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glassybaby Seconds Sale: A Portion of the Sales Will Be Donated to SUCON!glassybaby is donating 10% of the proceeds of its June 21st sale to help fund need-based nursing scholarships. The first 250 nurses in line at the seconds sale will receive a special gift from glassybaby!
Nursing Faculty to be Honored for Years of ServiceMany College of Nursing faculty will be honored this week for their years of service at SU’s Annual Staff Appreciation Celebration hosted by our president, Stephen Sundborg, SJ. Please join us in thanking them for their dedication to SU and for the many contributions they have made to the College of Nursing.
Three Nursing Students Receive Naef ScholarshipCongratulations to 2013-2014 Naef Scholarship recipients: Kelsie Deisinger, Kimberly Ito, and Elizabeth Jester!
Tuesday, November 05, 2013
College of Nursing’s Assistant Professor, Karen Cowgill, PhD,
MSc, has been selected to participate as an Independent Review Committee member
for new proposals to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations (GAVI).
The committee reviews proposals submitted by governments of countries eligible for
GAVI’s assistance in obtaining and delivering new and underused vaccines.
The GAVI Alliance’s mission is “to
save children’s lives and protect people’s health by increasing access to immunization
in poor countries”
To find out more about GAVI click
Karen Cowgill is an infectious disease epidemiologist with
additional training in nursing and parasitology. She conducted her doctoral
research in Egypt on the association between hepatitis C virus and
non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, did a stint in the Philippines as part of the Polio
Eradication Initiative, and was an Epidemic Intelligence Service officer at the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She spent four years at the
Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) in Seattle working on clinical
trials of a vaccine to prevent leishmaniasis.
Karen is currently an Assistant Professor at Seattle
University's College of Nursing as well as an affiliate faculty member in the
UW Department of Global Health, and is collaborating on research related to
global maternal-child health.
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