Monday December 18th 2017

Applauding the 2016 Foundation Scholars

Through the generosity of supporters during the last 61 years, the American Nurses Foundation has awarded more than $5 million to more than 1,100 beginning and experienced nurse researchers.  This year, the Foundation is expecting to grant more than $252,500 to support nursing research, including a new focus on research at Magnet®-recognized and other facilities with support from the American Nurses Credentialing Center and Stryker Medical. The Nursing Research Grants program recipients for 2016, their place of study, research focus and grant funder are listed below.

Fawwaz A. Alaloul, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN
University of Louisville
Muslim Cancer Patients’ Experience in the US: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Survivorship
American Nurses Credentialing Center Clinical Research Grant

Salmah Algamdi, MSN, RN
Michigan State University
Factors Associated with Breastfeeding Practice Among Saudi Arabian Mothers
Midwest Nursing Research Society and the American Nurses Foundation

Joyell Arscott, BSN, RN, ACRN
Duke University
Factors Influencing the Likely Use of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for Young African American Men Who Have Sex With Men
Anne Zimmerman, RN, FAAN Endowment

Lynn M. Baniak, PhD, RN
University of Pittsburgh
Characterization of Sleep in Veterans with Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction
Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association

Gaurdia E. Banister, PhD, RN,NEA-BC, FAAN
Massachusetts General Hospital
An Exploration of the Sustained Impact of the Clinical Leadership Collaborative for Diversity in Nursing (CLCDN) Program Among African American Nurse Participants
Sayre Memorial Endowment and the Mary Elizabeth Carnegie, DPA , MA, RN, FAAN Endowment

Angela ChiaChen Chen, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC
Arizona State University
Developing and Pilot Testing a Digital Storytelling Intervention to Promote HPV Vaccination Among Vietnamese American Adolescents
Western Institute of Nursing and the American Nurses Foundation

Barbara Delmore, PhD, RN, CWCN, MAPWCA, IIWCC-NYU
NYU Langone Medical Center
Validating Factors Associated with Acute Skin Failure in the Critical Care Population
American Nurses Credentialing Center Clinical Research Grant

Jill Demirci, PhD, RN, IBCLC
University of Pittsburgh
Feasibility and Acceptability of Antenatal Breast Milk Expression—A Pilot Randomized Trial in Primiparous Women
ANA Presidential Scholar Award

Janalyn C. Edmonds, PhD, RN, CNE
Howard University
Pilot Study Examining the Effect of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Claustrophobia in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Underserved Adults on CPAP Treatment
Hildegard E. Paplau, EdD, RN, FAAN Endowment and Nurses Charitable Trust of Greater Miami

Hayley H. Estrem, PhD, RN
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Psychometric Evaluation of the Family Management of Feeding Measure: FaMM Feed
Southern Nursing Research Society

Amanda Fallin-Bennett, PhD, RN
University of Kentucky
Cervical Cancer Risk Reduction for Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Indiviudals: A Community Engaged Approach
Southern Nursing Research Society

Kim Francis, PhD, RN, PHCNS-BC
Massachusetts General Hospital
Testing the Feasibility of Utilizing Infrared Thermography for Pain Assessment with ELGA Infants: A Pilot Study
Society of Pediatric Nurses

Shannon L. Gillespie, PhD, RNThe Ohio State UniversityDNA Methylation Markers of Preterm Birth Risk Among Asymptomatic African American WomenCouncil for the Advancement of Nursing Science and the American Nurses Foundation

Amanda J. Hessels, PhD, MPH, RN, CIC, CPHQ
Meridian Health
Impact of Patient Safety Culture on Missed Nursing Care and Adverse Patient Safety Events
Stryker Medical Research Award

Myoungock Jang, PhD, RN
Duke University
Understanding the Relationship Between Parental Psychological Distress and Home Food Environment in Families of Preschool Children as Related to Childhood Obesity: A Mixed-Methods Study
Southern Nursing Research Society and the American Nurses Foundation

Thomas M. Julian, BA, BSN, RN
University of Connecticut
A Biobehavioral Endophenotype Model of Sertonergic Impulsivity and Opioid Addiction
Eleanor C. Lambertsen, EdD, RN, FAAN Endowment

Eileen T. Lake, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
How Missed Nursing Care Influences the Patient Care Experience and Readmission in Magnet® and Non-Magnet Hospitals
Margretta Madden Styles Credentialing Research Endowment

Gina M. Maiocco, PhD, RN, CNS-BC
West Virginia University
Living in Relationship with a Veteran Who is Back from War for Single Civilian Non-Veteran Women with Secondary PTSD-Like Symptoms: A Phenomenological Inquiry
Virginia S. Cleland Endowment

Victoria K. Marshall, BSN, RN
Michigan State University
The Effects of Medication Beliefs on the Symptom Experience in Patients Taking Oral Cancer Medication
Jean E. Johnson, PhD, RN, FAAN

Lea Ann Matura, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Association Between Cytokines and Symptoms: Dyspnea, Fatigue and Sleep Disturbance in Women with Chronic Illness
Dorothy A. Cornelius Endowment

Rachel McClanahan, DNP, RN, NCSN
California State University Fullerton
Understanding LVN Utilization, Supervision and Workload Impact in Schools
National Association of School Nurses

Joseph D. Perazzo, PhD
Case Western Reserve University
A Mixed Methods Study of Physical Activity and Diet Self-Management in People Living with HIV
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care

Jessica Rearden, PhD, RN
University of Pennsylvania
Examination of Burdensome Transitions at End-Of-Life Among Older Adults with Cancer
Maura C. Ryan, PhD, GNP Gerontological Nursing Research Award and the Virginia Stone, PhD, RN, FAAN Endowment

Elizabeth A. Reeves, BSN, RN
Duke University
Health Care Experiences and Strategies of Survivors of Violence
Virginia Kelley, CRNA Endowment

Jennifer L. Saylor, PhD, RN, APRN-BC
University of Delaware
Transition to College Campus Living for Emerging Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes: Sleep, Stress and Glycemic Control
Eastern Nursing Research Society and the American Nurses Foundation

Carolyn R. Smith, PhD, RN
University of Cincinnati
Technology-Based Health Behavior Intervention with At-Risk Teens in Shelters: A Pilot Study
International Association of Forensic Nurses

Pam Stephenson, PhD, RN, AOCNS
Kent State University
Understanding Spiritual Uncertainty Among Hospice and Palliative Care Providers
Chow/Togasaski-Breitenbach Endowment

Judith A. Tate, PhD, RN
The Ohio State Unversity
Adapting to Cognitive Dysfunction After Critical Illness: Testing the Post ICU Problem-Solving (PIC-UPS) Program
Virginia Stone, PhD, RN, FAAN Endowment and the American Nurses Credentialing Center Clinical Research Grant

Wanli Xu, MS, BS, RN
University of Connecticut
Stress and Gut Inflammatory Responses in Modulating Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Preterm Infants
Academy of Neonatal Nursing and the Foundation for Neonatal Research and Education

Hyunju Yang, MSN, RN, PhD(c)
The Pennsylvania State University
Inflammation, Excessive Daytime Sleepiness and Fatigue in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Eastern Nursing Research Society

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