Cheryl B. Jones Awarded Grant to Study Educational Transitions in Nursing

Dr. Cheryl Jones, PhD, RN, FAAN has received a grant from the National Council of State Boards of Nursing to study educational transitions in nurses’ careers.

Jones, who is an associate professor and Chair of the Health Care Environments Division at the UNC School of Nursing, will use the funds to data gathered by the North Carolina Board of Nursing on nursing licensure. The study will shed light on how the nature and timing of educational transitions shape nurses’ career paths.

Study co-investigators include research associate professor John Carlson, MS, from UNC SON and Dr. Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP, from the UNC School of Medicine.