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Top 20 in NIH Funding

Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston sees steep rise in research rankings

The nursing school’s ranking rose 20 positions year over year, making it the top nursing school in Texas for NIH-funded research.

Brennan Streck, Annalyn DeMello, and Christian Paige Owen

The Value of Nursing Science

Three alumni share their perspectives

Nurse scientists bring patient-focused perspectives to interprofessional collaborations.

HOUSTON Academy 2.0 trainees from Rice University joined UTHealth Houston HIV researchers to set up a display in the Cizik School of Nursing lobby in preparation for the Dec. 1 World AIDS Day commemoration.

World AIDS Day 2023

Cizik School of Nursing leverages collaboration to lead on multiple fronts

Researchers exemplify “Let Communities Lead,” theme with initiatives that engage stakeholders at all levels.

Deniz Dishman

Objectively measuring pain

Dishman to test technology for use after strokes

Deniz Dishman, PhD, CRNA, NSPM-C, test a technology that may help assess pain in patients with communication disabilities.

Diane Santa Maria, Gina Saour, Patricia L. Starck, Carolyn Moody Drake, and Ricardo E. Nuila.

2024 PARTNERS Spring Luncheon

Events breaks fundraising record

Author Ricardo E. Nuila, MD, delivers keynote address at event celebrating PARTNERS’ 30th anniversary.

Carolyn Pickering

2023 Diaz-Lewis Lecture

Focusing on family caregivers

Carolyn Pickering, PhD, RN, and other experts share their perspectives during 2023 Carla Diaz-Lewis Domestic Violence Lecture.

Carla Patel

Evidence-based nursing

Alumna takes on leadership role at MD Anderson

U.S. Army veteran Carla Patel leads evidence-based practice education and initiatives at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.

AACN president and CEO Deborah Trautman, Erica Yu, Rosemary Pine, Cathy Rozmus, and Cynthia McCurren, chair of the AACN Board of Directors.

Prestigious AACN Award

Partnership fuels multiple innovations

Cizik School of Nursing and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center receive national honor.

The inaugural group of students in the rehabilitation nursing elective completed the course in May 2023.

Ready for Rehab Nursing

Elective takes students inside rehab hospital

Top BSN students receive specialized clinical preparation at TIRR Memorial Hermann.

Nurse practitioner and student in UT Health Services lobby

New website

Highlighting occupational health, primary care

UTHealth Services site provides information for occupational health clients, UTHealth Houston employees, and individual primary care patients.

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Students Share

Video series explores reasons for choosing Cizik School of Nursing

BSN, MSN, DNP, and PhD students share their stories.

Jennifer Kawi and Mustafa Yildiz

Welcome, new faculty

Jennifer Kawi and Mustafa Yildiz

New faculty bring varied educational and research interests to Cizik School of Nursing.

Amy Calvin, Myron Arnaud, and Deniz Dishman

Faculty highlights - 2024

Honors, Awards, and Certifications

Congratulations to faculty members for exceptional work and leadership.