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Gerontological Nursing Science

Purpose

The Gerontological Nursing Science RIG is dedicated to the advancement of Gerontological nursing science and care of older adults through research. Members include researchers, clinicians, educators, and students with diverse backgrounds in aging-related care and practice issues.

  • Serve to connect MNRS members with an interest in Gerontological nursing throughout the year
  • Recognize member’s contributions to Gerontological nursing science through awards and dissemination of research highlights
  • Increase student involvement in the section through leadership and taskforce involvement
  • Provide an opportunity for section members to become involved with, contribute to and provide leadership within MNRS

Who Should Join?

Membership in this RIG is open to all MNRS members who are interested in advancing the science of Gerontology through research, collaborative work to address issues of aging and promoting outcomes that result from the research being conducted.

RIG Communication

Listserv address:gerontologicalnursingscience@lists.mnrs.org
LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/6538966

 

Meet the RIG Leadership for 2020 – 2021

Chair 

Mary Whipple, PhD, RN
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus 
mary.whipple@cuanschutz.edu

Chair-Elect

Lisa Bailey, BSN, RN
PhD Candidate, The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center 
Lisa-Bailey@ouhsc.edu

Past Chair

Kimberly Oosterhouse, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor, Loyola University Chicago
koosterhouse2@luc.edu

Grants Representative

Debra Jansen, PhD, RN
Associate Dean and Professor, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
jansenda@uwec.edu

2019-2020 RIG Awards

Gerontological Nursing Science:
New Investigator Award
Chooza Moon, PhD, RN
University of Iowa

Gerontological Nursing Science:
PhD Dissertation Award
Mary O. Whipple, PhD, RN
University of Colorado

Overall/Long Term Goals

  • 2020-2021: Submit at least one competitive symposium. Prepare for future symposia development. Determine readiness to submit a pre-conference workshop.
  • 2021-2022: Submit at least one competitive symposium.
  • 2022-2023: Submit a guaranteed symposium.

RIG Minutes/Meeting Summary

If you are interested in learning more about the Gerontological Nursing Science RIG, please explore the minutes from the past meetings:

Gerontological Nursing Science RIG Annual Report from the 2020 Annual Research Conference
Gerontological Nursing Science RIG Annual Report from the 2019 Annual Research Conference

Gerontological Nursing Science RIG minutes from the 2018 Annual Research Conference

Gerontological Nursing Science RIG minutes from the 2017 Annual Research Conference
Gerontological Nursing Science RIG minutes from the 2016 Annual Research Conference