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Funded Projects at the UA College of Nursing

More than 20 funded projects are active at the University of Arizona College of Nursing. Among the funding sources are NINR, NLM, HRSA, the American Heart Association, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

You will find a list of UA College of Nursing funded projects below. To view College of Nursing faculty profiles, click the faculty name.  To view project abstracts, click the project title. 

EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH PROJECTS

Kristen Archbold, PhD, RN, Neurobehavioral Effects of PAP Therapy in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea, funded by the National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

Terry Badger, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN, Support for Latinas with Breast Cancer & Their Intimate and Family Partners, funded by the Amrican Cancer Society

Barbara Brewer, PhD, RN, Development and Maintenance of the Caritas Patient Score Database, funded by the Watson Caring Science Institute

Barbara Brewer, PhD, RN, Measuring Network Stability and Fit, funded by the National Institutes of general Medical Sciences

Matthew Gallek, PhD, RN, CNRN, Improving Stroke Outcomes: Novel investigation of the influence of genes on functional outcomes following subarachnoid hemorrhage, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars Program

Mary Koithan, PhD, RN, Complementary and Alternative Medicine Utilization in the White Mountain Apache Tribe, Funded by the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona (ITCA)

Mary Koithan, PhD, RN, The UA-Sunstone Integrative Cancer Care Network, Funded by the Sunstone Legacy Fund

Marylyn McEwen, PhD, RN, FAAN, Decreasing Diabetes Disparities: Building Mexican American Family Social Capital, Funded by the National Institutes of Health, National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Ida (Ki) Moore, DNSc, RN, FAAN, Childhood Leukemia: Oxidative Stress, Cognitive Changes & Academic Outcomes, funded by the National Institutes of Health, National Institute for Nursing Research

Ida (Ki) Moore, DNSc, RN, FAAN, Effects of CNS Treatment on Antioxidant Level, Apoptosis and Cognitive Abilities in Childhood Leukemia, funded by Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Gloanna Peek, MSN, RN, COPE in Parents of Children Diagnosed with Cancer, funded by Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Kimberly Shea, PhD, RN, Individualized Feedback Effectiveness in Heart Failure Home Telemonitoring, funded by the National Institutes of Health, National Institute for Nursing Research

Ruth Taylor-Piliae, PhD, RN, The Effect of Tai Chi on Physical Functioning and Health-Related Quality of Life in Adult Stroke Survivors, funded by the American Heart Association

INTRAMURAL FUNDING: Laurence B. Emmons Research Awards

Janice Crist, PhD, RN, FNGNA, FAAN, Assessment of Transitional Care for a Vulnerable Population

Sheila Gephart, PhD, RN, Relationships of clinical measures of deterioration to GutCheckNEC score in Necrotizing Enterocolitis

Carrie Merkle, PhD, RN, FAAN and Shu-Fen Wung, PhD, RN, ACNP, FAHA, FAAN, Construction of An Inflammatory Load Index for Assessing Breast Cancer Risk: A Feasibility Study

Rebecca Ross, PhD, RN, Biochemical Markers Associated with Fibromyalgia: Pilot testing telomere length measurement via a Combined Flow Fish Protocol

Kimberly Shea, PhD, RN, A Cognitive Mindfulness Intervention to Motivate Health-related Behaviors of Patients with Heart Failure

Kate Sheppard, PhD, RN, FNP, PMHNP-BC, Compassion Fatigue among Registered Nurses

Jason Shuffitt, DNP, FNP-BC, Development of a Customized Clinical Content Management Mobile Application (CCMA)

Ruth Taylor-Piliae, PhD, RN, Fall Risk in Stroke Survivors: A Feasibility Study

COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH PROJECTS

Terry Badger, PhD, RN, FAAN, (In collaboration with Jeffrey Stone, University of Arizona) Strategies for Reducing the Impact of Implicit Stereotyping of Hispanics in Recommendations for Smoking Cessation, funded by the National Institutes of Health

Jane Carrington, PhD, RN, (In collaboration with Paul Cook. University of Colorado Denver) Explaining Individual Variability in Antiretroviral Adherence Behavior, funded by the National Institutes of Health

David Montgomery, PhD, (In collaboration with Sairam Parthasarathy, University of Arizona) Sleep Intervention During Acute Lung Injury, funded by the National Institutes of Health

Ida (Ki) Moore, DNSc, RN, FAAN, (In collaboration with Maryily Hockenberry, Duke University)  Phenotypic and Genotypic Associations with Symptom Clusters During Childhood Leukemia Treatment, funded by the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute

Anne Rosenfeld, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, (In collaboration with Holly DeVon, University of Illinois at Chicago) The Influence of Gender on Symptom Characteristics During Acute Coronary Syndrome, funded by the National Institutes of Health, National Institute for Nursing Research

 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROJECTS

Terry Badger, PhD, RN, FAAN, Enhancing Capacity for Teaching and Research in Nursing, funded by the U. S. Department of Education

Terry Badger, PhD, RN, FAAN, (In collaboration with Melanie Brewer, Scottsdale Healthcare) Advanced Practice Nurses for a Healthy Arizona, funded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Iris Bell, MD, Arizona Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research Training Program, funded by the National Institutes of Health, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Sally Reel, PhD, RN, FAAN, Arizona Area Health Education Centers (AzAHEC), funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

Sally Reel, PhD, RN, FAAN, Technology-Enhanced Rural Interprofessional Primary Care FNP Education, funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

Sally Reel, PhD, RN, FAAN, Health 360-An Interprofessional Collaborative Primary Care Practice, funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

 

 

For More Information Contact:

Office of Nursing Research
The University of Arizona
1305 N. Martin Avenue, Room 410
P.O. Box 210203
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0203
CON-ONR-Staff@distribution.arizona.edu
Fax: (520) 626 2211
onr@nursing.arizona.edu

 

 

 

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