Dr. Dena Hassouneh was one of a number of OHSU community members to be honored at the first OHSU Diversity and Inclusion Awards ceremony that was recently held at the Portland Art Museum. The event celebrated exemplary work of OHSU faculty, students, and staff in advancing diversity, inclusion, and equality. Dr. Hassouneh received an award for outstanding research in addressing inequalities in nursing education, and in understanding and improving mental health disparities in women. Her … Read More
Posts Tagged ‘nursing’
The Oncology Nursing Society Foundation is calling on beginning nurse researches to apply for the Reseach Career Development Award, which will provide $20,000 to support research training and mentorship. Applications are due July 9, 2012. Checkout out other opportunites in this week’s Funding Alerts.
Join the Portland VA Medical Center (PVAMC) and OHSU School of Nursing for a seminar on Managing Behavioral Symptoms in Dementia: Non-Pharmacological and Pharmacological Interventions on Thursday, November 10 from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. in the School of Nursing Founders Auditorium Room 114. Sarah Goodlin, M.D., physician at the PVAMC; Terri Harvath, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.S., professor at OHSU’s School of Nursing; Jennifer Lawrence, M.S.W., M.A., research associate at OHSU; and David Mansoor, M.D., assistant professor … Read More
Next Thursday and Friday, May 12-13, 2011, is your once-a-year opportunity to check out student research from across OHSU’s schools and disciplines. The 28th Annual Student Research Forum will include oral and poster presentations from students in nursing, dentistry, medicine, and pharmacy—making it a rare opportunity for students, faculty, and staff (as well as members of the local community) to learn about the wide array of researching happening here at OHSU. In addition to the … Read More
All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the School of Nursing 100th birthday celebration, April 28 and 29. On April 28, the School of Nursing will be hosting Barbara Smith Conrad, an internationally acclaimed opera singer who was featured in a PBS special about overcoming adversity. On April 29, festivities run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Be sure to check out the Research Poster Presentations & Tea at 2 p.m. for a … Read More
If you’re a researcher in nursing, the library seeks your feedback on database trials to support a request for funding for an evidence-based point-of-care tool for nursing. Through Friday, April 15, the library has trial access to Lippincott’s Nursing Advisor. Access the trial, and then submit your feedback to help guide the library’s purchasing decisions. For more information about the vendor, visit the library’s webpage.
If you miss Howard Fields, MD, PhD, give his Brain Awareness Lecture on “Pain and the Brain” at the Newmark Theater, be sure to catch him for free on Tuesday, February 22 as part of the inaugural OHSU Pain Awareness and Investigation Network event. The event, which will take place from 12:15 to 5 p.m. in the School of Nursing Founders Auditorium, will also include a presentation by Melanie Thernstrom (author of The Pain Chronicles) … Read More
On Friday, October 8, Mary Kerr, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., deputy director of the National Institute for Nursing Research (NINR) will be speaking at the OHSU School of Nursing. Dr. Kerr’s lecture, “The Development of Nursing Research: Highlights and Projections from the Quarter Century Mark,” will take place in the Founder’s Auditorium, Room 144, at 9 a.m. In addition to her role as deputy director at NINR, Dr. Kerr is executive secretary of the National Advisory … Read More
Alex’s Lemonade Stand is a national foundation for childhood cancer that started in the front yard of a young cancer patient. This year, the Foundation is offering funding to nurse researchers who are working to improve nursing care for children with cancer. The following opportunities are available: Mentored Nurse Researcher Grant – For developing nurse researchers and their mentors to accomplish small research projects with goals that relate to improving nursing care, or quality of … Read More