Spotlight on Students at WIN

The Western Institute of Nursing’s 50th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference was held April 19 through 22 in Denver. Joining several UCSF School of Nursing faculty researchers, clinicians, educators, were a few of our stellar students:

Hamza Abid, MS(c), BSN, RN, presented his work “Redesigning a Hybrid Classroom Genomics Minor for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.”

From Twitter: So proud of @UCSFNurse MS soon to graduate @HmzAbid presenting his work at #wincon50.

From Twitter: So proud of @UCSFNurse MS soon to graduate @HmzAbid presenting his work at #wincon50.

Lorinda A. Coombs, PhD(c), RN, FNP-BC, AOCNP, whose presentation “The Quantity of Care Provided by Nurse Practitioners to Older Adults with Cancer” was awarded “Best Gerontology Practice Presentation.”

Lorinda Coombs with award and group of winners

Linda D. Gregory, RN, MSN, PhD(c), presented her groundbreaking work on the experiences of diverse PhD students. Her poster presentation was titled “Navigating The Nursing Academy: Stories by PhD Underrepresented Minority Students.”

From Twitter: Linda Gregory’s groundbreaking work on experiences of diverse PhD students #wincon50 @UCSFNurse.

From Twitter: Linda Gregory’s groundbreaking work on experiences of diverse PhD students #wincon50 @UCSFNurse.

Schola Matovu, RN, BSN, MSN, PhD(c), presented “Experiences of Grandparents Caring for Grandchildren Affected By HIV/AIDS in Uganda” with Margaret (Meg) I. Wallhagen on the plight of grandparent caregivers of children affected by HIV in Uganda.

From Twitter: Schola Matovu addresses the plight of grandparent caregivers of children affected by HIV in Uganda. #wincon50 @UCSFNurse.

From Twitter: Schola Matovu addresses the plight of grandparent caregivers of children affected by HIV in Uganda. #wincon50 @UCSFNurse.

All poster sessions and presentations are listed online.

Dean with student

Nailah Cox. Conference Participant, Dean Catherin Gillliss, Brianna Singleton, UCSF PhD student

Frank Sidders, conference participant shares thoughts during Disparities in Mental Health Session

Conference Participants Rosario Hernandez, Guendi Castaneira, and Tangitinga Paama unwind after Day One of conference

Nursing Leaders of Tomorrow Conference Group Picture

Conference participant Shelia Riffe participates in discussion

Howard University Scholars at the Nursing Leaders of Tomorrow Conference