Travel Award Recipients

  • Fall 2017: Laura Kincholoe, PhD candidate at KUSON's Salina campus, for her requested participation in the AACN Student Policy Summit
  • Fall 2017: Vanessa Schott, PhD candidate at KUSON, for her poster presentation on the “Design and Evaluation of a Simulation-Based Instrument to Identify Performance Gaps in Graduate Nurses’” at the NLN-STTI 2018 Nursing Education Research Conference. Click here to check out Vanessa Scott's presentation.pdf
  • Spring 2017: Vicki Hicks, MS, APRN for her poster presentation at the ACHNE Annual Institute in June 2017
2015 - 2016
  • Fall 2016: Chito Belchez MSN, RN-BC for his podium presentation titled "Preparing Baccalaureate Nursing Students to be Microsystem Leaders" at the STTI: Leadership Connection from September 17-20, 2016
  • Fall 2015: Sharon Kumm, MN, RN, CNE,  presented “Breakthrough thinking: A model to differentiate ADN and BSN education” at the 43rd STTI Biennial Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2015:  Danika Sachs for her poster presentation at the ACHNE Annual Institute in Denver, Colorado
  • 2013: Callie Ballenger for a poster and presentation she presented at the Retail Clinical Congress in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2013: Dr. Nelda Godfrey for her poster presentation at the 24th annual STTI International Nursing Research Congress titled “How one forms a professional identity: Perspective from pre-licensure student nurses and their faculty” in Prague, Czech Republic on July 22-26, 2013.
2009 - 2011
  • 2011: Dr. Kathleen Brewer for her presentation Mobile Technology and the Use of Electronic Resources as Teaching Tools with BSN Students in the Clinical Setting” at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Annual Meeting
  • 2010: Dr. Julianna Brixey for her research abstract presentation “Social Bookmarking: Creating Interconnectedness for online Health Informatics Students”, at the Sigma Theta Tau 20th International Nursing Research Conference Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Spring 2009: Dr. Julianna Brixey, RN, PhD, Research Abstract Presentation. “Social Bookmarking: Creating Interconnectedness for online Health Informatics Students”, at the Sigma Theta Tau 20th International Nursing Research Conference Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice in Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Fall 2008: Dr. Karen Wambach, RN, PhD, Research Presentation: ”The test of a Theory Based Intervention to Improve Breastfeeding Outcomes in Adolescent Mothers” at the 2008 State if the Science Congress in Nursing Resaerch in Washington DC.
  • Spring 2008: Akiko Kubo, Concurrent Session Presentation. “Progressive Upright Mobility (PUM) in the ICU,” and Poster/Research Oral Presentation, “Psychometric Testing of the KU Delirium Assessment Tool (KU DAT) for Intubated Patients,” at the National Teaching Institute for the National Association of Critical care Nurses in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Spring 2008: Janet Wilcox, Research Presentation, “The Meet the Admission Criteria but Don’t Make It Through the Program-Why?” at the International Nursing Research Conference in Jerusalem, Israel
  • Spring 2008: Vicki Hicks, Concurrent Session Presentation, “ Tran-Cultural Clinical Experiences: Impact on the Cognitive Development of Senior Baccalaureate Nursing Students,” at the Association of Community Health Nurse Educators Annual Institute in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Spring 2008: Elaine Williams-Domian, Poster Presentation, “Home Visitation coach Perceptions and Experiences in Working with High Risk Mothers for Abuse and Neglect’, at the 9th national Head Start Conference, Washington, DC
  • Spring 2007: Ubolrat Piamjariyakul: Present Concurrent Session, “Work Life Experience Among Registered Nurses in Thailand Hospitals,” and Poster, “Structural Model for Patient Home Care Technology Effectiveness Outcomes at the 2007 ICN International Conference in Yokohama, Japan
  • Spring 2007: Kelli Kramer: Research Presentation, “Psychometric Evaluation of Computer-Administered Tension Scales for Weight Management in Rural Settings,” at the 13th International Reversal Theory Conference in Aberystwyth, Wales
  • Fall 2006: Carol Smith: Present Paper, “Conveying Nurse Caring through Accurate, Timely, and Specific Information on the Internet,” at the European Association for Communication in Healthcare Conference in Basle, Switzerland
  • Spring 2006: Ubolrat Piamjariyakul: Present Paper, “Cancer Treatment, Symptom monitoring, and Self-Care in Adults: A Pilot Study in Thailand,” and Poster Presentation, “Cancer Treatment, Symptom monitoring, and Self-Care in Adults,” at the Sigma Theta Tau International Conference in Montreal, Canada.
  • Spring 2006: Karen Wambach: Serve as an Individual Consultant for other MRNS investigators and as the research sponsor/mentor for Sarah Davis, BSN Honors Student, when she presents her poster, “Perinatal Nurses’ Attitudes Subjective Norms, Perceived Behavioral Control, and Intentions Toward Supporting Breast Feeding Among Adolescent Mothers,” at the MRNS 30th Annual Conference in Milwaukee, WI
  • Fall 2005: C. Ludwig: Poster Presentation, “On-line Course Feedback: What Does It Mean?” at the NLN Education Summit 2005 in Baltimore, MD
  • Fall 2005: Phoebe Williams: Present Research, “Pediatric Chronic Illness, Well Siblings, and Families,” at the Research Centre at Coventry University in Coventry, UK
  • Spring 2005: Hasan Al Omari: Presentation of Abstract, “Rituals and Rules in the Wheat Valley Assisted Living Culture,” at the MNRS Research Conference in Cincinnati, OH
  • Fall 2004: V. Thurmond: Poster Presentation, “The Use of Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) in the Perioperative Setting,” at the Karen A. Rieders Poster Session of the 110th Annual Meeting of Military Surgeons of the United States (AMSUS) Conference in Denver, CO
  • Spring 2004: Vicki Hicks: Presentation, "International Healthcare: A Clinical Experience," at the National Association of Community Health Nursing Educator's Spring Institute in Minneapolis, MN
  • Fall 2003: Katherine Fletcher & Judith Warren: Presentation: "Nurturing the SEEDS of Learning: The Faculty Perspective of the Partnership," at the Sigma theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing 37th Biennial Convention in Toronto, Canada
  • Fall 2003: Cynthia Teel: Poster Presentation, “International Peer Development through Cyberspace Teaching-Learning Technology,” at the National League for Nursing Education Summit 2003 in San Antonio, TX.
  • Fall 2003: H. Al Omari: Presentation, “Resident Ritual Integrated into Rules of Assisted Living Culture,” at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA
  • Fall 2003: W. Bani-Issa: Presentation, “Beyond the Rhythm and Routine in Assisted Living,” at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA.
  • Fall 2003: D. Kennedy: Presentation, “Function and Coping within the Context of Everyday Decisions in Assisted Living,” at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA
  • Spring 2003: Carol Smith: Poster Presentation: "Global Aspects of Motivation to Care," at the Sigma Theta Tau International International Evidenced-based Practice Pre-Conference in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Spring 2003: Veronica Thurmond: Presentations: "Assessing the Influence of a Web-Based Environment on Student Satisfaction," and "Examination of Interaction Variables as Predictors of Students' Satisfaction and Willingness to Enroll in Future Web-Based Courses While Controlling for Student Characteristics," at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Internation Conference in Albuquerque, NM.
  • Spring 2003: Karen Wambach: Poster Presentation: "Breastfeeding Experiences of Adolescent Mothers," at the International Lactation Consultants Conference in Sydney, Australia
  • Spring 2002: Nancy Hoffart, PhD, RN Poster & Abstract Presentation, “Nursing Care Delivery & Patient Outcomes in Freestanding Dialysis Units,” at the American Nephrology Nurses' Association National Symposium in Orlando, FL
  • Spring 2002: Mary T. Sweat, MSN, RN, CPNP Poster presentation, “Effect of a School-based Program on the Cardiovascular Fitness of School-aged Children,” at the 26th Annual Research Conference of the Midwest Nursing Research Society in Chicago, IL
  • Fall 2001: Kathy Fletcher: Presentation, "Partnering to Build a Web-based Case Management Instructional Program," at the Sigma Theta Tau 36th Biennial Convention in Indianapolis, IN
  • Fall 2001: Edna Hamera: Presentation: "Cognitive Impairments in Schizophrenia: Using Compensatory Strategies in Teaching Skills," at the American Psychiatric Nursing Association Conference in Reno, NV
  • Spring 2001: Diane Boyle: Present Research Paper, "Enhancing Nursing-Physician Collaboration in ICU's" at the Midwest Research Society Annual Conference, Cleveland, OH
  • Spring 2001: Jan Davidson: Poster Presentation (of research previously funded by Delta Chapter), "Identification of Essential Competencies for Advanced Practice Nurses" at the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Conference, Orlando, FL
  • Spring 2001: Vicki Hicks & Jackie Nowak: Presentation, "On-Site Health Care Coordination for Urban Disadvantaged Children: A Clinical Experience" at the Association of Community Health Nursing Educators Spring Institute, Charlottesville, VA
  • Fall 2000: Nancy Hoffart: Poster Presentation, "A Service Education Partnership to Improve Patient Outcomes in an Acute Care Setting" at the 4th Nursing Academic International Congress, Washington DC
  • Fall 2000: Carol Smith: Presentation, "KU Self Fellowship for Doctoral Nursing Students" at the International Family Nursing Research Congress, McLean, VA
  • Fall 2000: JoAnn Lierman: Presentation, "Supporting a Clinical Course 'On-Line,'" at the 3rd Annual Baccalaureate Education Conference, Chicago, IL, with Jo-Ellen Greisher-Billiard & Jeanne Schott