School of Nursing Distinctions

School of Nursing Features

The people who make up the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing represent diverse backgrounds and are united in their passion to improve health and transform health care. The stories below highlight some of the people and programs that make up the school.

Changing health care for the better

Changing health care for the better

Doctor of Philosophy Degree Program Alumna Robin Whitney knew she wanted to be part of creating change in health care but she didn’t know what that was. Then she earned her doctoral degree and recognized she has the skills to move her ideas to something that translates into practice or has policy implications. Now, her research focuses on supporting individuals who live with serious illness, particularly cancer survivors, and also supporting their family caregivers.

Read about Robin’s journey