Congratulations to Hillman Scholar Anna Matthews, who has been awarded the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship for her project “Migraine, Depressive Symptoms, and Maternal Quality of Life in the Postpartum Period: The Role of Comorbidity, Disengagement, and Social and Economic Disadvantage”. The funding has been granted by the NIH National Institute of Nursing Research.
The award will support Matthews’ in her continued training and fund her research into the relationship between migraines and post-partem depression. Her work will also look at the impacts of different social and economic factors with the goal of improving interventions for individuals with a history of migraines during the postpartum period.
Matthews will complete the project with the help of her committee:
Anna Matthews | UNC School of Nursing
Shawn Kneipp | UNC School of Nursing
Jessica Williams | UNC School of Nursing
Linda Beeber | UNC School of Nursing
Baiming Zou | UNC School of Nursing and Biostatistics
Kristin Tully | UNC Maternal & Infant Health
Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda | Duke University, School of Nursing
This funding will support Matthews and her important work through August 2023.
Great job, Anna!
National Institute of Nursing Research of the National Institutes of Health Award Number 1F31NR019712-01A1, Matthews (PI) 9/1/21-8/31/23, Funding: $83,673, “Migraine, Depressive Symptoms, and Maternal Quality of Life in the Postpartum Period: The Role of Comorbidity, Disengagement, and Social and Economic Disadvantage.”