Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College's Nurse Anesthesia Program, in affiliation with the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University in St. Louis, received continued International Federation of Nurse Anesthetists (IFNA) Accreditation in May 2019, valid until May 2024, allowing for the program to transition from a MSN degree program to a DNP degree program.
Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College has received an unprecedented gift that will provide a full annual scholarship to an Alton High School student or graduate pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. The gift was made by Nancy Carroll Allen, a 1965 alumna of Jewish Hospital School of Nursing and former staff member of Jewish Hospital, now known as Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
Sarah Farabi, PhD, RN, assistant professor at Goldfarb, worked with a team of researchers as a post-doctoral fellow in 2018 and found undiagnosed, mild obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is common in late pregnancy among women who are obese. The study also found that poor sleep and OSA might contribute to increased glycemic profiles and insulin resistance.
The findings were recently published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.
Mayola Rowser, PhD, DNP, FNP-BC, PMHNP has been named the incoming Jack Taylor Dean of Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College. Arriving in May, Rowser joins Goldfarb from the University of Southern Indiana, where she held a number of positions over the past 13 years, including director of Graduate Studies since 2015, assistant dean and director of community health centers.
Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College’s Master of Science in Nursing program is ranked once again in this year’s “Best Nursing Schools: Master’s” list by U.S. News & World Report.
Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College, in partnership with the Division of Rheumatology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, received an Educating Nurses in Rheumatology with Certificate Initiative grant through Pfizer’s Independent Grants for Learning and Change program. Goldfarb received a $160,000 grant that will be used to support student tuition for two years.
First-year students at Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College participate in a White Coat Ceremony welcoming new students into the medical field on January 25, ending the ceremony by reciting the Nightingale Pledge.
As a consortial program with The Graduate School at Washington University in St. Louis, Goldfarb students pursuing a PhD in nursing have the chance to experience an interdisciplinary learning environment unlike any other program in the St. Louis area.
During the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) Annual Congress, held in Boston on Sept. 21-25, 2018, Goldfarb student Bradley Uding was awarded the prestigious American Association of Nurse Anesthetist’s 2018 Student Excellence Award.
Governor Mike Parson on October 18 announced seven appointments to various boards and commissions, including the appointment of Dr. Robert Walsh, faculty member for Goldfarb's nurse anesthesia program, to the Missouri State Board of Nursing.