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From practice to discovery

New BSN to PhD program enables earlier start to careers in nursing science

Bachelor-prepared nurses interested in research careers may apply to Cizik School of Nursing’s new BSN to PhD program by May 1, 2022, to be part of the inaugural cohort beginning in the Fall 2022 semester.

Advancing HIV research and education

Advancing HIV research and education

Nursing's key role

Cizik School of Nursing leads from community health nursing education to symptom research. 

MSN graduates at 2022 commencement

Best in Houston

Programs maintain high rankings

U.S. News & World Report ranks our BSN, MSN, and DNP programs # 2 in Texas.

Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston Dean Diane Santa Maria, DrPH, MSN, RN

World-class research

International Nurse Research Hall of Fame

Dean Diane Santa Maria is among 32 world-renowned nurse researchers honored by Sigma Theta Tau.

Dr. Patricia Grady

Seeds of nursing research

Inspiring nurse scientists

Dr. Patricia A. Grady delivered the inaugural Jane and Robert Cizik Lecture. 

Dr. Joy Harrison at UT Health Services clinic

New site for nurse-led clinic

Location offers improved access and convenience

UT Health Services moves to ground floor of the UT Professional Building.

Kimber McCrackin floating on her back when she first started adaptive swim lessons at 2 years old (Photo Courtesy of: Heather McCrackin)

Swimming safely

DNP student aims to prevent drownings

Heather McCrackin raises awareness of heightened risk for kids on the autism spectrum.

Dr. Allison Edwards and Pacesetter BSN student Molly Byrne

Honors Research Program adds up

Giving BSN and MSN students a taste for research

Former math teacher Molly Byrne enjoys learning qualitative techniques.

Dr. Julie Richards

Treating travelers

Alumna helps elevate travel health nursing to an ANA-recognized specialty

Julie Richards says it's about much more than shots.

Betty Moreno

Struggle Sparks Generosity

Retired nurse Betty Moreno creates scholarship fund

Memory of helping hand she received inspires estate gift.

Chao Hsing Yeh, PhD, RN, FAAN

An ear for pain management

STARS award funds Yeh’s auricular medicine research

Dr. Chao Hsing Yeh researches nonpharmacological pain treatment.

Students work in the UTHealth School of Public Health garden

Food for health

USDA grant funds nutrition program for undergrads

Dr. Daphne Hernandez leads interdisciplinary program to prevent obesity and chronic diseases.

Dr. Linda Stafford, 1940-2021; Dr. Marianne Marcus, 1932-2022; Dr. Mara Baun, 1942-2022

In Remembrance

Celebrating the lives of three nursing pioneers

Dr. Linda Stafford, Dr. Marianne Marcus, and Dr. Mara Baun left lasting legacies at Cizik School of Nursing.

Dr. Jennifer Beauchamp leads a stroke research study in the Smart Apartment

Research highlights - Spring 2022

Nurse scientists grow research portfolios

Newly funded studies address a wide range of health and education issues.

Dr. Sandra Hanneman teaches a class during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Faculty Highlights - Spring 2022

Honors and awards

Congratulations to faculty members for exceptional work and leadership.

Hand raised during a faculty lecture

Hello, UTHealth Houston!

Welcome, new team members

New faculty bring a wide variety of educational and research interests to Cizik School of Nursing.