Newsmakers in Research
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.
NIH grant funds Crane’s ongoing pediatric cancer symptom research
A new grant from the National Institute for Nursing Research will help Cizik School of Nursing Assistant Professor Stacey Crane, PhD, RN, develop SPOTS, a web-based interface designed to make it easier for kids with cancer and their parents to report symptoms.
Ju pilots telehealth program for diabetic foot care
Reducing infections and invasive procedures, including amputations, is the goal of Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Assistant Professor Dr. Hsiao-Hui “Joyce” Ju’s pilot study using telehealth to teach patients with diabetes about daily foot care. The project is funded by a grant from the Endocrine Nurses Society.
Researchers propose early stroke sign and symptom recognition tool for Spanish-speakers
Researchers with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have created an acronym, RAPIDO(c), to move forward much-needed efforts to address stroke sign and symptom awareness among at-risk Spanish-speaking individuals.