Dr. Maichou Lor Awarded Grant to Study Pain Assessment for Bilingual Hmong Caregivers

 The primary goal of Dr. Lor’s project is to pilot test a web-based communication training intervention to help Hmong bilingual caregivers document their care recipients’ pain information.

Dr. Megan Zuelsdorff Collaborates with Cuban Scientists

Megan Zuelsdorff, PhD, was part of a delegation led by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) that traveled to Havana to discuss potential areas of collaboration with Cuban scientists at a professional meeting on aging and disaster management this spring.

Dr. Susan Passmore Awarded Grant to Study Pro-Diversity Educational Intervention

Susan Passmore, PhD, was awarded a grant to support the study Just Research: Testing a Pro-Diversity, Socially Normative Educational Intervention to Promote Inclusive Research Practices among Investigators and Research Staff.

Kristin Merss Awarded Grant to Study Perspectives on Incarcerated Older Adults

Kristin Merss, BSN, RN, was awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (F31) grant to support the study Perspectives of Correctional Officers about Older Adults in Prison: A Grounded Theory Study.

Bucky and Monty visit B6/6 to celebrate milestone in MOVIN

This June, Bucky Badger and the Ice Age Trail Alliance mascot, Monty the Mammoth, visited the Hematology, Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplant unit at University Hospital (B6/6) in celebration of completing the MOVIN Ice Age Trail Challenge and the great work patients and staff have done to reach the goals and improve the amount of time and distances patients walk on the unit.

Dr. Wan-chin Kuo Awarded Grant to Study Cardiorespiratory Disparities in Truck Drivers

Wan-chin Kuo, PhD, RN was awarded a School of Nursing Research and Scholarship Committee grant to support the project entitled, Cardiorespiratory disparities in truck drivers: The role of behavior environmental interactions. 

The Nursing Center for Aging Research and Education Awarded a Wisconsin Idea Collaboration Grant

The Nursing Center for Aging Research and Education (CARE) was awarded a Wisconsin Idea Collaboration Grant (PI: Tonya Roberts, PhD, RN) to support the study Wisconsin Idea Collaboration Grant Proposal: Adapting an Eldercare Train-the-Trainer Curriculum for Diverse Populations and Community Settings.

Dr. Maichou Lor develops first hearing test for Hmong community

After her father was unable to receive a hearing test because it didn’t exist in Hmong, School of Nursing Assistant Professor Maichou Lor, PhD, RN, spent years to develop the first Hmong hearing test of its kind.