Welcome to the OHSU
National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing
In order to meet the complex health care needs of a growing older adult population in Oregon and across the Pacific Northwest, we at the OHSU School of Nursing National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence have over a decade of accomplishments toward meeting the national goals put forth by the Hartford Foundation.
NHCGNE Awards Two OHSU
Patricia G. Archbold Scholars
The National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE) has announced $1,332,000 in awards to the latest cohort of Claire M. Fagin Fellows and Patricia G. Archbold Scholars studying gerontological nursing in academic settings across the U.S. Among them are Archbold Scholars, OHSU School of Nursing students, Julie Bidwell and Quin Denfeld.
Please join us in congratulating them on this high honor.
Ms. Bidwell is committed to generating knowledge to improve the lives of older adults with heart failure and their family caregivers. Her dissertation research will focus on longitudinal outcomes for patient-caregiver dyads during mechanical circulatory support therapy for advanced heart failure.
Ms. Denfeld will research the relationship between frailty, physical and psychological symptoms, and traditional objective markers of cardiac function among older adults with heart failure and how this presentation influences health-related quality of life.
WIN Award Winners
In 2001, Western Institute of Nursing (WIN) established the Regional Geriatric Nursing Research Award in partnership with the John A. Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing. The overall goal of the award is to foster and showcase geriatric nursing research. Dr. Corey Nagel has been selected to receive the 2013 Regional Geriatric Nursing Research Award as a new researcher.
In 2011, the John A. Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence at OHSU School of Nursing established a Regional Geriatric Nursing Education Award within WIN. Please congratulate Dr. Glenise McKenzie who has been selected to receive the 2013 John A. Hartford Foundation – Western Institute of Nursing Regional Geriatric Nursing Education Award.