School of Nursing

Student Recognitions

Tyesha Jackson

Tyesha Jackson (MSN-IQS Class of Fall 2022) recently accepted a position with the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses with AORN as a Perioperative Informatics Nurse. She will be working with their Syntegrity product and will be primarily assisting with building out and maintaining their Surgery Scheduling Procedure List. Her goal is to sit the ANCC Informatics Nursing certification exam before she graduates in December. 

 
Tyesha Jackson  

Linda Rowan

Linda Rowan, a current Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Linda was awarded first place for Health and Life Sciences for her business idea, a wearable monitor and app that delivers sound waves through earbuds to treat Attention Deficit Disorder, in the 2022 UT Tyler Big Idea Pitch competition.

 

Linda Rowan

 

Katherine Britt

Dr. Katherine “Kat” Britt (MSN-IQS 2021; PhD UT Austin 2021) is now a T32 Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing in the NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health. A Psychology/Mental Health Jonas Scholar 2021-2023, her work focuses on the utilization of religion and spirituality for coping during stress and illness, and how religious and spiritual practices impact mental and physical health, mainly in older adults, including those with cognitive impairment, dementia, and their caregivers. For her postdoctoral work, she will identify spiritual needs of persons with dementia and cognitive impairment to inform tailored spiritual care interventions to improve well-being, quality of life, and decrease depression. And she is also a Translational Research Scientist at BrainCheck, a start-up tech company that developed a neurocognitive battery and I’m helping develop the dementia caregiver digital therapeutic tool. 

 

Katherine Britt