For Assistant Professors Anne Ersig and Kitty Montgomery, pediatric palliative care and symptom science drive their innovative research.
Dr. Kris Kwekkeboom, PhD, RN, FAAN was awarded a SoN Research and Scholarship Committee grant to support the project Website Development for Coordinated Management of Co-Occurring Cancer Related Symptoms.
Dr. Anne Ersig, PhD, RN was awarded a SoN Research and Scholarship Committee grant to support the project Stress and Allostatic Load in Adolescents with Chronic Health Conditions.
Dr. Kris Kwekkeboom was awarded a Fall Research Competition grant to support the study Coordinated Management For Co-Occurring Cancer-Related Symptoms. The study is funded by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate …
Dr. Kristen Pecanac, PhD, RN, was awarded a Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative grant to support the study Surrogate Outcomes: The Influence of End of Life/Palliative Care Communication Strategies and Health Literacy. The study is funded by …
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.
Dr. Megan Miller, postdoctoral fellow, has received a Research Award from the American Holistic Nurses Association.
Dr. Tannaz Saeidzadeh, postdoctoral fellow, has received a Heilbrunn Nurse Scholar Award from Rockefeller University.
Using the same technology that helps us stay socially connected, Kitty Montgomery, a new assistant professor at the School of Nursing and member of the UW Carbone Cancer Center, studies how the symptoms of pediatric patients with advanced cancers change over time. In doing so, she and her research team help young patients find their voices and communicate their experiences during a vulnerable time.
Searching for clues in electronic health records could steer dementia patients to better treatment and follow-up examinations — especially patients from minority groups that tend to be less likely to receive specialized care.