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2010 Recipients

Research & Grants

The Development of a Clinical Nursing Scholar: 
Formative Education through Transition into Practice

Co-Principal Investigator: Judy A. Beal, DSNc, RN
Associate Dean
Simmons College
Boston, MA 

Joan Riley, EdD, RN, Co-Principal Investigator with Judy Beal, DSNc, RN 
Professor of Nursing
Emmanuel College
Boston, MA 
$13,831

Avatar/Patient Program for Enhanced Learning (APPLE)
Estelle Codier, PhD, MSN, RN
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu, HI 
$14,910

Mentoring: Facilitating the Retention of Minority Nursing Students
Jacqueline Dowling, PhD, RN
University of Massachusetts
Lowell, MA 
$12,000

Implementing Technology in Community Health: Examining the use of High-Fidelity Simulation to Teach Home Care 
Sherrill J. Smith, PhD, RN, CNL
Wright State University
Dayton, OH 
$10,132

The Effect of a Peer-Learning Model on Nurse Anesthesia Students in the High-Fidelity Patient Simulator
Jodie Szlachta, MSN, MS, CRNA
Villanova University
Villanova, PA 
$7040

English Language Acculturation, Perception of Faculty Caring, Academic Networks, Campus Racial Climate, and Race as Predictors of Student Success among Hispanic and Non-Hispanic White Baccalaureate Nursing Students 
Marivic B. Torregosa, MSN, FNP
Texas A&M International University
Laredo, TX 
$5000

Ruth Corcoran Grant for Nursing Education Research

Methodological Quality and Impact of Nursing Education Research
Carolyn B. Yucha, PhD, FAAN;CNE
University of Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV $13,656