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A research team from Kent State University's School of Information working in partnership with Kent State’s College of Nursing received a National Leadership Planning Grant for Libraries from the Institute of Museums and Library Services (IMLS) for $99,982. The funds will support the first stages of what investigators have named Project SHIELD (Supporting Healthy Infant Early Learning and Development).

Photo of the cover of the Fall 2021 Center for Nursing Research Newsletter

Center for Nursing Research Newsletter

Stay up-to-date with the latest in faculty and student research at Kent State University College of Nursing.

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Monday, March 14, 2022 - 4:47pm
The newly formed “Research and Innovation Advisory Board” within the College of Nursing is helping to connect donor-provided funds with faculty and students who are participating in nursing research. The board, consisting of tenured faculty, non-tenured faculty, grant administrat...
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 3:37pm
Bridging the field of early childhood literacy with child health and development, faculty member Elaine Thomas, MSN, RN, CNE, Senior Lecturer, is serving as co-investigator on a recently funded grant award to the Kent State University School of Information in partnership with the...
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 9:46am
Commonly used by nurses to infuse patient medications and fluids, intravenous (IV) insertion, or cannulation, is a vital but difficult skill for nursing students to master. As Co-Principal Investigator for the study, “Bimodal Haptic-Mixed Reality (HMR) Needle Insertion Simulation...
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 8:58am
Kent State University College of Nursing recently announced the appointment of Jo Dowell, Ph.D., APRN, CNP, PNP, FNP-BC, CFNE, assistant professor, along with Dana Hansen, Ph.D., APRN, ACHPN, associate professor, as co-directors of the Ph.D. program. The newly developed state-of-...
Monday, December 6, 2021 - 4:39pm
Peg’s Foundation recently recognized Kent State University College of Nursing as the recipient of the 2021 Morgan Impact Award for Excellence in Education for its work in leading change in mental health care service delivery. James K.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:23pm
With the start of the Fall semester, three new full-time faculty members are contributing their knowledge and expertise to College of Nursing research endeavors. Dr. Versie Johnson-Mallard, Ph.D., RN, APRN, FAANP, FAAN, joins the College of Nursing as Dean, Professor, and Henders...
Friday, June 11, 2021 - 2:34pm
Although widely acknowledged that greater diversity among nurses reduces health disparities and improves quality of care, the U.S. nursing workforce does not mirror the nation’s increasingly diverse population. According to the most recent Ohio Workforce Data Summary Report from...
Monday, November 30, 2020 - 4:20pm
Both the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in nursing, established in the 1960s, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), initiated in the early 2000s, provide doctoral degree programs allowing graduates to address the needs of patients and improve the constantly changing healthcare...
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 9:54am
Faculty researchers from Kent State University’s College of Nursing were recently funded by the prestigious Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation with a yearlong President’s Grant award totaling $35,000. The goal of their study is to help ensure the...

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