UWM Scholars Represented at 2021 MNRS

Congratulations to the UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing faculty and students who are presenting and receiving awards at the 2021 Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) online conference Wednesday, March 24 – Saturday, March 27, 2021.

If you are registered to attend MNRS, please consider attending one of these presentations.

Research Interest Group Award Recipients

Florine Ndakuya-Fitzgerald, PhD, RN
Qualitative Methods: Graduate Research Award

Teresa S. Johnson, PhD, RN
Women’s Health and Childbearing: Distinguished Investigator Award


Musab Almanaseer
“Family Engagement in Chronically Ill Older Adults: A Concept Analysis”

Jennifer Doering
“Advanced Practice Nurse Utilization of Perinatal Psychiatric Teleconsultation”

Mashandra Elam-Canty
“Review of Nursing Literature About Evidence-Based Practices Addressing Pregnancy-Related Metabolic Disease Symptoms”

Jeana Holt
“Patient Self-Report of Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health and Resilience Using MyStrengths+MyHealth: A Personal Health Application”

Aisha Kendrick
“Using Mobile Phone to Sustain Wellbeing Among Women Living with HIV in Rural Kenya”

Dorothy Kent
“Student Service Member and Veteran Mental Health: Evidence from National College Surveys”

Ashley Manske
“A Literature Review of Holistic Admission in Nursing”

Emma Marston
“Healthy Behaviors in Young People With Disabilities: A Concept Analysis”

Mary McMahon Bullis
“Identifying Factors Influencing Living with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator from a Trauma Informed Lens: A Systematic Review”

Sisay Mersha
“Mixed-Methods Study Examining Ethiopian Immigrants’ Health Behavior Changes During COVID-19 Pandemic”

Kaylen Moore
“Intersectionality and Black Women Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)”

Florine Ndakuya-Fitzgerald
“Environment Factors and HIV Risk Among Young Women in Kibra, Nairobi Kenya”

Kim Phan
“Influence of Obesity on Maternal – Infant Health through the Lifespan”

Michele Polfuss
“Accuracy of Body Mass Index in Categorizing Weight Status in Children With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities”

Karyn Roberts
“Experiences of Weight-Based Stigma in Adolescents With Severe Obesity”

Learn more at https://mnrs.org/annual-conference/2021-annual-research-conference-2/.