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AWHONN Announces First Round 2019 Research Grants

Thursday, April 4, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Shannon Doolin
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The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) has announced the recipients of six research grants. The recipients and their grant proposals are:


AWHONN Every Woman, Every Baby Awards

Linda Cassar, DNP, RNC-OB, CNE
Understanding Compassion Fatigue among Obstetric Nurses in the United States


Tami Such, MSN, RNC-OB, PHN
Exploring the Effects of Intrapartum Nitrous Oxide Use on Comfort and Satisfaction


March of Dimes Margaret Comerford Freda "Saving Babies, Together®" Award

Lindsey Garfield, PhD, RN, WHNP
Reducing Disparities in Postpartum Care Utilization: Development of a Clinical Risk Assessment Tool


Kimberly-Clark Nursing Research Grants

 Alexandra Nowak, BSN, RN, JD

Neighborhood Disorder and Epigenetic Regulation of Stress Pathways in Preterm Birth


Britt F. Pados, PhD, RN, NNP-BC
Patterns and Predictors of Problematic Feeding in Very Preterm Infants After Neonatal Intensive Care


Hill-Rom Celeste Phillips Family-Centered Maternity Care Award

Lori S. Saiki, PhD, CCCN, RN
Effect of a Family-Centered Educational Intervention for Parents of Newborns on Parental Self-Efficacy, Daytime Sleepiness, and Depressive Symptoms


Research grant recipients are required to complete their studies in one year and submit a formal report on the findings.


Thanks to the support of AWHONN’s Every Woman, Every Baby program, AWHONN is opening a second 2019 Call for Proposals on April 15.  More information can be found at


The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit membership organization. Our mission is to empower and support nurses caring for women, newborns, and their families through research, education, and advocacy.



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