Her fellowship project is focused on reconstructing and testing a mobile application designed to improve sexual health communication with parents and family members, delay sexual debut, decrease risky sexual behaviors and increase HIV testing among black adolescent males. J. Nicholas Dionne-Odom, PhD, R.N., ACHPN, FPCN, FAAN Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham Co-Director, Caregiver and Bereavement Support Services UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care, Fellowship project: Developing an implementation strategy for integrating family caregiver distress assessment and support in ‘real world’ settings. © 2014 UC Regents. The workshops were offered to support the school’s faculty through difficult conversations about health equity and diversity. Associate Professor, Child, Family and Population Health Nursing University of Washington School of Nursing, Fellowship project: Implicit bias teaching protocol. The workshops were offered to support the school’s faculty through difficult conversations about health equity and diversity. Cothran is dedicated to advancing care for older adults with chronic and serious illnesses as well as their family members and caregivers. Funded by a $37.5 million award from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the three-year fellowship engages promising nurse scholars in a journey of leadership development and mentorship as they complete an innovative project or study. All Rights Reserved Fawn A. Cothran is an assistant professor in the Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, co-lead of the UC Davis Outreach Recruitment and Engagement Core, a Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing and a former Claire M. Fagin Postdoctoral Fellow with the National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence. She is the principal investigator of the Pennsylvania Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Telehealth (SAFE-T) Center, which seeks to enhance access to quality forensic services in underserved communities. // -->. Future directions may include adapting the application for adolescents with a variety of chronic neurological conditions. She is dedicated to leading primary stroke prevention science and inspiring nurses to become researchers. She is an associate professor at the University of Virginia School of Nursing, as well as the School of Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics, and a previous Costs of Care Fellow. This research has the potential to influence implementation of high-value trauma-informed programs designed to bolster protective factors affecting HIV and IPV. Her fellowship project aims to shift the paradigm of graduate and undergraduate clinical nursing education by leveraging state-of-the-art virtual reality technology to allow for exploration of the impact implicit bias has on clinical decision-making, providing opportunities to practice skills that mitigate this impact and assessing these skills as part of every clinical encounter in nursing programs. Dawn M. Aycock, PhD, R.N., ANP-BC, FAHA, FAAN Associate Professor, Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions, Georgia State University Director, PhD in Nursing Program, Fellowship project: Stroke counseling for risk reduction in young African American men. Fawn A. Cothran, PhD, R.N., GCNS-BC, FGSA Assistant Professor, Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing, Fellowship project: Characterization of stress and resilience in African American dementia family. The 2021 cohort of the fellowship program officially begins July 1. The two-part application process includes an online Qualtrics application and a single PDF of several required materials emailed to the national program office. Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. Applications for the 2021 cohort of the Betty Irene Moore Fellowships for Nurse Leaders and Innovators program are open and the deadline to submit applications is 5 p.m. PST Dec. 1. Fawn A. Cothran is an assistant professor in the Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, co-lead of the UC Davis Outreach Recruitment and Engagement Core, a Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing and a former Claire M. Fagin Postdoctoral Fellow with the National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence. Translating this novel analytic to practice may offer a biological model or proof of concept to apply to other critical and serious illnesses beyond sepsis. By identifying a caregiver profile of stress and resilience, there are opportunities to reduce caregiver burden, improve patient outcomes, and tailor existing multi-component interventions along the caregiving trajectory. Her research focuses on parent and adolescent sexual health communication as well as HIV prevention among black male adolescents and young adults using community-engaged and family-based approaches. Piri is nationally recognized for her research and work to create diverse and inclusive learning environments for students in the health professions. Her research focuses on cancer symptom science with the long-term goal of better understanding and managing distressing symptoms experienced by underserved patients with advanced cancer. Each year, approximately 10 fellows are selected to receive $450,000 over three years to support their engagement, while their home institution receives $50,000 to offset costs.  |  Stephanie Gilbertson-White, PhD, APRN-BC Associate Professor, University of Iowa, College of Nursing Director, PhD in Nursing Program, Fellowship project: Machine learning, multimorbidity, and symptom science: mobile app intervention development. Application to the fellowship program is a two-part process that includes an online Qualtrics application and the submission of several required materials as a single PDF to the national program office. Barber shops and salons, proven venues for health promotion in the black community, serve as partners in this work for marketing, recruitment, retention and sustainability of the app — which has the potential to reduce the incidence of HIV and create widespread community impact. One of the foundation’s early investments was the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. The projects generate new knowledge and insights and have the potential for widespread impact. A $37.5 million award from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation funds the fellowship program. Sheridan Miyamoto, PhD, FNP, R.N., FAAN Assistant Professor, College of Nursing Child Maltreatment Solutions Network Principal Investigator, Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Telehealth Center (SAFE-T Center) Penn State, Fellowship project: SAFE-T system: sustaining and scaling nurse-led sexual assault care. Her fellowship project aims to complete the design and production of a novel forensic telehealth medical device that enhances access to quality expert consultation in sexual assault care, ultimately supporting the launch of new SAFE-T Center demonstration sites. His fellowship project aims to develop and pilot a health system-based Caregiver Support Incubator as an implementation strategy to improve adoption, implementation, sustainment and scale-up of caregiver distress assessment and support, ultimately creating a web-based toolkit for creating more incubators. Betty Irene Moore Nurse Fellows develop skills and confidence in leadership and innovation improving health care delivery and advancing health. She is a former K12 Scholar of the Program in Pediatric Patient-Centered Outcomes Research at Boston Children’s Hospital. O’Connor developed and leads an annual three-day diversity, equity and inclusion training to provide faculty with the skills necessary to facilitate conversations on racism and other difficult topics, as well as an implicit bias training session. Nov. 2 — School of Nursing associate dean for diversity featured in Johns Hopkins magazine Piri Ackerman-Barger, the associate dean for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, was recently featured in a question and answer article in the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing magazine, On the Pulse. Her fellowship project aims to generate significant evidence on socio-ecological and place-based determinants of violence and HIV experienced by black young women living in Baltimore, Maryland. As an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and the Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State, Sheridan Miyamoto is dedicated to using telehealth technology to improve patient health outcomes.