Meagan Whisenant, PhD, RN, is applying her two decades of symptom science experience to two new grant-funded research projects. One aims to support patients experiencing brain tumors and their caregivers, and the other focuses on chemoprevention of breast cancer.
Assistant Professor Deniz Dishman, PhD, DNAP, CRNA, will use a new grant from the PARTNERS organization to learn more about how the brain perceives shoulder pain, which frequently affects stroke survivors.
Between them, Department of Research faculty members Seema Aggarwal, PhD, RN, AGNP-C, and Carina Katigbak, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAH, are leading three new research projects in Cizik School of Nursing’s Smart Apartment.
Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston Assistant Professor Riza V. Mauricio, PhD, APRN, CPNP-PC/AC, FCCM, received a new grant for a program to reach Filipino American nurses with peer-to-peer support led by trained facilitators.
A pilot study by Deidra Carroll Coleman, DrPH, a postdoctoral research fellow at Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston, is geared toward young people ages 14-18 and their parents from Black, Asian, and Hispanic families.
A second round of seed grant funding will soon be awarded for collaborative interprofessional projects researching aging-in-place technologies in the Smart Apartment at Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston.
Cizik School of Nursing Assistant Professor Emily Barr, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, CNM, will use a seed grant from the Texas Development Center for AIDS Research to study whether and how telehealth can support young adults living with HIV as they transition from pediatric to adult care.
Assistant Professor Doncy Eapen, PhD, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, is principal investigator on a pilot study titled “Positive Parenting: Empowering Young Mothers Experiencing Homelessness with a History of Interpersonal Violence to Improve Parenting Strategies.”