Casey Shillam

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Shillam wins national nurse fellowship
Western Graduates First Nursing Cohort
New WWU program prepares nurses for future of health care

Although Carla Norris and her daughter Carrie Holtrop were both working nurses, they realized their nursing education was far from over.

Norris and Holtrop went back to school last year to earn a bachelor of science in nursing degree at Western Washington…

Western faculty, staff honored with Community Building Awards
Foundation grants aid to Whatcom nursing students

Chuckanut Health Foundation awarded nine scholarships and three grants totaling $19,500 to 13 local nursing students, according to a press release.

“We have an outstanding group of scholarship recipients again this year, juggling school, work, family and volunteer activities, while…

Five West region nurses join RWJF Executive Nurse Fellows program

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on July 30 announced the 20 nurses from across the U.S. who were selected as RWJF Executive Nurse Fellows for 2014, the program’s last cohort. Five of those selected from more than 100 applicants were from’s West region:

Shillam selected for highly competitive national nurse fellowship
The Gift of Giving: Casey’s Story

My Grandma Pat has been the inspiration for so many of my endeavors in working with older adults throughout my nursing career. So I couldn’t help but think of her as I stood before my colleagues and friends at last fall’s Hartford Gerontological Nursing Leaders (HGNL) Business Meeting, held at…

Bio: Casey Shillam at WWU helps turn RNs into advanced-degree practitioners

Western Washington University's revitalized nursing program will graduate its inaugural class of 24 students in fall quarter 2014.

Four men and 20 women entered the program as registered nurses and are working toward their bachelors of science degrees in the field. The "RN-to-…

WWU names director of new nursing degree program

Casey Shillam has been named director of Western Washington University’s new bachelor’s degree program in nursing.
Shillam, who was hired after a nationwide search, will begin at WWU in July.

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