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Idaho State University

College of Nursing

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Current Faculty Funding & Scholarship


Using Social Media to Raise Pre-Diabetes Awareness for Rural Idaho Latinos

Principal Investigator/Project Lead: Mary A. Nies, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAAHB

Co-Principal Investigator: Melody Weaver, PhD, ACHPN, FNP-BC

Funding Agency: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

Grant Period: January 2019- January 2021


Idaho Senior Refugee Interprofessional Holistic Health Project

Project Director/Principal Investigator: Mary A. Nies, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAAHB

Original Project Director/Principal Investigator: Kelly Fanning, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Funding Agency: Nurse Education, Practice, Quality, and Retention Program; Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Grant Period: July 2015- June 2019


Health Belief Model factors as predictors of parental misclassification of weight of preschool child

Principal Investigator: Tanna Woods, PhD Candidate

Mentor: Mary A. Nies, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAAHB

Funding Agency: Sigma Theta Tau

Grant Period: August 2018- October 2019


Food Insecurity, Obesity, and Impulsive Food Choice

Principal Investigator: Erin B. Rasmussen, PhD, Professor of Psychology

Independent Monitoring Team Member: Mary A. Nies, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAAHB

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health.

Grant Period: June 2016 - May 2020