There is groundbreaking research being done right here at the UCLA School of Nursing. Research that could help Alzheimer's patients, cure HIV and impact health behaviors among many ethnic populations.
Our annual research days showcases School some of the transformation al research. Highlights of the two-day program included an overview of the recent grants received by faculty and PhD students, the work of the recipient of the 2015 Doctoral Dissertation Award, and summaries of research being done by Drs. Sophie Sokolow and Dong Sung An. Guest speaker Joyceen Boyle, co-creator of the Transcultural Interprofessional Practice Model discussed the future of health care delivery and the vital importance of understanding the role culture, ethnicity, gender and other elements play in prevention and cure.
Day two are the poster presentations. Covering the halls of two floors, faculty and PhD candidates showcased their work and explained their work. 32 posters covering research in children and older adults, cancer, diabetes and heart disease, and the multi-ethnic populations of Los Angeles.
A special thanks goes to the Research Committee for their work in making this a successful and informative 2-day event. Dong Sung An (chair), Priscilla Kehoe, Jo-Ann Eastwood, Eufemia Jacobs, Mary Wood, Adey Nyamathi and Carolyn Armstrong. And a special thank you to Sigma Theta Tau and the School of Nursing for their financial support.