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Cizik School of Nursing Research News

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 with low or limited English proficiency.

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.

NINR director emphasizes nurse researchers’ unique perspective during Cizik lecture

National Institute of Nursing Research Director Shannon N. Zenk, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, delivered the keynote address at the 2023 Jane and Robert Cizik Lecture and Reception.