His work improving the health and well-being of indigenous peoples has earned him grant funding, awards and citations as an academic researcher at WSU Health Sciences.
The College of Nursing in Spokane worked quickly to put the program in place after a rise in COVID‑19 cases stretched local nursing staffs thin.
WSU’s degree-completion program for working nurses – the RN-BSN – has helped more than 1,700 registered nurses earn a bachelor’s degree.
Koithan, who joined the College of Nursing on July 1, said she was drawn to WSU by its land‑grant mission and long history of working with underserved and rural populations.
College of Nursing faculty Roschelle (Shelly) Fritz, Renee Hoeksel and Kawkab Shishani are among 230 people worldwide being inducted as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing this fall.
The study is recruiting participants ages 18-26 in the Pacific Northwest, and is based on a phone app developed by the EPA that tracks air quality, active fires and direction of smoke plumes.
The class held via Zoom brought together nearly 50 nurse practitioner students to learn about telehealth technologies and best practices.
Two faculty members at the WSU College of Nursing are testing a fabric mask made with a filter available at big‑box stores as an alternative to sometimes-scarce N95 masks.
Andrew Given is the first nursing student to be awarded the graduate fellowship for his research investigating a “patient-centered” approach to addiction treatment.
Sexual intimacy is an important quality-of-life issue for cancer patients, but it’s a difficult subject to talk about – even for nurses. Freyja Herzog, who just earned her bachelor’s degree from the WSU College of Nursing, wanted to do something about that.