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Adolescent Health

Purpose

The purpose of the Adolescent Health RIG is to encourage networking, mentoring, and collaboration among researchers who target adolescents. Those who are actively conducting research or who are interested in research involving adolescents are welcome. Through our RIG, members can engage with other researchers in the field, receive consultation from senior researchers, find a mentor, or become a mentor to others.

Who Should Join?

Anyone with an interest in adolescent health scholarship or desires to engage in clinical discussions of the health care challenges impacting this vulnerable population.

RIG Communication

Listerv address: adolescenthealth@lists.mnrs.org
LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/6538933

Meet the RIG Leadership for 2019 – 2020

Chair

Maha Albdour, PhD, RN, APHN-BC
Assistant Professor, Wayne State University School of Nursing
eg1130@wayne.edu

Chair-Elect

Halima Al-Khattab, PhD,  RN  
Postdoctoral Fellow, Case Western Reserve University
halima.alkhattab@gmail.com

Past Chair

Luz Huntington-Moskos, PhD, RN, CPN
Assistant Professor, University of Louisville
luz.huntingtonmoskos@louisville.edu

Grants Representative

Lynn Mohr, PhD, APRN, PCNS-BC
Associate Professor, Rush University Medical Center
Lynn_Mohr@rush.edu

Grants Representative

Laureen Smith, PhD, RN
Associate Professor, The Ohio State University
smith.5764@osu.edu

Grants Representative

Traci Snedden, PhD, RN, CPNP
Assistant Professor, University of Wisonsin – Madison
tsnedden@wisc.edu

2019-2020 RIG Awards

The Adolescent Health RIG is proud to announce the following award opportunities to the RIG membership:

Please be sure to visit the RIG Award submission site to nominate a fellow Adolescent Health RIG member today.

Opens:  October 1, 2019
Closes:  December 3, 2019

If the above link does not load quickly, you can access the RIG Award Nomination site by accessing the main MNRS conference submission site: mnrs.societyconference.com.

  • Login using your email address and personal password.
  • Click on the Submissions box.
  • Access My Dashboard
  • Submit RIG Award

If you continue to have issues, please be sure to call the Executive Office at 615-432-0098 or email info@mnrs.org

2018-2019 RIG Awards

Adolescent Health:
New Investigator Award
Maha Albdour, PhD, RN
Wayne State University

2019 – 2020 Goals

1. Organize and submit a Competitive Symposium.
2. Implement regular RIG communication. We will strive to maintain a regular presence on the LinkedIn site for our RIG and at least a quarterly email on listserv.

Overall/Long Term Goals

  1. To recognize the scientific contribution of members to adolescent health research
  2. To build and support collaborative research partnerships among MNRS members
  3. To disseminate information specific to researchers working with adolescents and young adults
  4. To promote mentorship and networking among members

Recent Activities/Highlights

The Adolescent Health RIG plans to submit for a competitive symposium for the 2018 MRNS conference. Be sure to join the Adolescent Health RIG to receive announcements about this opportunity as well as other important RIG news throughout the calendar year.

RIG Minutes/Meeting Summary

If you are interested in learning more about the Adolescent Health RIG, please explore the minutes from the past meetings:
Adolescent Health RIG Annual Report from the 2019 Annual Research Conference
Adolescent Health RIG Annual Report from the 2018 Annual Research Conference

Adolescent Health RIG Annual Report from the 2017 Annual Research Conference
Adolescent Health RIG Annual Report from the 2016 Annual Research Conference