Posts Tagged ‘Chorong Park’

With tech and big data come huge opportunities

September 13, 2022

“The role of data science and technology continues to grow exponentially in health care delivery,” says School of Nursing Dean Pamela Jeffries, PhD, FAAN, ANEF, FSSH, the Valere Potter Distinguished Professor of Nursing. “New methods and discovery have the potential to impact large groups of patients, health care providers and health systems. You only need to look at the role data has played in forecasting and tracking the pandemic to see its value.” 

Signature Area: Responding to Recurring Health Issues

December 1, 2021

There are key differences between acute and chronic illnesses—one is associated with conditions that occur suddenly but eventually dissipate, while the other’s symptoms are long lasting and worsen over time. But together they make up one of the School of Nursing’s signature areas of research, with faculty united around the idea of improving the lives of patients through creative thinking and problem solving.