Nursing/Health Sciences

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Societies

By Vicky Wang, communications intern A panel discussion titled Healthy Mothers, Healthy Societies, co-sponsored by Harris College’s Department of Social Work, was held Sept. 4 in the BLUU and focused on the importance of maternal health around the world. The event featured Rep. Kay Granger as the keynote speaker, with panel guests Michael Gerson, Washington… Read more »

Learning through play

Kinesiology Professor Debbie Rhea launches pilot program to improve education with more playtime. By Kathryn Hopper Maybe the best way to help students learn is to let them play. That’s the approach being studied by Debbie Rhea, professor and associate dean for health sciences and research in Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences. She… Read more »

Diane Ackall Hawley ’81 honored with Wassenich Award

Diane Ackall Hawley ’81, associate professor of professional practice in nursing, received the Wassenich Award for Mentoring in the TCU Community at Fall Convocation last week. Another Harris College professor, Christopher Watts, was honored with the award last year. Hawley earned her BSN at TCU and went on to earn her MSN at Texas Woman’s… Read more »

TCU team finds health benefits in housing the homeless

By Alison Rich (TCU Endeavors, Spring 2013) A 36-month research study led by TCU researchers revealed that providing housing to the chronically homeless and medically vulnerable in Fort Worth not only gives them safe shelter, but also helps lessen their overall use of medical services and cuts the community’s cost to serve them. The data,… Read more »