The 2021 CANS Advanced Methods Conference included strong representation from the UNC School of Nursing. This year’s conference “Inclusion by Design: Methods and Approaches Advancing Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity, and Accessibility in Nursing Research” was held virtually on October 6th, focusing on “methods, designs, and frameworks and their applications in nursing science to incorporate diversity, health equity, inclusivity, and accessibility in all aspects of the research process as we strive towards healthy lives for all people.”
- Dr. Hudson Santos served as Co-Chair of the Conference and moderator for the interactive panel “The Measurement & Implications of Structural Racism, Discrimination & Stigma”.
- Dr. Leslie Davis presented a poster titled “Usability Study: Educational Website Designed to Improve Symptom Recognition and Actions Taken in Women with History of a Heart Attack”.
- Dr. Jessica Williams presented a poster titled “Using Latent Profile Analysis to Advance Understanding of Resiliency to Opioid Misuse among Individuals with a History of Interpersonal Trauma”.
- Dr. Eric Hodges presented a poster titled “Childhood obesity within the lens of structural racism”.
- Postdoctoral scholar Dr. Rebecca Salomon had her poster presentation, “Antiracist Symptom Science: A Call to Action and Path Forward,” selected as Abstract of Distinction.
The conference program is available here.