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Sherrie Lessans, PhD ‘10, RN, director, Clinical Nurse Leader option and assistant professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing, has been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Nursing Research to fund the project Modeling Post-Menopausal Chemotherapy-Associated Weight Gain. Research suggests that weight may play a critical role in contributing to increased incidences of breast cancer and reduced survival outcomes among women after menopause.
Lori Edwards, DrPh, MPH, BSN '80, RN, PHCNS-BC, assistant professor and associate director for global occupational health, Office of Global Health, was recognized as a Birdland Community Hero at an Orioles game held on Sunday, July 24, against the Cleveland Indians. The Orioles Birdland Community Heroes program honors and recognizes community heroes who inspire us through their spirited commitment to extend a hand in charity, service, hope, and harmony.
The Agency for HealthCare Research and Quality has awarded Eun-Shim Nahm, PhD ’03, RN, FAAN, professor and specialty director, Nursing Informatics, a two-year, $299,960, research grant. Nahm will serve as principal investigator for the research project, A Theory-Based Patient Portal eLearning Program for Older Adults with Chronic Illnesses.