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2008 Recipients

The Significance of Student Input to Nursing Program Evaluation
Hsiu-Chin Chen, PhD, EdD, RN
Associate Professor
Utah Valley State College
Orem, UT
Co-Investigator: Linda Kochniuk, PhD, RN
Award Amount: $6,400

Application of a Case Management Model to Identify and Improve Program Outcomes with At-Risk Students
Betty Elder, PhD, RN 
Wichita State University
Wichita, KS
Co-Investigators: Mary Koehn, PhD, ARNP; Phyllis Jacobs, MSN, RN; Yvonne Fast, MSN, ARNP
Award Amount: $6,400

Building Partnerships and Skills for Innovative Clinical Nursing Education
Angela McNelis, PhD, RN
Indiana University, School of Nursing
Indianapolis, IN
Co-Investigators: Cynthia Dobbs, MSN, RN; Deborah DeMeester, MSN, RN; Pamela Jeffries, DNS, RN
Award Amount: $11,000

The Associate Degree Nursing Program Director: A Position in Peril
Ronda Mintz-Binder, DNP, MN, RN
University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX 
Co-Investigators: Mary Lou Bond, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN; Samuel T. Hughes
Award Amount: $7,700

Looking is Not Seeing and Listening is Not Hearing
Linda Pellico, PhD, APRN
Yale University School of Nursing
New Haven, CT
Co-Investigator: Thomas C. Duffy, DMA
Award Amount: $7,650

Phase II- Developing an Instrument to Measure Baccalaureate Nursing Student Behaviors that Result in Failure in a Clinical Nursing Course
Barbara Scheffer, EdD, RN
Eastern Michigan University School of Nursing
Ypsilanti, MI
Co-Investigator: Martha Tanicala, EdD, RN 
Award Amount: $6,400

Factors Related to Nursing Social Justice Orientation and Development
Darrell Spurlock, Jr., PhD, RN
Mount Carmel College of Nursing
Columbus, OH
Award Amount: $8,500

Measuring Evidence-Based Practice Readiness in Nursing Students
Kathleen Stevens, EdD, RN, FAAN
Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
Award Amount: $12,400