Laura Block, BS, BSN, RN, was awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (F31) grant to support the study Characterizing Alzheimers Disease and Serious Mental Illness Co-Occurrence Among Nursing Home Residents and Relationship to Symptomatology and Care Practices.
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) — the nation’s oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging — has awarded the prestigious Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award to Barbara J. Bowers, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor emeritus of the UW–Madison School of Nursing. This award is bestowed upon a GSA member in recognition of their outstanding and sustained contributions to geriatric nursing research.
Barb King, PhD, RN, APRN-BC, FAAN, and Linsey Steege, PhD, were awarded an Administrative Supplement for Grants in Health Services to support the study Preventing Hospital-Acquired Disability: An Intervention to Improve Older Adult Patient Ambulation – Supplement.
Dr. Tonya Roberts, PhD, RN, was awarded a Vilas Life Cycle Professorship grant to support the study Optimizing Person-Centered Care for Nursing Home Residents.
Dr. Barb King, PhD, RN, APRN-BC, FAAN and Dr. Diane Farsetta, PhD were awarded a grant to support the project titled UW School of Nursing and UW Health – 4M Initiative.
Dr. Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi (site principal investigator) and Dr. Whitney Wharton (principal investigator, Emory University, School of Nursing) were awarded an R24 grant to support the study Building Community and Research Engagement among Sexual and Gender …
Dr. Megan Zuelsdorff, PhD, was awarded a Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative grant to support the study Stress and Resilience in Dementia: Social-biological Dimensions of Alzheimer’s Risk and Resilience Across Diverse Communities. The grant is funded by …
Dr. Barb King, PhD, RN, APRN-BC, FAAN and Dr. Diane Farsetta, PhD, Co- Project Leads, were awarded a two-year contract for the project Engaging Older Adults as Advisors to Improve Health Research and Address Disparities.
School of Nursing faculty discuss the broad reach of ageism, from health research to care provision, to health policy and funding decisions, to the dearth of providers specializing in older adult care.
Assoc. Professor Tonya Roberts, PhD, RN, discusses her path as a nurse researcher, the significance of her work on aging and the care of older adults, and the School’s collaborative research environment.