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.

Drs. Jeneile Luebke and Brian McInnes Awarded Grant to Develop an Indigenous-informed Equine-Related Research Protocol

Jeneile Luebke, PhD, RN and Brian McInnes (School of Human Ecology) were awarded a Reilly-Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment grant to support the project, Anishina be-Mishtadimoons Inawendiwin – Restoring and Awakening the Cultural and Ecological Context.

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. 

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.

Dr. Megan Zuelsdorff Awarded Grant to Study Dementia Risk

Megan Zuelsdorff, PhD, was awarded a Fall Research Competition grant to support the study Social-to-biological Mechanisms in Dementia Risk and Disparity: The Role for Stress and Social Resources in Vascular Disease Management.

Dr. Wan-chin Kuo Awarded Grant to Study Environmental Determinants of Premature Aging

Drs. Wan-chin Kuo and Tony Mcdonald (co-PI, Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering) were awarded a pilot grant to support the study Environmental Determinants of Premature Aging in Transportation and Construction Workforce. 

More than Medicine

Professor Linda D. Oakley, PhD, RN, is taking a heart-health message to historically marginalized Black communities and nursing students. As the Louis J. and Phyllis Clark Jacobs Professor in Mental Health, Oakley is committed to using science to find health and well-being solutions to systemic hypertension present in Black communities.

Dr. Jeneile Luebke Receives Award for Study on Indigenous Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

Jeneile Luebke, PhD, RN, received a subaward to support the community engaged study Healing from Within: Identifying and Understanding the Intersecting Barriers to Help-seeking after Experiences of Violence for Wisconsin American Indian Women through Survivor-led Research.