Gale Johnson Archives

Nurses Affecting Change: It’s Who We Are and What We Do

March 3, 2022

The promotion of public health and public well-being are the stated goals of most health care organizations, but few organizations model these goals as sincerely as Nurses Affecting Change. While breast cancer incidence rates of Black and White women are similar, death rates from breast cancer are higher among Black women compared to White women…. [Read More]

Self care—handling mental health, stress and trauma

February 11, 2021

By Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee School of Nursing It’s well-documented that stress and trauma can affect our mental state, even in the best of times. But months of anxiety, fear, grief, and social isolation can take their toll on our mental health, particularly during this pandemic. Parents are coping with ensuring… [Read More]

Putting the ‘Merry’ back into the holidays

December 10, 2020

By Sandra Millon Underwood PhD, RN, FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee School of Nursing Purchasing that ‘perfect’ gift and decorating and cooking for the holidays can become overwhelming—even in an uneventful year. Added to the stress and pressure of the holidays this year is the coronavirus pandemic. However, if we pause to take a breath, and put… [Read More]