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UH Mānoa Nursing Updates – Fall 2015

There are many exciting changes at UH Mānoa Nursing. This fall semester, the School welcomed 226 new undergraduate and graduate students into nine program pathways. UHM Nursing is meeting ...

Apply for Fall 2016 Admission Now

Submit applications to UH Mānoa and NursingCAS by Jan. 4, 2016. Some programs require additional submissions. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling admission basis. See website for details.

UHM Nursing Deployed on the Pacific Partnership 2015 Mission

UH Mānoa Nursing deployed a team of nurses to participate in the U.S. Navy Pacific Partnership 2015 (PP15) mission. Pacific Partnership  which is led by the U.S. Navy, has a mission of advancing Indo-Asia-Pacific ...

Baby Shower for CAE Fidelis Lucina Childbirth Simulator

Last spring, the UH Translational Health Science Simulation Center (THSSC) invited maternal newborn specialists to a baby shower held in honor of Lucina, the Center’s newest high fidelity childbirth simulator ...

Dr. Qureshi Received Three-Year $1.9 Million HRSA Grant for APHN Education Advancement

Dr. Kristine Qureshi at UH Mānoa Nursing has been awarded a three-year $1.9 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Agency (HRSA) to develop and implement an innovative academic practice model for the purpose of enhancing the school’s master’s degree in advanced public ...

Dean Mary G. Boland, Finalist for Inaugural Healthcare Hero Award for Commitment to Excellence

Pacific Business News recognized UH Mānoa Nursing Dean Mary G. Boland as a Healthcare Hero in the Administrative Excellence category at the 2015 Healthiest Employer and Healthcare Hero...
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Summer 2015 Highlights

Qureshi Serves on Global Advisory Panel on the Future of Nursing
Dr. Codier Appointed as Affiliate Faculty to UH Manoa Center for Teaching Excellence
Global Health Education Through Service Learning

Student News

Students Earned Nursing Credits and Gained Amazing Experiences in Dublin, Ireland

As part of the UH Mānoa Study Abroad Program, undergraduate Nursing students Kristye Barbosa, Melissa Henry and Michele Kather, embarked on an exciting summer nursing research project. Along with faculty ...
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Student Nurses’ Association Announces New 2015 Executive Board

The Student Nurses’ Association (SNA) at UH Mānoa proudly announces the 2015 - 2016 executive board.  The goal of SNA is to provide students with opportunities for professional development, leadership skills, and community involvement. SNA at UH Mānoa Nursing also supports nursing education to promote ...

Three Nursing Students Named UH Presidential and Regents Scholars

UH Mānoa Nursing is pleased to announce that three Nursing students were selected as prestigious UH Regent and Presidential Scholars. Jarek Garcia from Hanalani High School and Jenise Lam from Kaiser ...

Faculty & Staff News


  • Clementina Ceria-Ulep promoted to Professor
  • Mary G. Boland nominated as Pacific Business News, Healthcare Hero Administrative Excellence Finalist
  • Estelle Codier invited as Affiliate Faculty for UH Mānoa Center for Teaching Excellence & Faculty Mentoring Program
  • Laura Reichhardt appointed Interim Director, Hawai‘i State Center for Nursing
  • Alice Tse selected for the UH Assessment Leadership Institute

Teaching Recognitions

  • Maria Guerriero received the UH 2015 Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, the Fall 2014 DAISY Award and the Fall 2015 Nurse Educator Award
  • Frankie Hale received the Spring 2015 Nurse Educator Award
  • Patricia Brooks received the Spring 2015 DAISY Award
  • Carolyn Constantin received the 2015 Graduate Entry Program in Nursing (GEPN) Nursing Faculty Award

UH Service Awards

  • Karol Richardson – 30 years
  • Clementina Ceria-Ulep – 20 years
  • Kathy Sullivan – 20 years
  • Alice Tse – 20 years
  • Cheryl Albright – 10 years
  • Nafanua Braginsky – 10 years
  • Maria Guerriero – 10 years
  • Tracy Chagami – 10 years
  • Jamie Drasal – 10 years
  • Tracie Nagao Bregman – 10 years
  • Naomi Tanabe – 10 years

Alumni News

You're Invited to the UH Mānoa Nursing Alumni Association Pau Hana with the Student Nurses' Association

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Holo Holo Bar & Grill
5 - 8 p.m.

Join students, alumni, faculty and staff to encourage networking and foster a relationship with the nursing alumni and student organizations. Purchase tickets online by 10/6/15 ...


Cookies with Student Nurses Association: Diabetes Mellitus Medications

Monday, September 28, 2015
5 – 7 p.m.
UH Mānoa, Webster Hall 205

Hawaii Public Schools: Improving Academic Success by Improving Health

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

4:30 – 6 p.m.
UH Mānoa, Spalding Hall Auditorium 155

Graduate Entry Program in Nursing Informational Session
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
UH Mānoa, Webster Hall 203 and online

UHM Nursing Alumni Association Pau Hana with Student Nurses' Association

Thursday, October 15, 2015

5 – 8 p.m.
Holo Holo Bar & Grill

“Test Drive” Nursing for Junior and Senior High School Students

Saturday, October 17, 2015

9 – 11:30 a.m.
UH Mānoa, Webster Hall 203

Graduate Entry to Nursing Program Informational Session
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
UH Mānoa, Webster Hall 203 and online

Veterans Day Celebration

Save the Date!
Monday, November 9, 2015

10:30 a.m. - Noon
UH Mānoa, Hawaii Hall Lawn

“Test Drive” Nursing for Junior and Senior High School Students

Saturday, November 21, 2015

9 – 11:30 a.m.
UH Mānoa, Webster Hall 203

UHM Nursing’s Sensational 60th Anniversary Gala

Save the Date!
Thursday, June 16, 2016

Sheraton Waikiki



Nine UH Mānoa Students are Named ARCS Scholars (UH System)

Improving the Health of Hawaii - HMSA and HMSA Foundation (UH Foundation)

Organ Donation Awareness Contest for Mānoa and Hilo Undergrads (UH System)


College Contest Serves as Organ Donation 101 (Hawaii Tribune Herald)

IT Fair 2015, Webster Hall 205 Technology Refreshed & Email Phishing Attempts



Faculty Research
Codier, E & Codier, D. (2015) Are emergency nurses emotionally intelligent enough? Emergency Nurse. 23(3): 26-29.

Mattheus, D & Shannon, M (2015). Oral Health Outcomes for Children in Hawaii: Not Much to Smile About. Journal of Dental Problems and Solutions. 2(3): 114.



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