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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As a senior in high school, Courtney Maurer ’12, DNP’21 thought about a range of careers, including journalism, psychology, and social work. But after seeing the way her grandmother was taken care of in hospice, she discovered her calling to work directly with patients as a nurse.