Newsmakers in Research
Kobeissi, Ruppert set out considerations for telehealth triage
Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston Assistant Professor Mitzy Kobeissi, DNP, FNP-C, wants to develop a triage algorithm to help health care providers determine whether virtual visits are appropriate for specific patients. A recently published paper she co-authored with Associate Dean for Graduate Studies Susan Ruppert, PhD, FNP-C, ANP-BC, FAAN, lists considerations and best practices to help avoid underestimating the severity of illness in remote patients.
Jonas Scholars study mental health of nurses and patients
PhD student and clinical instructor Christian Paige Owen, MSN, RN, CEN, and Doctor of Nursing Practice student Miguel De La Mora, BSN, RN, are among 75 recipients nationwide of prestigious Jonas Philanthropies grants, and both will use their awards to study aspects of mental health.
Djukic receives grant, award for nursing research
This spring, Associate Professor Maja Djukic, PhD, RN, FAAN, has received a grant from the National Council of State Boards of Nursing to study the transition to nursing for new graduates during the pandemic and a Quality and Safety Education for Nurses Research Award.
Crane, Dishman among recipients of TNA’s “20 for 2020 Awards”
Stacey Crane, PhD, RN, CPON, and Deniz Dishman, PhD, DNAP, MSN, CRNA, are among an elite group of nurses across the Lone Star State who were honored this week with “20 for 2020 Awards” from the Texas Nurses Foundation and the Texas Nurses Association.
UTHealth School of Dentistry, Cizik School of Nursing host joint workshop
Research collaborations between UTHealth School of Dentistry and Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth hold great potential for fostering health care improvements, and faculty from both schools explored such opportunities in April at their first-ever joint workshop. The workshop featured 22 presentations and several breakout sessions.