Tag: Nursing

Wanted: Nursing Educators

Video screenshot of Susan Gallagher-Lepak

GREEN BAY – R.N. Susan Gallagher-Lepak gets nervous when she looks into her crystal ball and sees where the nursing profession and regional healthcare needs are headed. The picture isn’t particularly pretty. “The nurse and nursing faculty workforce shortage ahead have the potential to impact both the quality and availability of healthcare in communities across […]

Reminder: Gallagher-Lepak interviewing for new dean position

Prof. Susan Gallagher-Lepak, chair of the UW-Green Bay Nursing program, will interview for the position of UWGB’s Dean of Health, Education and Social Welfare. The on-campus interview will be Thursday, April 28, with a presentation to the campus community during an open forum from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Rose Hall 250. All are encouraged to attend. […]

Save the date: Gallagher-Lepak interviewing for new dean position

Prof. Susan Gallagher-Lepak, chair of the UW-Green Bay Nursing program, will interview for the position of UWGB’s Dean of Health, Education and Social Welfare. The on-campus interview will be Thursday, April 28, with a presentation to the campus community during an open forum from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Rose Hall 250. All are encouraged to attend. […]

Meredith, Gallagher-Lepak presented ‘The Healing Power of Music’

Professors Sarah Meredith (Music) and Susan Gallagher-Lepak (Nursing) presented on “The Healing Power of Music” to a capacity crowd (registration closed at 160 attendees) on Thursday, March 31 through Spirituality in Retirement Forum (SPIRET) at St. Anne’s Church in DePere. The presentation covered music therapy and the science behind it, and using music for beneficial […]

Faculty publications: Political Participation of Students

Prof. Christine Vandenhouten (nursing) and colleagues Susan Gallagher-Lepak, Sylvia Kubsch, and BSN Alumni Crystal Malakar recently published an article, titled “The Future of Healthcare: Political Participation of Nursing and Public Health Students,” in the International Journal of Civic Engagement and Social Change, 2(4). This study was a chance to collaborate with colleague Prof. Derryl Block […]

Lavender spritzer a refreshing approach to raising scholarships for UWGB nursing students

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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is taking a refreshing approach to fundraising for nursing scholarships. Proceeds from sales of a new product — Lavender Lullaby Spritzer — now retailing at local stores, are being contributed to the Mimi and Ken Kubsch Endowed Scholarship Fund at UWGB. Kubsch is an award-winning faculty member who started the […]

Home to Houston with a BSN

Nursing Prof. Susan Gallagher-Lepak and Teresa Talmadge

Nursing Program graduate Teresa Talmadge met UW-Green Bay Nursing Prof. Susan Gallagher-Lepak for the first time (in person, at least) prior to mid-year commencement Saturday (Dec. 19) at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Talmadge, of suburban Kingwood, Texas, near Houston, made her first trip to the UW-Green Bay campus this weekend to receive […]

UW-Green Bay’s Nursing programs earn full CCNE accreditation

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay learned recently that a comprehensive review of its undergraduate and graduate programs in Nursing has resulted in maximum accreditations from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The CCNE, a national nursing accreditation agency officially recognized by the US Secretary of Education, evaluated both UW-Green Bay’s longstanding Bachelor of Science in […]

Nursing’s Gallagher-Lepak writes on ‘Music and Dementia’

Susan Gallagher-Lepak, professor of Nursing, shared insights on the value of music to individuals with dementia in the Dec. 8 edition of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. Her article, headlined “Powerful gift for people with dementia: Music,” describes research from a recent issue of the scientific journal Brain about the resilience of the brain with musical […]