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She is known nationally and internationally for her seminal contributions to the science and practice of nursing in the care of older adults, especially those living in long-term care or residential settings.
Thirty-three faculty representing all four divisions at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have been honored with 2018 faculty fellowships.
In a campus tradition dating back to 2007-2008, the award celebrates women who share their exceptional scholarship with the campus and community through their dedicated work, outreach and impact.
They join 391 other fellows who have been recognized by their peers for significant contributions to their fields and the scientific endeavor as a whole.
The director of the Center for Healthy Minds has authored more than 375 papers exploring the neural bases of emotion, and interventions that may be helpful for promoting well-being, kindness, compassion and empathy.
UW-Madison nursing professor Barbara J. King, senior scientist Polly Ryan, Chair of the School of Nursing Board of Visitors Nancy Kaufman and alumna MarySue Heilemann are among this year’s 173 highly distinguished nurse leaders to earn one of the profession’s highest honors.
William J. Cronon, the Frederick Jackson Turner and Vilas Research Professor of History, Geography, and Environmental Studies at UW–Madison, has been elected to the newest cohort of Fellows of the British Academy.
Ned Sibert is an expert in theoretical chemistry, which, rather than using hands-on experiments, uses math and computational tools to study and make predictions about chemical systems and their properties.
University of Wisconsin–Madison climatologist John Kutzbach has been awarded China’s highest scientific honor for foreigners in recognition of 30 years of collaboration that has advanced both American and Chinese climate science.
Randall Goldsmith, whose work enables insights on a number of issues in science, is among the 13 U.S. early-career faculty members in the chemical sciences to win a 2017 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award.
Ophelia Venturelli's research may lead to the ability to engineer behaviors among beneficial microbes in the gut ecosystem, which could be used to enhance their resilience to invasion by pathogens or unintended impairment from antibiotics.