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Three faculty members at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing have been recognized for their ongoing contributions and professional achievements in health care with elections into the National Academies of Practice (NAP) as Distinguished Nursing Fellows.
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.
Linda D. Scott, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FNAP, FAAN, Dean and Professor, UW–Madison School of Nursing, will assume the role of President-Elect for the Academy. Inducted into the Academy in 2008, Dr. Scott previously served two terms on the Academy’s Board of Directors.
Dr. Angela Fernandez (site PI) and Dr. Lonnie Nelson (PI, Washington State University (WSU), College of Nursing) were awarded a Diversity Supplement to an R01 grant to support the study Measurement of Nature Contact: The Influence of Cultural Practices on Sleep Health and Chronic Disease among Rural and Urban American Indians.
Dr. Rachel Gicquelais, PhD, was awarded a COVID-19 Response Research and Education grant to support the study Responding to dual epidemics of COVID-19 and overdose among people who inject drugs in Wisconsin.
Dr. Madelyne Greene was selected to be a UW BIRCWH scholar (Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health).
Dr. Linsey Steege, PhD, was awarded a grant to support the study Sleep and Fatigue during Covid-19 in Health Care Workers (SAFE-CARE study 2).
Dr. Maichou Lor, PhD, RN, was awarded a Baldwin grant to support the study Partnering with the Hmong Community to Build Better Medical Translation Tools and Preserve Hmong Narratives to Reduce Health Disparities.
Dr. Kitty Montgomery, PhD, RN, PCNS-BC, CPHON, was awarded a grant to support A Feasibility Study Exploring Discordance Between Child and Parent Symptom Reports During Cancer Treatment.