College Kudos - Week of April 27, 2020
Apr 27, 2020 9:00 AM
CON strolls . . . . week five! Continued thanks to Dr, Clare Kranz for organizing this. Send your photos to Clare Kranz @ Clare.Kranz@nurs.utah.edu by Thursday afternoon each week.
So many great happening . . . check this out!
Drs Lauri Linder, Kathy Sward, and Lee Ellington and the Undergraduate Research Symposium:
This week’s virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium featured poster presentations by three students who have been mentored by College of Nursing faculty:
- Student: Kalen Gunter, Kinesiology major
- Faculty Mentor: Lee Ellington
- Poster title: Interactions between family caregivers and visiting hospice nurses
- Student: Alec Parent, Computer science major
- Faculty Mentor: Kathy Sward
- Poster title: Research platform for research with sensors
- Student: Mayra Rodriguez, Nursing major
- Faculty Mentor: Lauri Linder
- Poster title: Hospital acquired bloodstream infections in pediatric patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplant
PhD student Shawna Sisler:
The 2020 University Graduate Research Fellows include one of our own PHD students, Shawna Sisler, who was #1 on the list! This prestigious award includes an $18,900 scholarship for the upcoming academic year and her regular graduate tuition will be covered under the Graduate Tuition Benefit Program. Congratulations, Shawna!
Dr. Lauri Linder, former post-doc Amy Newman, pre-doc Sarah Wawrzynski, and recent mater’s in Nursing Informatics graduate Sindy Chiu:
Linder, L., Newman, A., Stegenga, K., Chiu, Y.-S., Wawrzynski, S., Kramer, H., Weir, C., Narus, S., & Altizer, R. (accepted April 21, 2020). Feasibility and acceptability of a game-based symptom reporting app for children with cancer: Perspectives of children and parents. Journal of Supportive Care in Cancer
Drs. Djin Tay, Lee Ellington, Kathie Supiano, and Gail Towsley
Tay, D., Ellington, L., Towsley, Supiano, K., & Berg, C. A. (2020). Evaluation of a collaborative advance care planning intervention among older adult home health patients and their caregivers. Journal of Palliative Medicine, March 3030. Doi: 10.1089/jpm.2019.0521
In other news . . .
Dr. Jennifer Clifton
Jen Clifton was featured on an interview she did with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Check this out!
Dr. Kristin Cloyes
Kristin Cloyes has received the Daniels Fund Leadership in Ethics Education Award for her efforts to put ethics at the heart of her teaching at the University of Utah. She joins four other University of Utah faculty who were recognized for this award. This award comes with a $1000 award, IN addition, she will receive a recognition plaque and medallion in the upcoming month.
The announcement last week incorrectly noted that Kara Dassel was invited to serve on the Gerontological Society of American (GSA) Annual Scientific Meeting Interdisciplinary Program Area Working Group. The Awardee was actually Dr. Katarina Felsted. Three cheers, Katarina!
Dr. Jackie Eaton
Jackie Eaton has previously served as the Director of the Gerontology Interdisciplinary Program (GIP). Effectively immediately, Jackie’s title has been changed to the Assistant Dean for the Gerontology Interdisciplinary Program. congratulations, Jackie!
Hidden Talents . . .
Our own IT specialist Brandyn Hale performs his original “Peaceful Stillness” on the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQFZ5ShFYOY
If you enjoy this music – check our Brandyn’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzUoAdNNH5YsVrQpePj5uIw