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June 1, 2020

Now Open — Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Gerontological Nursing

The University of Washington School of Nursing has a history of developing nursing scientists in the care of older adults. With funding from a private donor, we are pleased to announce a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Gerontological Nursing to start in either Fall 2020 or Winter 2021.  The purpose of the post-doctoral position is to prepare…


May 4, 2020

Watch Our Virtual Research Poster Session

If you missed our Virtual Research Poster Session on April 30th, 2020, you can view the recording here to watch de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging’s scholars present their research projects. The seven minute presentations span a variety of topics from fall reduction to the cognitive health and the walkable neighborhood.


March 18, 2020

Scholar Spotlights: Najma Mohamed

Najma Mohamed is a first year BSN student. During winter quarter in 2020, she traveled to Japan as part of the Keio University Short-Term Nursing and Medical Care Studies Program to learn about challenges of an aging society. UW students attending the program were supported by the Center for Global Health Nursing and the de…


Scholar Spotlight: Mariyam Arifova

Mariyam Arifova is a first year BSN student. During winter quarter in 2020, she traveled to Japan as part of the Keio University Short-Term Nursing and Medical Care Studies Program to learn about challenges of an aging society. UW students attending the program were supported by the Center for Global Health Nursing and the de…


Highlights from Dr. Kate Lorig’s Talk

Over half of adults in the U.S. have a chronic disease, according to the CDC. Symptom self-management can be a key part of helping people with chronic diseases live a healthy and longer life. “I don’t look at self-management so much as a theory, rather as something someone does,” said Dr. Kate Lorig, partner at…


December 16, 2019

Winter Geriatric Healthcare Lectures

The NW Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Center has announced its winter lecture series. The lectures are free and recorded. Find more on the NWGWEC website.


December 2, 2019

NINR Director’s Lecture Recording

On November 19th the de Tornyay Center held a screening of the National Institute of Nursing Research Director’s Lecture ‘Informing Health Policy Through Science to Improve Healthcare for Older Adults’ by Patricia Stone, PhD, RN, FAAN. Stone’s research aims to enhance the quality of care for older adults including preventing healthcare-associated infection and improving infection management…


November 14, 2019

2019 – 2020 Healthy Aging Scholars Announced

The de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 Healthy Aging Scholarship recipients. There were a limited number of scholarships available.  We extend our thanks and high regard to all who applied.  Scholarship recipients receive funds and support for research projects related to healthy aging and older adults.  We look forward…


October 16, 2019

Highlights From Ignite Aging 2019

The Ignite Aging Symposium is an annual event hosted by the de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging, featuring a sampler of outstanding healthy aging research by University of Washington School of Nursing faculty, students and alumni. Each speaker gets five minutes to present their work, followed by a question and answer session. Below are highlights…