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Category: Nursing

Clara Bell, Purdue Nursing faculty - 150 Years of Giant Leaps in Nursing

Clara E. Bell was a trailblazing African American professor of nursing

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

Written by Angie Klink. Clara E. Bell forged a personal footpath that developed her empathy for the complexities that faced Purdue University’s black students and her black colleagues. She shined a spotlight on the distinct needs of minority nursing students, minority faculty, and what is today Purdue’s Division of Diversity and Inclusion.  Born February 9, 1934, […]

Monon Health Clinic operated in partnership with Purdue University School of Nursing

Monon Family Health Clinic celebrates one year in new facility

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Monon Family Health Clinic, in partnership with Purdue School of Nursing, is celebrating one year of serving this rural Indiana community in its new facility.

children in a classroom

Have a great year with these 5 back-to-school tips from the School of Nursing

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

Here are some great tips for parents to make the transition from summer to the school year easy for them and their children.

Caroline Gerughy at NASA Ames Research Center

Purdue Nursing alumna works at NASA as occupational health nurse practitioner

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

Caroline Mullen Gerughty, a Purdue School of Nursing alumna, took small steps during her career that led to a giant leap to NASA Ames Research Center.

Purdue School of Nursing has doubled the number of students in recent years

Purdue School of Nursing responds to demand for registered nurses

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Purdue School of Nursing has 800 undergraduate nursing students. The school has responded to increased demand for nurses by doubling the number of graduates since last year.

spring 2019 commencement at Purdue University

Top Health and Human Sciences students to be recognized during 2019 commencement

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

Four students from the College of Health and Human Sciences are among the highest achieving students recognized during Spring 2019 commencement.

Pamela Karagory, associate professor in Nursing, wins Murphy Award for excellence in teaching

Nursing professor receives prestigious teaching award

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

Pamela Karagory, associate professor in Purdue School of Nursing, wins Murphy Award for excellence in teaching

uncovering dementia - research at Purdue University

Uncovering Dementia

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

A new case of dementia is diagnosed every three seconds, according to the World Health Organization. Chances are you know someone whose life is touched by dementia, which is overwhelming physically, psychologically and economically for those who have it and also for their families and caregivers. For decades, Purdue University researchers within the College of […]

Gerontology - the study and care of aging and older adults

Gerontology researcher in School of Nursing offers winter safety tips

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

Purdue Nursing assistant professor Priscilla Ding, who has a clinical background focusing on gerontology – or the study and care of aging and older adults – provides several winter safety tips for older adults.

Nursing alumna awarded Riley Hospital for Children Palliative Care Nurse of the Year

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Amy Haskamp, a 1996 graduate of Purdue University School of Nursing, was practicing palliative care long before she knew the meaning of the word. “I watched a lot of kids not live well and not die well, and I knew there had to be a better way.” — Amy Haskamp (Purdue School of Nursing ’96), palliative […]

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