de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging

Spotlight


September 16, 2020

Scholar Spotlight: Alisa Strayer

Alisa Strayer, MSW, MPH, is a recent alumni of the UW Master’s of Social Work and Master’s of Public Health programs. She worked with the Dementia Action Collaborative on implementing and assessing the Dementia Friends program in Washington State. All interviews have been edited for length and clarity.  Find more scholar spotlight interviews here.  What got you interested in…


Scholar Spotlight: Qian Tu

Qian Tu, PhD, DNP, ARNP, is a recent alumni of the UW School of Nursing’s DNP-Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program.  She received the de Tornyay Center’s 2020 DNP Pathways to Healthy Aging Award.  All interviews have been edited for length and clarity.  Find more scholar spotlight interviews here.  What is your Doctor of Nursing Practice…


Scholar Spotlight: Alexa Meins

Alexa Meins, PhD, BS, is a recent alumni of the UW School of Nursing PhD program. She received the de Tornyay Center’s 2020 PhD Pathways to Healthy Aging Award.  All interviews have been edited for length and clarity.  Find more scholar spotlight interviews here.  What is your dissertation on? My dissertation explored green exercise, or physical activity…


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…


Scholar Spotlight: Kuan-Ching Wu

Kuan-Ching Wu, BSN, RN, is the de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging’s pre-doctoral scholar. A first year PhD student from Taiwan, her research interests include older adults with dementia and their caregivers. Her faculty mentor is Tatiana Sadak. All interviews have been edited for length and clarity. Find all scholar spotlight interviews here. What interests…


Scholar Spotlight: Julia Meno

Julia Meno 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…


December 17, 2019

Scholar Spotlight: Catherine Munene

Catherine Munene, CCRN, PCCN, BSN, is the de Tornyay Center’s Myrene C. McAninch Doctoral Scholar. A third year DNP student, her project is looking at falls in the outpatient setting. Her faculty mentor is Hilaire Thompson. All interviews have been edited for length and clarity. Find all scholar spotlight interviews here.   Why did you…


Scholar Spotlight: Kristi Louthan

Kristi Louthan is the de Tornyay Center’s Germaine Krysan Undergraduate Scholar. An ABSN student, her research project looks at lifestyle factors and dementia in Asian American older adults. Her faculty mentor is Basia Belza. All interviews have been edited for length and clarity. Find all scholar spotlight interviews here.   What research or practice areas…


Scholar Spotlight: Isadora Yi

Isadora Yi, BSN, MN, RN, is one of the de Tornyay Center’s Healthy Aging Doctoral Scholars. A DNP student, her project is creating a dementia care toolkit. Her faculty mentor is Hilaire Thompson. All interviews have been edited for length and clarity. Find all scholar spotlight interviews here.   When did you realize you wanted…



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