DNP Research Spotlight #3: Education and Mindfulness in the Treatment of Substance Use Disorder

In this third installment of our series highlighting recent research from our Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, we look at Terri Morris’s investigation into education and mindfulness in the treatment of substance use disorder.

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DNP Research Spotlight # 2: Refugee Health Education

Welcome to the second installment of our Research Spotlight series highlighting at some of the recent research undertaken by graduates from our Doctor of Nursing (DNP) program. This will look at Maria Theresa Panizales’ work on refugee health education.

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UMass Amherst Institute of Social Science Research: Faculty Funding Dialogue

On June 19, 2017, the Institute of Social Science Research will hold a faculty funding dialogue on the Letter of Intent/Inquiry (LOI). This is often the first approach made by a grantseeker to a private foundation. The dialogue will discuss the essential elements of a typical foundation LOI and how to craft a strong “mini-proposal.”

The session will take place from 12:00 to 1:00 pm in 107 Bartlett Hall. For further details visit http://www.umass.edu/issr/events/faculty-funding-dialogue-summer-spotlight-loi

“Symptom Science Research: A Path to Precision Health”

The Intramural Research Program at the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) recently hosted a symposium entitled “Symptom Science Research: A Path to Precision Health” at its location in Bethseda, MD. This highlighted NINR’s intramural scientific advances and collaborations across NIH and other other organizations.

The event was opened by Dr. Patricia Grady, the director of NINR. Dr. Michael Gottesman, NIH deputy director for intramural research, delivered the keynote address that that looked at NINR’s collaborations and partnerships examining the link between disease and care. This was followed by three scientific panels that brought together experts to discuss their research on the gut-liver-brain axis, fatigue and brain injury.

You can view the full symposium here.