School of Nursing & Health Sciences
Student Athletes Take Silver Medal in International Rugby Tournament.
Ada Brings Sports, Health Education to Island Community.
Nursing Students Represent Guam at National Conference.
UOG Social Work Students Study in the Philippines.
The School of Nursing and Health Sciences is committed to improving the health, fitness and well-being of the people of Guam and the Western Pacific. To realize this mission the School of Nursing and Health Sciences:
1. Delivers programs designed to prepare graduates for the nursing profession, exercise science and health promotion, and pre-physical therapy. The school provides ongoing educational development for members of the respective professions. The school fosters collaboration among the disciplines and facilitates inter- professional education.
2. Engages in collaborative research and creative endeavors focused on the needs of the people of Guam and the Western Pacific.
3. Promotes and advocates empowerment of the community through community service learning.
The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), formerly known as the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. conducted a site visit to the University of Guam in 2010. They granted full 8 years of continuing accreditation.
* Data are for students that completed the program during the 2015-2016 academic year.
SNHS faculty were published in two separate, prominent nursing journals earlier this year
The website will be used in the University’s Chamorro Studies program.
Awards will be accepted from July 17 to October 2, 2017 no later than 4 p.m.
Instructor, Social Work
Tressa P. Diaz, received her MSW at Hunter College School of Social Work at the City University of New York and is currently a PhD candidate at the Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work (MBTSSW) at the University of Hawai`i at Manoa.
Tressa is a doctoral scholar under the University of Guam-University of Hawai`i Cancer Center U54 Partnership. Her research focus is on the social determinants of cancer disparities and access to quality healthcare among Chamoru and other Micronesian communities in the Pacific.
She is dedicated to community-centered research, cancer survivorship, and the preservation of indigenous resources. Her doctoral research is on access to care and barriers to colorectal cancer screening among Chamoru on Guam.
Her hobbies include: reading, tennis, and playing guitar.
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