Nursing Research News: July 2023

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Each month, the Center for Research and Scholarship at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing sends an internal research newsletter to faculty, staff, students and researchers. A recap is posted here.

Grants Awarded

Sara Douglas

Sara L. Douglas, PhD, RN, the Gertrude Perkins Oliva Professor in Oncology Nursing, was awarded a research grant from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health for her study, “Improving Understanding of Quality End of Life Care Using a Dyadic Approach.”

Andrew Reimer Headshot 2023

Andrew Reimer, PhD, RN, CFRN, FAAN, associate professor, was awarded an R21 grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities/National Institutes of Health for his study, “Using Spatial Analytics and Social Determinants of Health to Redefine Critical Access to Medical Transport Services for Rural Populations.”

Honors and Awards

Mary Dolansky

Mary Dolansky, PhD, RN, FAAN, associate professor, was awarded the 2023 Isabel Hampton Robb Award for Outstanding Leadership in Clinical Practice from the National League for Nursing.

Recent School of Nursing Publications

Meyer, K., Zachmeyer, M., Paccione, J., Cardenas, C., Zernial, C., & Smith, C. (2023). A Community Initiative to Engage Employers to Support Caregiving Employees and Build an Advocacy Alliance. Journal of Aging & Social Policy, 1-15. Advance online publication. 

Smith, G. C., Dolbin-MacNab, M., Infurna, F., Webster, B., Musil, C., Castro, S., & Crowley, D. M. (2023). Self-reported Adverse Childhood Experiences Among Custodial Grandmothers: Frequencies, Patterns, and Correlates. International Journal of Aging & Human Development, 97(1), 81-110.

Smith, G. C., Infurna, F. J., Dolbin-MacNab, M., Webster, B., Castro, S., Crowley, D.M., Musil, C., Hu, L., & Hancock, G. R. (2023). A Randomized Clinical Trial of Online Social Intelligence Training with Custodial Grandmothers. Gerontologist, June 24, 2023. Advance online publication.

Song, M., Bessette, H. C., Musil, C. M., Lyons, K. S., Winters-Stone, K. M., & Hayman, L. L. (2023). Assessing Life's Essential 8 and Adverse Childhood Experiences in Grandparent-Grandchild Co-residing Dyads. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, June 6, 2023. Advance online publication.