School of Nursing
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Mary Nies

Mary Nies, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAAHB, Principal Investigator

Dean and Professor

Title: Spatial and Census Data to Evaluate Obese Persons and their Environment (SCOPE)
Funding Agency: Research supported by the Mountain West Clinical Translational Research-Infrastructure Network under a grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number 1U54GM104944.
Grant Period: December 2013 to July 2014

Purpose: Utilizing Geographic Information Systems (GIS), SCOPE will identify and couple geospatial data elements necessary to evaluate the built environment and its relationship to obesity in rural and urban areas.

Kelly Pesnell, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Clinical Assistant Professor

Title: Nursing Research Fellowship Program
Funding Agency: St. Luke's Regional Medical Center, Boise, ID
Grant Period: Feb 1, 2014 to February 11, 2015

Purpose: Provide mentoring for staff nurse research/evidenced based projects for dissemination via presentation and publication.

Title: Diabetes Education for Senior Refugees
Funding Agency: Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation
Grant Period: June 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014

Purpose: Diabetes education for senior refugees and refugee Health Advisors

Faculty Scholarship

SON Scholarship Report 2013

SON Scholarship Report 2012