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Adolescent Health

Purpose

The purpose of the Adolescent Health RIIG 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 RIIG, 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.

RIIG Communication

Groupsite Community Networking Platform: https://mnrs.groupsite.com/

Meet the RIIG Leadership

Chair

Barbara J. McMorris, PhD
Associate Professor, University of Minnesota
mcmo0023@umn.edu

Chair-Elect

Celeste Phillips, PhD, RN
Associate Professor, Indiana University
cephilli@iu.edu

Past Chair

Dianne Morrison-Beedy, PhD,  RN, FNAP, FAANP, FAAN  
Professor, The Ohio State University
morrison-beedy.1@osu.edu

Grants Representative

Kimberly Rapp Hartson, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor, University of Louisville 
kimberly.rapp@louisville.edu

2021-2022 RIIG Award Winners

 

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

Nominations are now closed and award recipients will be announced at the 2022 Annual Research Conference outside the Chicago area in Schaumburg, IL. If you have questions regarding the RIIG Awards, please be sure to email the RIIG Chair or contact the Executive Office at 615-432-0098 or info@mnrs.org


Annual Goals

  1. Organize and submit a Guaranteed Symposium.
  2. Regular RIG Communication via Groupsite: Quarterly membership spotlights
  3. 2022 RIG Awards
  4. Move from LinkedIn and the Listserv to using Groupsite for communication - to encourage collaborating, networking, and mentorship .

Overall/Long Term Goals

  1. To grow our member list each year
  2. To recognize the scientific contribution of members to adolescent health research and implementation scholarship
  3. To build and support collaborative research and scholarship partnerships among MNRS members
  4. To disseminate information specific to scholars working with adolescents and young adults.
  5. To promote mentorship and networking among members.

RIIG Minutes/Meeting Summary

If you are interested in learning more about the Adolescent Health RIIG, please explore the minutes from the past meetings:
Adolescent Health RIIG Annual Report from the 2021 Annual Research Conference
Adolescent Health RIIG Annual Report from the 2020 Annual Research Conference
Adolescent Health RIIG Annual Report from the 2019 Annual Research Conference
Adolescent Health RIIG Annual Report from the 2018 Annual Research Conference

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