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Columbia Nursing Launches New Website Celebrating 125 Years of Transforming the Education and Profession of Nursing

To recognize and pay homage to its rich history and enduring legacy, Columbia Nursing has launched a special 125th anniversary website featuring a wealth of information and photos to peruse. 

Transforming Primary Care:

Columbia Nursing’s NP-Run Faculty Practice Provides Access to New York City Residents


Stephen Ferrara, associate dean of clinical affairs with Nurse Practitioner Group NPs Jane Chaiyasit ’13 ’15 and Yudelka Garcia ’12 ’14

Today, amid rising healthcare costs, a shortage of primary care physicians, and increasing longevity among the elderly and chronically ill, the need for accessible healthcare is growing. The...

Columbia Nursing Opens Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Group in Washington Heights

Plans Underway for House Calls Practice and Additional Nurse Practitioner Group in Morningside Heights


Columbia Nursing celebrated the opening of its new primary care practice location in Washington Heights. Cutting the ribbon are Stephen Ferrara, DNP, Bobbie Berkowitz, PhD, and Lee Goldman, MD.

Columbia University School of Nursing, a pioneer in nurse practitioner-led care, celebrated the opening of a new nurse practitioner primary care group in Washington Heights with a ribbon cutting...

Columbia Nursing Researchers Find Nurse Practitioner Autonomy Boosts Sense of Teamwork with Physicians

Findings have implications for improved patient outcomes

Columbia University School of Nursing researchers found that nurse practitioners’ independence in caring for patients and good relationships with healthcare administrators improves teamwork with...

A New Level of Mastery: New Curriculum Debuts

Columbia Nursing's New Curriculum Prepares Nurse Leaders to Serve as Leaders in an Evolving Healthcare System

A brand-new curriculum will debut this June, ushering in the next chapter of Columbia University School of Nursing’s 125-year history. 

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    Grants, Faculty Publications, and Other News October 2015

    Grants, Publications, and Other News October 2015

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    Moving the Agenda Forward for Nursing and Midwifery Clinical Research in Southern and Eastern African Countries

    A milestone conference sponsored by Columbia University School of Nursing and the Columbia Global Centers | Africa (Nairobi), in collaboration with nursing and midwifery experts from Kenya, Malawi...

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    A Lesson in Cuban Health Care

    On a steamy day in August, a group of 20 Columbia Nursing students watched the American flag rise over the U.S. embassy in Havana for the first time since 1961. Standing in the Plaza de la...

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    Grants, Faculty Publications, and Other News September 2015

    Grants, Faculty Publications and Other News, September 2015 

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    "¿Cómo se siente?"

    Tools for Determining the Health Literacy of Spanish-Speaking Patients

    To help nurses, researchers and other health care providers trying to improve communication about health with and within Spanish-speaking populations, Columbia Nursing PhD student Samantha...

  • Research | Profile | Diversity | Education | Academics | PhD

    Caring for Transgender Patients, Body and Mind

    Faculty Profile: Walter Bockting, PhD, Professor of Medical Psychology (Psychiatry and Nursing); Co-Director, LGBT Health Initiative, CUMC; Research Scientist, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health

    Walter Bockting is one of the world’s leading researchers on transgender health. He is internationally known for his expertise in the assessment and treatment of gender dysphoria – the...

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    Professor Bakken named IOM Nurse Scholar in Residence

    (NEW YORK, NY, September 1, 2015) Suzanne Bakken, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI has been chosen as the 2015-2016 Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in Residence at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National...

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    Establishing Twitter as a Public Health Tool

    This past June, Michelle Odlum, EdD, assistant professor and Sunmoo Yoon PhD, postdoctoral research scientist, published a story in American Journal of Infection Control which found that people in...

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    Nursing Researchers Frame Health Care Agenda in Africa

    By Dean Bobbie Berkowitz, PhD, RN, FAAN

    As a worldwide leader in nursing education, Columbia Nursing’s commitment to improving global health takes many forms. 

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    Supporting LGBT Elders

    Gabler works with elder LGBT patients like Robert as part of the e-linc initiative (Elder LBGT Interprofessional Collaborative Care Program) led by Columbia Nursing, which aims to eliminate health...