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Associate Professor Brett Chiquet, DDS, PhD and Assistant Professor Deniz Dishman, PhD, CRNA

Nursing, dentistry faculty collaborate for kids

Dec 02, 2021

Two grants awarded through the SOD-CSON Joint Seed Award Program will enable interprofessional teams to collaborate on early stage research programs that will address critically important health problems affecting children.

Dr. Bridgette Pullis and Dr. Barbara Hekel

Equipping nurses to address vaccine hesitancy

Nov 11, 2021

Addressing vaccine hesitancy by educating future nurses “could be a real game-changer in our fight against COVID-19,” said Assistant Professor Barbara Hekel, PhD, RN, CHPN. She and Associate Professor Bridgette Pullis, PhD, RN, CHPN, are using a pilot grant to develop curriculum for students at Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston.

Major Lisa Kasper is helping army


Oct 18, 2021

Lisa Kasper brought her her nursing skills to the United States Army, which is helping her take the next step in her education. 

Navy Capt. Patrick Fitzpatrick, MSN, ENP

Cizik School of Nursing alumnus assumes command of Navy hospital

Sep 16, 2021

(Sept. 15, 2021) Navy Capt. Patrick Fitzpatrick, MSN, ENP, credits Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston with preparing him to advance through the ranks to lead both military and civilian operations at Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Bremerton in Washington state.

Noemi A. Peterson, Alexander Reyna Jr., Symone Bailey, Maria Gonzales, Lance Edwards, Sandra Cooper.

Seven BSN students honored as AHEC Scholars

Aug 19, 2021

Seven Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Pacesetter Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students recently completed the Texas Area Health Education Center (AHEC) East Scholars program to help rural and underserved populations. 

CNR Lab team

Research lab gains certification to perform a wide array of tests

Jun 24, 2021

Institutions throughout the Texas Medical Center can benefit from the expanded range of tests for clinical and research work now available through the Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth’s Center for Nursing Research Laboratory. The lab recently attained a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Certificate of Waiver from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.