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Physiology, Behavior, Genomics & Society

Purpose

The mission of the Physiology, Behavior, Genomics & Society (PBG&S) Research Interest Group is to promote, disseminate, and translate nursing research with an emphasis on physiological phenomena, experimental genomics, behavior, nursing care associated with emerging technologies, and their impact on society.

Who Should Join?

Investigators who share an interest in research related to physiology and genomics (including epigenetics/epigenomics), including the relationship of such phenomena on behavior and society; as well as the impact of new technologies on nursing practice and society.

RIG Communication

Listserv address: physiologybehaviorgenomicsandsociety@lists.mnrs.org
LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/6539618

Meet the RIG Leadership for 2019 – 2020

Chair

Alyson Hanish, PhD, MSN, RN
Nurse specialist/Instructor, University of Nebraska Medical Center
alyson.hanish@unmc.edu

Chair-Elect

Shanon Dunovan, BSN, RN
Research Assistant, University of Nebraska Medical Center
shanon.dunovan@unmc.edu

Chair

Karen Kotz, PhD, RN
Postdoctoral Fellow, Loyola University Chicago
KarenJKotz@gmail.com

 Grants Representative

Rika Tanda, PhD, MSN, BSN, BS
Assistant Professor, Ohio University
tandar@ohio.edu

2018-2019 RIG Awards

Physiology, Behavior, Genomics & Society RIG has not issued any calls for RIG Awards in 2018-2019.
Please contact the RIG Chair with questions.


Overall/Long Term Goals

  • Provide a lively and interactive forum to facilitate networking with members who have similar research interests
  • Recognize the contributions of researchers who advance the physiological, behavioral, genomic, and societal scientific knowledge
  • Advance high quality nursing research in physiological phenomena, experimental genomics, behavior, and nursing care associated with emerging technologies, and
  • Disseminate findings related to the societal impact of new technologies
  • Increase membership
  • Provide opportunities for mentorship
  • Encourage the use of Co-Chairs to decrease burden on one person
  • Use additional person to upload research articles of interest to RIG


Recent Activities/Highlights

  • Distinguished Scholar Award – Linda Witek Janusek, PhD, RN, FAAN, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Loyola University Chicago, received the 2016 Distinguished Scholar Award
  • Outstanding Dissertation Award – Alyson E. Hanish PhD, MSN, RN, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, received the 2016 Outstanding Dissertation Award


RIG Minutes/Meeting Summary

If you are interested in learning more about the Physiology, Behavior, Genomics & Society RIG, please explore the minutes from the past meetings:

Physiology, Behavior, Genomics & Society RIG Annual Report from the 2019 Annual Research Conference
Physiology, Behavior, Genomics & Society RIG minutes from the 2018 Annual Research Conference

Physiology, Behavior, Genomics & Society RIG minutes from the 2017 Annual Research Conference
Physiology, Behavior, Genomics & Society RIG minutes from the 2015 Annual Research Conference