Newsmakers in Research
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.
Beauchamp awarded for genomics research
Associate Professor Jennifer E. Sanner Beauchamp’s, PhD, RN, FAAN, pioneering work in biobanking and genomics earned her the 2020 Founders’ Award for Genomic Nursing Research from the International Society of Nurses in Genetics.