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Grants in Action

MNRS is grateful to all the donors who give generously to support nursing science and the grant opportunities offered by MNRS.  It is through your support that nursing researchers are able to complete and share their vital work.  Please view the videos to see the MNRS grants in action.

Self-Concept Disturbances & Alcohol Use in Urban Youth Dance Pad Exercise for a Healthy Weight in Childhood
Colleen Corte, PhD, RN of University of Illinois at Chicago, for her proposal titled, “Self-Concept Disturbances & Alcohol Use in Urban Youth” – 2006 New Investigator Seed Grant Follow up: 2007 MNRS Investigator Seed Grant:

Marjorie Heinzer of Case Western Reserve University for her research titled, “Dance Pad Exercise for a Healthy Weight In Childhood”

Gestational Diabetes, Depression and the Impact on Maternal Child Outcomes
Patient Safety and Call Light Use and Responsiveness
Mary Byrn of Loyola University, is the recipient of the 2009 MNRS Dissertation Research Grant for her research titled, “Gestational Diabetes, Depression and the Impact on Maternal Child Outcomes” Huey-Ming Tzeng of the University of Michigan is the recipient of the MNRS New Investigator Seed Grant for research titled, “Patient Safety and Call Light Use and Responsiveness”
Self-Concept Disturbances & Alcohol Use in Urban Youth
Mindfulness Training for Low Socioeconomic Workers

Dr. Colleen Corte, of University of Illinois at Chicago, is the recipient of the 2006 MNRS New Investigator Seed Grant for her proposal titled, “Self-Concept Disturbances & Alcohol Use in Urban Youth.”
Rebecca West of University of Wisconsin-Madison is the recipient of the 2010 MNRS Dissertation Research Grant for her research titled “Mindfulness Training for Low Socioeconomic Workers”
Fatigue in Low Income Women
Nursing Home Placements in Alzheimer’s Disease
Jennifer Doering, PhD, RN for her research study on “Fatigue in Low Income Women” – New Investigator Seed Grant OlimpiaPaun, PhD, PMHCNS-BC of Rush University, for her research titled “Nursing Home Placements in Alzheimer’s Disease” – 2003 Seed Grant
Physical Activity in Childhood Cancer
Gestational Diabetes, Depression and the Impact on Maternal Child Outcomes
Lorna Finnegan, PhD, APN, CNP of Saint Xavier University, for her research titled “Physical Activity in Childhood Cancer” – 2004 New Investigator Seed Grant Mary Byrn a Doctoral Student at Loyola University, for her research titled, “Gestational Diabetes, Depression and the Impact on Maternal Child Outcomes” – 2009 Dissertation Grant
MNRS Editor’s Special Session 2016