Past Grant Recipients

Below is a listing of the Grant winners since 2003.
 

MNRS Dissertation Research Grant Recipients

MNRS Seed Grant Recipients

MNRS/STTI Grant Recipients

MNRS/ANF Grant Recipients

MNRS Mentorship Grant Award Recipients
 


MNRS Dissertation Research Grant Recipients:

2015
Thao Pham of the University of Iliinois at Chicago was the recipient of the Dissertation Research Grant for her research titled "Tube Feedings and Oral Feeding Success in Preterm Infants"
Shannon Halloway of Rush University was the recipient of the Founders' Circle Endowment Grant for her research titled "Physical Activity and Cognitive Change in Older Latinos"
Noah Zanville of Indiana University was the recipient of the MNRS/CANS Dissertation Research Grant for his research titled "Early Detection of Taxane-Induced Neuropathy"
Monica Wagner of the Regents of the University of Michigan was the recipient of the Sally Lusk Dissertation Research Grant for her research titled "Changes in Gene Expression after Cisplatin Treatment"
No Receipient - MNRS/NLN Dissertation Research Grant provided by MNRS in April
Sheryl Buckner of the University of Oklahoma was the recipient of the MNRS/NLN Dissertation Research Grant provided by NLN in September

2014
Janalee Isaacson of University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Nursing and Health Studies for her research titled "Impact of Osteoporosis on Myogenesis"
An-Yun Yeh of University of Michigan received the Founders' Circle Endownment Fund Grant for her research titled "Sleep Disturbances and Episodic Memory in Older Adults"
Lisa Shah of the University of Iowa received the MNRS/NLN Dissertation Research Grant for her research titled "Family Communication of Genetic Risk for Cardiac Disease"
Rachael Kay-Eccles of the University of Illinois at Chicago received the MNRS/CANS Dissertation Research Grant for her research titled "Nurses’ Workplaces, Professional Identities and Burnout"

2013
Dana Hines was the recipient of the MNRS/CANS Dissertation Grant for her research titled "Healthcare Utilization in HIV Positive Transgender Women"
Michelle Lynn Wright for her research titled "Maternal Group B Streptococcus Serum Markers"
Shannon Gillespie for her research titled "Pathways to Shortened Gestation among Black Women"
Lisa Wangerien for her research titled "Access to Care: Determinants of Maternal Health Care Use in Malawi"

2012
Michelle Munro for research titled "To B or not to B? Plan B and Post-Assault Comprehensive Care"
Sarah Koplow Greco of University of Illinois at Chicago for her work titled "Family Caregivers Definition and Management of Nursing Home Placement"
Natthananporn Sanguanklin of University of Illinois at Chicago for the Dr. Beverly McElmurry Dissertation Grant for research titled "Job Strain in Employed Pregnant Thai Women"

2011
Susan Allen of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center for research titled "The Experiences of Council Leaders in Shared Governance"
Jesse Moes of University of Michigan for research titled "Insulin Resistance in Rats with Neuropathic Pain"
Yi-Ching Li of University of Illinois at Chicago for research titled "Delay in Seeking Diagnosis of Breast Symptoms in Taiwan"
Yvonne Clark of Ohio State University for the Dr. Beverly McElmurry Dissertation Grant (special award this year) for research titled "Effect of Ubiquinol in a Mouse Model of Cancer Fatigue"

2010
Jennie Rowell of The Ohio State University, for the Susan Elek Dissertation Award (special award this year) for her research titled "Osteosarcoma Genetics Using an Animal Model"
Yun-Ping Lin of University of Michigan for research titled "Factors Affecting Physical Activity among Workers"
Ann Eckhardt of University of Illinois at Chicago for her research titled "Fatigue as a Symptom of Coronary Heart Disease"
Rebecca West of University of Wisconsin-Madison for her research titled "Mindfulness Training for Low Socioeconomic Workers"

2009
Mary Byrn of Loyola University, for her research titled, "Gestational Diabetes, Depression and the Impact on Maternal Child Outcomes"
Anne Fink of University of Illinois-Chicago, for her research titled, "Fatigue and Cytokines in Heart Failure"
Chin Hwa Yi of University of Michigan, for research titled, "African American Women and Prenatal Care: Effect of Client Provider Interaction"
Nijmeh Al-Atiyyat of Wayne State University, for her research titled, "Pain, Coping Strategies and Quality of Life in Arab American Cancer Patients"

2008
Sukyung Ju of University of Illinois at Chicago, for her research titled, “Spousal Influence on the Physical Activity of Korean Women”
Melissa D. Pinto-Foltz of University of Louisville for her research titled, “School Program to Reduce Mental Illness Stigma”
Clareen Wiencek of Case Western Reserve University, for her proposal titled, “Symptom Burden in the Chronically Critically Ill"

2007
Arax Balian of Case Western Reserve University, for her research titled, “Influences on Childrens Milk and Soft Drink Intake”
Heather Royer of University of Wisconsin-Madison for her research titled, “Women’s Representations of STIs and STI Testing”
Alecca Bell of the University of Illinois at Chicago, for her proposal titled, “Neonatal Suckling Organzation After Epidural"

2006
Ms. Peninnah Kako of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for her research titled “Health Needs of HIV- Infected Women in Kenya”
Hyejung Lee of the University of Illinois at Chicago for her research titled “Preterm Infant’s Attention Responses to Voice in the NICU”

2005
Robin Lally of the University of Minnesota for her research titled "The Decision Experience of Breast Cancer Patients"

2004
Salwa Hassanein of Case Western Reserve University for her research titled "Pulmonary Rehabilitation COPD Disability Outcomes"

2003
Milisa Manojlovich from the University of Michigan for her research titled "The Environment, Self-Efficacy and Professional Practice"
 


MNRS Seed Grants Recipients:

2015
Allison Webel of Case Western Reserve University was the recipient of the MNRS Seed Grant for her research titled "Management in HIV+ Women"
Jennie Rowell of The Ohio State University was the recipient of the MNRS New Investigator Seed Grant for her research titled "Epigenetics of A Childhood Cancer Using an Animal Model

2014
MNRS New Investigator Seed Grant
Sandi Tenfelde for her research titled "Yoga for Women to Self-Manage Urge Urinary Incontinence"

MNRS Seed Grant
Rebecca Lehto for her research titled "Telehealth Mindfulness Therapy: A Lung Cancer Pilot Study"

2013
MNRS New Investigator Seed Grant
Kyoung Suk Lee of the University of Wisconsin for her research titled "Symptom Recognition in Heart Failure""

MNRS Seed Grant
Amany Farag of The University of Iowa College of Nursing for her research titled "Organizational Trust and Nurse Report Medication Errors"

2012 
MNRS New Investigator Seed Grant
Mary Dawn Hennessy of University of Illinois at Chicago for her work titled "Psychological Stress and Hepcidin: Link to Birth Outcomes"
Nancy R. Downing of University of Iowa for her work titled "Body Mass and Amino Acids in Prodromal Huntington Disease"

MNRS Seed Grant
Carolyn J. Murrock and Christine A.H. Graor of the University of Akron for their work titled "The Effects of Dance on Depression in Older Adults"

2011
MNRS New Investigator Seed Grant
Pamela McCabe of Mayo Clinic for research titled "Delay in Evaluation and Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation"

MNRS Seed Grant
Carolyn Marie Garcia of University of Minnesota for research titled "How R U? Momentary Sampling via Texts with Latina Teens"

The Joanne Stevenson Seed Grant
Corjena Cheung of St. Catherine University for research titled, Feasibility of Using Yoga to Manage Osteoarthritis

2010
MNRS New Investigator Seed Grant
Jeremy Neal of The Ohio State University for his research titled "Inflammation in Pre- and Post-Active Labor Admission Groups"
Cathy Baker of Case Western Reserve University for her research titled "Culture and Smoking Cessation in African Americans"
Anne Ersig of University of Iowa for her research titled "Stressors and Anxiety Responses in Adolescents with Chronic Illness"

MNRS Investigator Seed Grant
Joanne Lester of The Ohio State University for her research titled "The Effects of Omega 3 on Atrophic Vaginitis"

2009
MNRS New Investigator Seed Grant
Yin Xi of the University of Cincinnati for research titled, "Diabetes Self Management: Perceptions of Chinese Americans"
Kamal Eldeirawi of the University of Illinois-Chicago for his research titled, "Antioxidant Levels of Moths and their Children"

MNRS Investigator Seed Grant
Huey-Ming Tzeng of the University of Michigan for research titled, "Patient Safety and Call Light Use and Responsiveness"

2008
MNRS New Investigator Seed Grant
Jodi C. McDaniel The Ohio State University Research Foundation for her research titled, “Testing of Fish Oil-Derivations in Would Healing”
Karen Monsen of the University of Minnesota for her research titled, “Discovering Effective Models for Home Visiting Practice”

MNRS Investigator Seed Grant
Shannon Zenk of the University of Illinois at Chicago for her research titled, “Environment and Weight-Related Behaviors in Urban Latinos”

2007
MNRS New Investigator Seed Grant
Devon Berry of the University of Cincinnati for his research titled, “Depression in College: How Does Religiosity Help?”
Jennifer Runquist of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for her research titled, “Fatigue and Depressive Patterns After Childbirth”

MNRS Investigator Seed Grant
Marjorie Heinzer of Case Western Reserve University for her research titled, “Dance Pad Exercise for a Healthy Weight In Childhood”

2006
MNRS New Investigator Seed Grant
Dr. Colleen Corte, of University of Illinois at Chicago, for her proposal titled, “Self-Concept Disturbances & Alcohol Use in Urban Youth”
Dr. Tracy Magee, of University of Illinois at Chicago, for her proposal titled, “Development of an Objective Measure of Infant Crying”

2005
MNRS New Investigator Seed Grant
Wendy Sue Looman of the University of Minnesota for her research titled "Hmong Translation of the Social Capital Scale for CSHCN"

2004
MNRS New Investigator Seed Grant
Lorna Finnegan of Saint Xavier University for her research titled "Physical Activity in Childhood Cancer"

2003
Olimpia Paun from Rush University for her research titled "Nursing Home Placements in Alzheimer's Disease"

 


MNRS/STTI Research Grant Recipients:

2015
Pamela Lynne Ostby of the University of Missouri for her research titled "The Effectiveness of an Interactive Theatre Intervention onImproving Adherence to Self-Management Regimens for Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema"

2014
Ashley Weber of The Ohio State University, College of Nursing, for her research titled "Oxytocin: Biomarker of Affiliation and Neurodevelopment in Premature Infants"

2013
Mary Dawn Hennessy for her research titled "Hepcidin, Iron Bioavailability, And Its Impact On Birth Outcomes"

2012
Melissa Lehan Mackin of the University of Iowa for her research titled "Parent Perceptions of Sexual Education Needs of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders"

Began in 2012


MNRS/ANF Research Grant Recipients:

2015
Gee Su Yang of the University of Maryland Baltimore for her research titled "Genetic Mechanisms of Aromatase Inhibitor‐Associated Arthralgia"

2014
Marjorie Webb of Regents of the University of Minnesota for her research titled "The Relationship of Resting Cardiopulmonary Function to Maximal and Submaximal Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Older patients with Heart Failure" and
Valerie McCarthy of the University of Louisville for her research titled "Facilitating Self-transcendence: A Transcendence-Based Intervention to Enhance Well-being in Late Life"

2013
Cyndi Roller for her research titled "Health Care Decision Making for Transgender Individuals"

2011
Denise M. Kresevic of Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center for her work titled "Analyzing Patterns of Infection and Indwelling Urinary Catheter Use in BPH Patients with Urinary Retention"

2008
Valmi D. Sousa, PhD, APRN, BC of University of Kansas Medical Center for his research titled, "“An Instrument to Measure Perception of Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes"

2007
Adrjoke B. Ayoola of Michigan State University her research titled “Timing of Pregnancy Recognition as a Predictor of Prenatal Care Initiation and Birth Outcomes”
Cynthia Schmidt of Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville for her research titled "Parental Involvement with Adolescents' Type 1 Diabetes Care Management: Perceptions of Parents"

2006
Peggy Kerr, of the University of Iowa for her research titled “Risk Factors Associated with Patient Outcomes of Older Adults”


MNRS Mentorship Grant Award Recipients:

This Grant has been Discontinued...

2013
Mentee: Carolyn J. Murrock, University of Akron College of Nursing
Mentor: Shirley Moore, Case Western Reserve University Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Mentee: Trina Aguirre, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing
Mentor: Robert Topp, Marquette University College of Nursing

2011
Mentee: Anne K. Jinbo, Kap'iolani Medical Center for Women and Children
Mentor: Donna Zimmaro Bliss, PhD, RN, FAAN, University of Minnesota
Mentee: Abir Behket, Marquette University
Mentor: Jaclene Zauszniewski, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN, Case Western Reserve University
Mentee: Niki Gjere, MA, MS, RN, PMHCNS-BC, University of Minnesota
Mentor: Dr. Mary Johnson, PhD, RN, PMH-CNS, Rush University
Mentee: Sandi Tenfelde, PhD, APN, RN, Loyola University
Mentor: Janis Miriam Miller, PhD, RNC, NP-BC, University of Michigan

2008
Mentee: Carolyn M. Garcia, PhD, MPH, MS, University of Minnesota School of Nursing
Mentor: Lynn Rew, EdD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN, University of Texas at Austin
Mentee: Victoria von Sadovszky, PhD, RN, Ohio State University
Mentor: Victoria Champion, DNS, RN, FAAN, Indiana University