Dr. Linda D. Oakley Awarded Grant to Study Health Equity for a Marginalized Black Community

Linda Denise (LD) Oakley

Linda D. Oakley, PhD, RN, was awarded a grant to support the study Health Equity for a Marginalized Black Community: A Feasibility Study of Co-creating Communities of Care Through Partnerships with Community-Based Public Health Nurses. The study is funded by the UW–Madison Institute for Diversity Science. The primary goal is to explore ways of partnering with community-based public health nurses, community residents, and nurse researchers to co-create a community of care in a marginalized Black community. The study team includes Dr. Sarah Hughes (Public Health Madison Dane County), Assistant Professor Megan Miller, PhD, RN, Post-Doctoral Trainee Jessica LeClair, MPH, RN, PhD, and PhD Candidate Fatih Kunkul. The total award is $49,990.