College of Nursing researchers and educators continue to garner national recognition.
Linda Baas, PhD, professor and director
of Acute Care, has won the Excellence in Education Award of the
American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACCN), plus a $1,000
"She gives tirelessly and wants the best
possible experience for all her students," one of her sponsors wrote.
"As a clinical nurse specialist, she worked tirelessly to make sure
that patients received the appropriate teaching they needed prior to
discharge, and that staff nurses had adequate orientation and ongoing
education to excel at their jobs. As an educator, she takes no short
Dr. Baas will receive her award during
the AACCN's National Teaching Institute and Critical Care Exposition,
May 7Ð12 in New Orleans.
Bonnie Brehm, PhD, and colleagues have
had an article on the effects of diet-induced weight loss accepted for
publication in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.
An invited article by John Schafer, PhD,
"Violence or Nonviolence: Which Do We Choose?" has been published in
the 20th anniversary issue of the Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
Adrianne Lane, EdD, and Madeleine Martin,
EdD, continue to generate scholarship in their work to support the
health of rural women. They recently published an article in Oncology
Nursing Forum using a theoretical model to explore breast health.
Seong Yi Baik has published her
dissertation findings in the Annals of Family Medicine in a paper
titled "The Recognition of Depression: The Primary Care Clinician's
Jan Dyehouse, PhD, Susan Elek, PhD, and
Leslie Cooper, in collaboration Cheryl Chedester, principal of New
Haven Elementary School in Northern Kentucky, have received a grant for
$1,500 from Northern Kentucky Mental Health Association to implement
the Life Skills Training Program with fifth grade students.
Kyra Whitmer, PhD, will present an
abstract of her work on the Symptom Management Clinic (SMC) at the
Oncology Nursing Society Congress, April 28ÐMay 1in Orlando. The SMC is
a collaborative practice of doctors, clinical pharmacists and nurses
who will be assisting Barrett Cancer Center patients with the
management of their symptoms.