June 04, 2024

As wounded victims came pouring into the civilian hospital in Kharkov after the Ukraine war began in February 2022, Artem Riga initially was the only surgeon on duty. Some colleagues were fleeing the country and others were delayed because of the intense shelling. Doctors had to ration food and medical supplies, performing surgery in body armor, with sandbags on the windowsills of the operating room. A sudden attack significantly damaged his hospital and left patients covered in broken glass and other debris. Amid this chaos, Riga had to teach patients to care for their own wounds.

May 30, 2024

Jun becomes College of Nursing’s first-ever participant in fellowship hosted by UC Davis

May 08, 2024

New data finds stress, anxiety and depression spike for those feeling the weight of a “culture of achievement”

Is the status of “perfect parent” attainable?

Researchers leading a national dialogue about parental burnout from The Ohio State University College of Nursing and the university’s Office of the Chief Wellness Officer say “no,” and a new study finds that pressure to try to be “perfect” leads to unhealthy impacts on both parents and their children.

April 30, 2024

Groundbreaking study provides a promising solution for preventing a major complication of pregnancy

According to the World Health Organization, more than 15 million babies are born preterm every year. More than one million of those babies lose their lives. Methods to predict risk for and prevent preterm birth are few and far between.

April 24, 2024

Majority of respondents feel isolation, loneliness and burnout from demands of parenthood

A new national survey conducted by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center finds a broad majority of parents experience isolation, loneliness and burnout from the demands of parenthood, with many feeling a lack of support in fulfilling that role.

The survey of parents conducted this month found:

February 22, 2024

College ranks 6th among public institutions

For the first time in its history, The Ohio State University College of Nursing vaulted into the nation’s top 10 colleges of nursing in funding support from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

December 21, 2023

Despite improvements in recovery procedures and outcomes after cardiac surgery, impaired cognitive function is still a quite common complication. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, 2.6 million American adults over age 65 develop delirium each year and cardiac surgery patients are among the most at risk for postoperative delirium.

October 16, 2023

Professors Jodi Ford and Natasha Slesnick lead a new $6.9M NIH/NIDA grant to create tested approaches for nurses, counselors, community and mental health service professionals to intervene

October 16, 2023

Published report documents invasive mental health questions on nursing licensure applications across U.S.