THE FUTURE OF NURSING RESEARCH DEPENDS ON THOSE DEDICATED TO LEADING AND INVESTING IN ITS SUCCESS. 

The MNRS Foundation Board of Trustees works diligently to support MNRS members and ensure nursing research has funding available to support developing nursing scientists. Their passionate pursuit of funding and their innovative approach when developing initiatives to raise funds is evident.  Because of their dedication, MNRS is able to offer grants and help further the research of our members. 

Mary Anthony, PhD, RN

Mary Anthony, PhD, RN

President | Term: 2021-2023

Professor and Associate Dean for Research
Kent State University

Helen Lach, PhD, RN, CNL, FGSA, FAAN

Helen Lach, PhD, RN, CNL, FGSA, FAAN

President-Elect | Term: 2022-2024

Associate Dean for Research and PhD Program Director, Interim
Saint Louis University

Marilyn Frenn, ANEF, CNE, FAAN, FTOS, PhD, RN

Marilyn Frenn, ANEF, CNE, FAAN, FTOS, PhD, RN

Treasurer | Term: 2022-2024

Professor and Acting Associate Dean For Research
Marquette University

Diane Von Ah, PhD, RN, FAAN

Diane Von Ah, PhD, RN, FAAN

Trustee & MNRS Board Liason| Term: 2021-2023

Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Operations
Indiana University

AkkeNeel Talsma, PhD, RN, RN, FAAN

AkkeNeel Talsma, PhD, RN, RN, FAAN

Trustee | Term: 2022-2024

Associate Professor
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Keela Herr, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN

Keela Herr, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN

Trustee | Term: 2021-2023

Kelting Professor in Nursing, Associate Dean for Faculty
University of Iowa

Masako Mayahara, PhD, RN, CHPN, FPCN

Masako Mayahara, PhD, RN, CHPN, FPCN

Trustee | Term: 2022-2024

Associate Professor
Rush University

Marcia Shade, PhD, MSN, BS, RN

Marcia Shade, PhD, MSN, BS, RN

Trustee | Term: 2021-2023

Assistant Professor
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Said Abusalem, PhD, RN

Said Abusalem, PhD, RN

Trustee | Term: 2022-2024

Director of MEPN Program and Associate Professor
University of Louisville

Lauren Pageau, BSN, RN

Lauren Pageau, BSN, RN

Trustee/Student Representative | Term: 2022-2024

PhD Candidate
Michigan State University College of Nursing