stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, and flashlight and joined a team of healthcare professionals to deliver care and health education to people in remote villages in Nepal.
Students on co-op at Boston hospitals battled the recent spate of snowstorms to fulfill their professional obligations to their colleagues, to their patients, and to themselves.
Northeastern University has received a five-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to establish a new center designed to advance nursing scientists’ research and effective technology interventions for improving self-care and self-management for America’s older adults.
New professor of nursing Barbara Guthrie has come to Northeastern with the goal of preparing the next generation of nursing scientists and continuing her work to support underserved communities.
Alice Bonner, an associate professor of nursing at Northeastern and a national leader in Alzheimer’s disease care research, will lead the university’s efforts as part of an initiative aimed at providing more support services to people with Alzheimer’s and their families and raising awareness about the importance of early detection.
Every dementia patient requires a nuanced form of care, according to Alice Bonner, a newly appointed associate professor in the School of Nursing and a leading expert in treating dementia.
Local and national healthcare leaders convened at a kick-off event for a new Northeastern program aimed at integrating oral health into overall healthcare practice and education.
A new program designed by Maria Dolce, an associate professor in the School of Nursing, aims to promote oral health care while preventing disease.