College Kudos - Week of August 10, 2020
Aug 10, 2020 9:00 AM
What happened this last week in the CON?
T32 Post-Doc Fellow, Dr. Katherine Bernier Carney:
Bernier Carney, K., Young, E., Guite, J., & Starkweather, A. (2020). A Systematic Review of Biological Mechanisms and Chronic Pain Outcomes during Stress Reduction Interventions. Biological Research for Nursing, 22(2), 205-216. doi: 10.1177/1099800420907964
Dr. Jennifer Hamilton had a letter to the editor epublished in the Journal of Pediatric Nursing:
Returning to school in the midst of the CovId-19 pandemic for children with chronic disease and special needs.
Lisa Taylor Swanson:
Dr. Lisa Taylor-Swanson and her colleagues presented virtually at the International Conference on Complex Systems last week.
Conboy, L., Taylor-Swanson, L., & Prasad, T. Chinese medicine diagnostic reasoning as a complex adaptive process: COVID-19 example [Poster]. International Conference on Complex Systems, Boston, MA. (Conference online).
Conboy, L., Taylor-Swanson, L., & Prasad, T. Chinese medicine clinical reasoning is complex. [Recorded podium presentation]. International Conference on Complex Systems, Boston, MA. (Conference online).
Dr. Deanna Kepka and Dr. Djin Tay:
Deanna Kepka, Djin Tay, and colleagues presented at the International Papillomavirus Meeting July 20-24. The title of their presentation was “United States Oral Health Students’ Willingness to Train and Administer the HPV Vaccine in Dental Practices.”
Dr. Andrea Wallace, Dr. Brenda Luther, Dr. Jia-Wen Guo, Dr. Bob Wong, PhD student Shawna Sisler, Ching-Yu Wang and Ernest Grigorian as well as the ED Registration team and United Way 211:
Andrea Wallace and her team’s presentation, “Social Needs Assessment and Referral Implementation in Routine ED Care” has been selected as a Symposium of Distinction at the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS) for the 2020 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research.
Adjunct Faculty and PhD student Dr. Scott Christensen:
Scott Christensen’s abstract was also accepted as an e-poster presentation for the 2020 State of the Science Congress at CANS, “Why Nurses Under-Report Encounters with Aggressive Patients: A Literature Review.”
Drs Katherine Bernier Carney and Lauri Linder:
Bernier Carney, K., Jung, S.-H., & Linder, L. (2020, September 2-4). Examining Self-Reported Pain of School-Age Children Undergoing Treatment for Cancer Using a Game-Based App [Paper presentation]. 2020 Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Annual Conference, Virtual Conference.
Bernier Carney, K., Stegenga, K., & Linder, L.A. (2020, September 17-18). Supporting Parents as Caregivers through a Symptom Assessment App for Children with Cancer [Podium presentation]. 2020 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, Virtual Conference.
Dr. Kathie Supiano and her team participated in the National NIA Dementia Summit, which was converted to a virtual meeting. Her team had a poster on Pre-loss Group Therapy #PreLossGroupTherapyforALZcarepartners.
In other news . . .
Dr. Deanna Kepka has been awarded $30,000 for a pilot project from the Women’s Cancers Center to support her research project: “Practice-based approaches to promote HPV vaccination in the Safety Net.”
Dr Kathi Mooney received a supplement to her R01 award from the National Institutes of Health in the amount of $152,500 for her project “Remote COVID-19 Symptom Tracking and Improved Cancer Symptom Control for Cancer Patients at Home During the Pandemic”. Kathi and team have already enrolled over 100 participants in this study!
Dr. Paula Meek received the HRSA Nurse faculty Loan Program award in the amount of $207,907 which will provide forgivable loans for our graduate students for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Dr. Mollie Cummins’ 2020 publication in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) was selected for inclusion in International Academy of Nursing Editors (INANE) annual virtual journal as JAMIA’s outstanding article.
Cummins, M. R., Del Fiol, G., Crouch, B., et al . . . (2020). Enabling health information exchange at a US Poison Control Center. Mollie and colleagues report on a nurse-led multi-disciplinary informatics project that successfully developed a process and the informatics tools necessary to enable Poison Control participation in standards-based health information exchange (HIE) and implemented the process at the Utah Poison Control Center. Check out the article here: https://doi.org/10.1093/jamia/ocaa055
Drs. Gwen Latendresse and Barbara Wilson were selected as Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing. Barbara and Gwen are among 230 nurse leaders who will be inducted as Fellows during the Academy’s annual Transforming Health, Driving PolicyConference, which will take place virtually on October 29-31, 2020.