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First Recipients of the NNF Small Research Grants
Khali Yousef, RN, MSN of Pittsburgh and Eeeseung Byun, PhD (c), MSN, RN, ACNP-BC of Philadelphia received the first NNF $2,500 small research and exploratory grants. Funded by the Integra Foundation, this is a new category of NNF grants meant to encourage the early stages of exploratory research projects. The Yousef grant is designed to "Evaluate indices of delayed cerebral ischemia and poor outcomes after subarachnoid hemorrhage: the role of the cerebral perfusion pressure in disease pathogenesis." The Byun grant is to support a study on "the effect of early uncertainty on caregiver stress and psychological outcomes: the case of stroke survivor's caregiver." Congratulations to both!
$6,000 NNF Research Grant awarded
NNF awarded a $6,000 research grant to Malissa Mulkey, MSN, RN of the Cleveland Clinic for her study titled "Does Early Mobilization Improve Neuroscience ICU Patient Outcomes." Congratulations to Ms. Mulkey!
NNF NeuroBoogie and Silent Auction Fund Raisers in Seattle during the AANN Annual Meeting, Join Us!
As always, NeuroBoogie is the chance to shake out the last of the travel kinks while raising funds for the only foundation solely dedicated to Neuroscience Nurses. Scheduled for Monday, April 30. See Box 1 on the meeting registration form. As for the Silent Auction, it is still the place on the Exhibit Floor to gather and network while checking out the chapter and donor baskets.