2018 STTI-Alpha Alpha Chapter Research Grant Awards

The STTI Alpha Alpha Chapter recently completed the 2018 Research Awards review process. Congratulations to this year’s recipients!

The chapter welcomes more nurses, students, and faculty to join the chapter, as well as more research award applications in the years to come.

Faculty and Post-doctoral Fellow Research Grant

Jia-rong Wu
Evaluation of the Family-focused Literacy-sensitive (FamLit) intervention notebook to improve medication adherence in patients with heart failure

Lisa Woodley
The Lived Experiences of Hispanic / Latino Nursing Students

Graduate Student Research Grant

Ashley Vaughan (PhD student)
To explore how the social and cultural context of the family influences the family response to the challenges associated with having a child with DS: A Mixed Method approach

Mentor: Marcia Van Riper

Karen Sheffield (PhD student)
Examination of African American Women’s experiences of stress and psychological distress during pregnancy

Mentor: Cheryl Woods Giscombe

Lakasha Carter (DNP)—quality improvement

Improving exclusive breastfeeding rates in Hispanic Women: Piloting H.U.G your baby and peer counselor

Mentor: Julee Waldrop

Undergraduate Research Grant

Sara Floyd

Exploring the Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs of Women with Intellectual Disability: Implications for Healthcare Professionals and Sex Education

Mentor: Cecelia Roscigno