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Cizik School of Nursing Research News

Top 20 in NIH Funding

The nursing school’s ranking rose 20 positions year over year, making it the top nursing school in Texas for NIH-funded research.

Students shine at Scholar’s Day

Students practice their presentation skills during the 2023 Scholar’s Day at Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston.

Three new NIH grants

Diane Santa Maria, DrPH, MSN, RN, FAAN; Janet Van Cleave PhD, RN, FAAN; and Daphne Hernandez, PhD, MSEd, FAAHB, receive NIH funding totaling more than $8.5 million.

New studies target diabetic foot care, elder mistreatment of stroke survivors

Assistant Professor Joyce Ju, DNP, FNP-BC, CNE, and Associate Professor Carina Katigbak, PhD, ANP-BC, receive new grants.

Hunger in Hispanic households

Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston Associate Professor Daphne Hernandez has received an NIH grant to develop a new measurement tool to identify the risk of food insecurity among Spanish-speaking immigrant parents.

Mathew Joseph tests intervention for South Asian Indian women

Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences funds pilot project by Nitha Mathew Joseph, PhD, RN, CNE, testing a “buddy system” intervention aimed at developing healthy exercise habits.

Barr builds on HIV/telehealth research with second Texas D-CFAR grant

Assistant Professor Emily Barr will assess acceptability and effectiveness of using home STI tests to help mitigate telehealth barriers for young adult living with HIV.

Scientific editor makes words work for nursing faculty

Markeda Wade proudly calls herself a “word nerd,” and faculty at Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston benefit daily from her love of language.

Cizik Lecture

National Institute of Nursing Research Director Shannon N. Zenk, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, delivered the keynote address.