Mar 2, 2020 12:00 AM
PhD Student Victoria Tiase:
Victoria (Vicky) Tiase, PhD student and our recent nominee for the Elizabeth Fuhriman Gardner Award for Outstanding Female Student in Health Sciences, received notice that the Western institute of Nursing (WIN) Research Committee concluded its review of proposals for the 2020 WIN / CANS (Council For the Advancement of Nursing Science) Dissertation Award. Vicky’s proposal was selected for funding. Congratulations to Vicky and her dissertation chair, Dr. Mollie Cummins. This award will be announced formally at the 2020 WIN Conference on April 16, 2020 in Portland OR.
Dr. Debra Penney was selected to receive the 2020 Faculty Excellence in Global Engagement Award. Her nominators highlighted her sustained contributions to the university’s global dimension at all levels, including students in the College of Nursing as well as university-wide. She was commended for her efforts in the community with the refugee population and her ability to connect students to this important work. She was acknowledged for her commitment to global learning, especially in the local setting, where Dr. Penney continuously looks for opportunities to bring intercultural and global knowledge and skills development into the curriculum. Her contributions to the Faculty Learning Community, the Global Learning Retreat, and the Global U Council were acknowledged. This award comes with a $1000 prize, a reception to honor award recipients, and announcements on the Global Health website and University-wide. Congratulations, Deb!
Drs. Kathie Supiano, Eli Iacob, Bob Wong, and PhD student Cynthia Beynon
Kathie Supiano, colleagues and PhD student Cynthia Beynon published their work on death preparedness in family caregivers of persons living with dementia. This project was funded by an Alzheimer’s Association AARG grant.
Supiano, K. P., Luptak, M., Andersen, T., Beynon, C., Iacob, E., & Wong, B. (2020). If we knew then what we know now: The preparedness experience of pre-loss and post-loss dementia caregivers. Death Studies, DOI: 10.1080/07481187.2020.1731014, online ahead of print.