Research Posters and Presentations




Dr. Mary Ann Shinnick presented a poster at the International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare titled “Validation of Time to Task Assessment in Successive Simulations”.  Dr. Shinnick also moderated a workshop at the same conference with the School of Medicine Simulation Center entitled “I can’t believe I just did that in front of everyone: using failure as an instructional tool.”


Dr. Nancy Pike (in light blue above) was part of an expert panel on "Behavioral, Mental Health, and Neurological Concerns in Congenital Heart Disease." This was a prestigious international panel of neurologists, psychologists, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and nurse scientists that work and perform research in the CHD population.  

She also gave the 19th Annual Featured Lecture in Cardiovascular Nursing: T. Garrett Rauch Memorial Lecture.  This lecture is sponsored by the Rauch Family who lost their child shortly after birth with single ventricle heart disease.  The title of my talk:  "Nursing Research Journey:  Understanding the Heart and the Mind in Single Ventricle Heart Disease" 


Dr. Mary Rezk-Hanna presented on “Acute Vascular Effects of Electronic Hookah Smoking versus Perceived Risk: at the SRNT 2019 conference.


Mary Canobbio presented her ongoing studies “Pregnancy outcomes in women with transposition of great arteries after atrial repair” which focuses on long term survival of women with complex congenital heart disease who have become pregnant at the American College of Cardiology.


The UCLA School of Nursing was once again well-represented at the Western Institute of Nursing conference.

Joosun Shin with her poster

Among the presenters were: Dr. Emma Cuenca (Preconference); presentations by Laura Perry, Dr. Deborah Koniak-Griffin, Dr. Janet Mentes and Judy McKelvy (PhD candidate).  Poster presentations included: Drs. Benissa Salem and Felicia Hodge;    Joosun Shin (Master’s), and PhD candidates Fang Lei, Sharee Anzalado, Adrienne Martinez, Jolene Smeltzer and Eunjoo An as well as National Clinician Scholar’s Drs. Kia Skrine Jeffers and Kristin Choi.