Frances Payne Bolton Alumni Association Research Awards
Graduate students (PhD, MSN, DNP) and recently graduated alumni (within 3 years of graduation) who are in clinical practice (full or part-time) are eligible to submit an application to the Research Awards Committee. The applicant must be the Principal Investigator for the study/project. Learn more in the award eligibility form.
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Application deadlines are April 1 and October 30.
Research awards: up to $1,000
- Alumni Research Awards Application: EBP Project (.DOCX)
- Alumni Research Awards Application: Research Study (.DOCX)
- Alumni Research Award Guidelines (PDF)
For questions, contact: Helen M. Hurst, DNP, RNC-OB, APRN-CNM, Chairperson, Research Fund.
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Previous Research Award Recipients
Fall 2017 Recipients
Patient Reported Symptom Outcomes During Medication Titration for Adult Heart Failure Management. Award amount of $489.00
Gene Expression Profiling of Fatigue in Individuals with End Stage Renal Disease. Award amount of $1,000
Spring 2017 Recipients
The Relationships Among Emotional Intelligence, Patient-Provider Interaction, Self-Management and Blood Pressure Control in Adults With Hypertension; funded for $1000.
Effect of an Appreciative Inquiry Intervention to Enhance Hypertension Self-management; funded for $1000.
2016 Fall Recipients
The Role of Skin-to-Skin Contact and Breastfeeding on Postpartum Hemorrage. Award amount of $1000.00.
Sarah Gutin Barsman,
Decision-Making for High Risk Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU): Parents' Attitudes and Experiences. Award amount of $1000.00.
2016 Spring Recipients
“SystemCHANGETM-Stroke: A Systems Approach to Healthy Living After Stroke in Thailand.” Award amount of $1000.00.
Patient-Centered Infection Prevention: A Hand Hygiene Intervention for Hospitalized Adults. Award amount of $1000.00.
2015 Fall Recipients
The Effect of Heart Failure Education on Nursing Staff's Knowledge and Confidence in a Skilled Nursing Facility. Award amount of $1000.00. Her faculty advisor is Dr. Deborah Lindell.
Newborn Observations of Physiological and Behavioral Signs in SSC First Ten Minutes Post-birth. Award amount of $1000.00. Her faculty advisor is Dr. Susan Ludington.
2015 Spring Recipients
Amy B. Petrinec, PhD, RN,
“Post-Intensive Care Syndrome Symptoms and coping Strategies in Family Decision-Makers of Intensive Care Unit Patients.”
“Role of Baby-Friendly Hospital Care in Maternal Role Competence.”
“An Evaluation of Decision-Making Preferences and Cognitive and Psychosocial Predictors of Decision Control in Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer.”
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