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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

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

Chair-Elect

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

Past Chair

Kimberly Hartson, PhD,  RN  
Assistant Professor, University of Louisville
kcrapp01@louisville.edu

Grants Representative

Janna Stephens, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University
stephens.653@osu.edu

Grants Representative

Lynn D. Mohr, PhD, APRN, PCNS-BC, CPN, FCNS
Associate Professor, Rush University

lynn_mohr@rush.edu

2022 RIIG Call for Symposia 

The Adolescent Health RIIG is proud to announce the following Calls for Abstracts for the 2022 Annual Research Conference in Schaumburg, IL, March 30 – April 2, 2022: 

Guaranteed Symposia 

Adolescent Health RIIG: Mental Health Issues in Adolescence and Young Adulthood  

Please be sure to visit the RIIG Groupsite discussion board to ask questions or seek guidance from the RIIG Chair/RIIG Symposia Committee. 

All abstracts should be submitted directly to the email listed in the Call for Abstracts linked above. 

Opens: June 28, 2021
Closes: July 23, 2021

 

2020-2021 RIIG Awards

 


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