2013 Recipients

Nursing Education Research Grants

Nancy Langston and Ruth Corcoran Research Awards

Development of a Behavioral Observation Instrument for Teamwork and Collaboration in Pre-licensure Nursing Students to Support Quality and Safety Education in Nursing Competencies
Elizabeth Madigan, PhD, RN, FAAN, PI
Mary Dolansky, PhD, RN 
Becky Patton MSN, RN, FAAN
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH

Joyce Griffin-Sobel Research Award

Standardized Patient Versus Role Play Strategies: A Comparative Study Measuring Patient-centered Care and Safety in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Celeste Alfes, DNP, MSN, RN, PI
Margaret Wheatley PhD, RN
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH

Dorothy Otto Research Award

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of a Significant Nursing Education Issue: Student Evaluations of Courses and Instructors
Theresa Valiga, EdD, RN, CNE, FAAN, ANEF, PI
Duke University
Durham, NC

Doctoral Dissertation/DNP Research Grants

Mary Ann Rizzolo Award

Debriefing Practices in Nursing Education Programs in the United States
Mary K. Fey, MS, RN
University of Maryland
Baltimore, MD


Examination of the Effect of Simulation on Hand Hygiene Knowledge, Beliefs, and Behaviors of Nursing Students
Tara Konicki, MSN, RN
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH