WIN 2015 Presentations

Faculty and PhD Candidates Showcase Research at Major Conference

Research done right here at the School of Nursing was spotlighted through symposiums, presentations and posters at the Annual Western Institute of Nursing Conference held April 23 through 25 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

View the abstracts and the program here.


Posters from PhD Candidates presented on April 23 included:

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Kia Skrine Jeffers Early Life Structural Racism Experiences & Diabetes Self-Management in Older Age

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PhD Candidate Tiffany Montgomery presents her research "Using mHealth to Increase Sexual Health Equity and Access among Vulnerable Populations"

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Eunice Lee gets ready to present on "The Feasibility of Educating Korean American Women Via Web: Breast Cancer Screening" as part of the program "Diversity in Healthcare"

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Linda Searle Leach discusses her research on "Cognitive Load and Influences Experienced by RNs During Medication Delivery"

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PhD Candidate Sharee B. Anzaldo with her poster "Parenting a Child with Autism: Filipino American Beliefs and Perceptions"

The "power of 4" was very evident at the reception hosted by the 4 UC Schools of Nursing:  Shown here – the Deans:




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Allison Holman, UC Irvine; Linda Sarna, UCLA; Heather Young, UC Davis and David Vlahov, UCSF. 

Friday, April 24


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Kicking off Friday, Drs Deborah Koniak-Griffin, Adey Nyamathi and Benissa Salem and PhD candidate Ariel Rankin presented a symposium: Local and Global Application of Community Based Methods to Prevent and Treat HIV/AIDS.


Dr. Sally Maliski (right) and Research Associate Elizabeth Hicks (left) present their work "Accomplishing Positivity: Depression, Androgen Deprivation Therapy and Collateral Health Risks for Latino Men with Prostate Cancer" as part of the Symposium "Living with Chronic Health Issues" 

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PhD Candidate Maria Yefimova showcases her research "Monitoring Daily Routines of Older Adults with in-home Sensor Technology: A Case Study"