June 29, 2016
Kimiko Sasaki, MN, RN, a current Northwest Center PhD student specializing in occupational & environmental health, was selected for the Jonas Scholar Environmental Health in Immigrant Communities Award at the UW School of Nursing. The goal of the Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar Program is to increase the number of doctorally-prepared faculty available to teach in nursing schools nationwide.
The Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare is a philanthropic organization that supports the advancement of the nursing profession through grants and programs designed to develop outstanding faculty, advance scholarship, and spark innovative practice.
Ms. Sasaki was appointed as a Jonas Scholar from August 1, 2016 through July 31, 2018. She will partake of leadership opportunities and build her leadership skills under the guidance of her appointed mentor, Dr. Jenny Tsai, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, School of Nursing and Assistant Director of the Occupational Health Nursing Program of the Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety.