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  • Press Releases  |  Aug 31, 2011

    Alexa Doig, PhD, RN, hopes to develop a human factors training intervention for nurses to acquire the cognitive skills necessary for managing work interruptions. Dr. Doig currently teaches courses in anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology at the University of Utah College of Nursing.

  • Press Releases  |  Aug 31, 2011

    While working as a research nurse on a federally funded study on intimate partner violence (IPV) during pregnancy, Tina Bloom, Ph.D., R.N. was dumbstruck by the fact that she and her colleagues in a high-risk perinatal unit had been so ill-equipped to recognize and respond to IPV in pregnant women, one of the most common and serious threats to maternal child health. Transformed by this experience and encouraged by mentors to seek a career in nursing research, Dr. Bloom embarked on a journey to improve access for underserved pregnant to culturally appropriate resources to support IPV victims. Read more about this University of Missouri Assistant Professor.

  • Press Releases  |  Aug 31, 2011

    Jennifer Bellot, PhD, RN, MHSA, is an Assistant Professor at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Bellot’s passion for policy and health equity helped shape her RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholars research project, which focuses on the integration of Medicare and Nurse Managed Centers.

  • Press Releases  |  Aug 31, 2011

    Anna Beeber, PhD, RN is an Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing. Her research focuses on improving the quality of care for older adults residing in long-term care settings. Dr. Beeber currently teaches clinical care of older adults to MSN students.

  • Press Releases  |  Aug 31, 2011

    Sarah Szanton, PhD, CRNP, Assistant Professor at the Johns Hopkins University, saw first-hand the psychological stress of living in resource-poor neighborhoods while working as a nurse practitioner at community health sites serving the poor and underserved in Baltimore and Washington, DC. It was there that she found her passion for research -- to discover what was known and what we could do to alter the trajectory of these adults so that they could “age in place” successfully.

     
  • Press Releases  |  Aug 31, 2011

    Elena Siegel, PhD, RN, has a background in business and finance and is applying this knowledge to her research in care systems management and gerontology. She hopes that her research will maximize organizational and workforce capacity to deliver high quality, cost-effective long term care for older Americans. Dr. Siegel is an Assistant Professor and founding faculty member at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis.

  • Press Releases  |  Aug 31, 2011

    Dr. Matthew McHugh, PhD, JD, MPH, RN, CRNP is interested in the relationship between policy, nursing systems, and patient outcomes. Through his research, Dr. McHugh hopes to determine if new policies should focus on improving nursing care environments in minority serving hospitals.

  • Press Releases  |  Aug 31, 2011

    Dr Kao of the University of Michigan aspires to translate her research with adolescents and their parents to develop strategies to promote positive parent-child interactions, thus bridging the health disparities gap created by socioeconomic inequality and inadequate understanding of diverse adolescents’ behaviors. Read more about Dr. Kao’s research on family collective efficacy and her role as an academic nursing by clicking here.

  • Press Releases  |  Oct 12, 2010

    Jacquelyn Campbell, National Program Director of the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars Program, praises the IOM's Future of Nursing report on its foresight into wide-reaching improvements in healthcare. Campbell also acclaims the Nurse Faculty Scholars Program in its continued efforts to improve nursing education, to prepare nurses to lead change, and to recruit and retain a diverse student body and faculty.

  • Press Releases  |  Aug 31, 2010

    The Ohio State University's Jodi Ford will analyze how neighborhood and school disadvantage correlates to the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in young adults. With help from the College of Nursing and the Department of Sociology at The Ohio State University, Ford's research, made possible the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars grant, will look at group cohesion, high-risk behavior norms and the presence of adult role models with the goal isolating the social aspects most closely linked to high rates of STIs in young adults.

     

     

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