Dana Hansen Receives Dr. Richard A. Zeller Nursing Research Award | Kent State University

Dana Hansen Receives Dr. Richard A. Zeller Nursing Research Award

Dana Hansen, RN, MSN, Ph.D., has received the Dr. Richard A. Zeller Nursing Research Award from the College of Nursing for her study titled “The Caregivers’ Experience with an Illness Blog: A Pilot Study.” The purpose of the study is to learn about how caregivers interact with the blogs produced by their seriously ill family members.

The Dr. Richard A. Zeller Nursing Research Award is granted on a yearly basis to support the research of either a doctoral student working on their dissertation or a junior faculty member working on research in the college. Dr. Richard Zeller was a professor of statistics in the College of Nursing. The research award was created in Zeller’s honor by his family after his passing in 2009.