For Assistant Professors Anne Ersig and Kitty Montgomery, pediatric palliative care and symptom science drive their innovative research.
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.
As the first pediatric nurse scholar jointly hired by the School of Nursing and the American Family Children’s Hospital, Dr. Anne Ersig, PhD, RN, splits her time between her clinical colleagues on one side of the street and her research peers and students on the other.
May 15, 2017 — The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing and the American Family Children’s Hospital are pleased to welcome Anne Ersig, PhD, RN, as the organizations’ first jointly appointed pediatric nurse scholar. In …