2016 small grant recipients   


 Lesly Kelly, PhD, RN
 Assistant Professor
 Arizona State University, College of Nursing and Health Innovation
 RN Clinical Research Program Director
 Banner – University Medical Center
 Phoenix, AZ

 Research Project:
 Examining Compassion Fatigue In Nurse Leadership

Neda Narkiewicz

 Neda Narkiewicz, MS, RN
 Senior Risk Manager/Loss Prevention Coordinator
 Albany Medical Center
 Albany, NY

 Research Project:
 A National Analysis of Nurse Leaders’ Perceptions of a Nursing Pay-for-Performance Incentive

2015 small grant recipients   

Jeffrey Adams

 Jeffrey M. Adams, PHD, RN
 Center for Innovations in Care Delivery
 Massachusetts General Hospital
 Robert Wood Johnson - Executive Nurse Fellow
 Boston, MA

 Research Project:
 Multi-Site Analysis of Nurse Leaders’ Influence Over Professional
 Practice Environments

Susan Weaver

 Susan H. Weaver, MSN, RN, CRNI, NEA-B
 Education Specialist
 Saint Clare's Health System
 PhD candidate, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
 Newark, NJ

 Research Project:
 Exploring the Administrative Supervisor Role and its Perceived Impact on
 Patient Safety

2014 small grant recipients   


 Ronald J. Piscotty, Jr., PhD, RN-BC
 Assistant Professor, College of Nursing
 Wayne State University
 Detroit, Michigan

 Research Project:
 Electronic Nursing Reminders and Missed Nursing Care


 Frank Puga, PhD
 The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
 Research Scientist
 San Antonio, Texas

 Research Project:
 A Systems Approach to Inform Interventions that Reduce the
 Negative Effects of Stress in Frontline Nurses


 Teresa J. Seright, PhD, RN, CCRN
Associate Teaching Professor
 MSU College of Nursing
 Bozeman, Montana

 Research Project:
Determinants of Rural Nurse Executive Competencies: A Delphi Study

2013 small grant recipients


 Ellen Swartwout, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, PhD(c)
 George Mason University School of Nursing
 Fairfax, VA


 Margaret Rodan, PhD
Research Associate Professor, Associate Dean, Master's Division
 George Mason University School of Nursing
 Fairfax, VA

 Research Project:
 Nurses' Emotional Response and Disclosure of Errors Following Mistakes in
 Clinical Practice

 Sargent  Shirley Sargent, PhD(c), RN, NE-BC
Practice Specialist, Regional Nursing Research Program
 Southern California Patient Care Services
 Kaiser Permanente
 Pasadena, CA

 Research Project: 
 Essential Characteristics of the Chief Nurse Executive: 
 A Phenomenological Study

 Valerie Moore, MSN, RN
Specialist Nursing Informatics
 Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH
 Sponsored by Cerner Clarivia

 Research Project: Dynamic Patient Events:  Impact on Nursing Workload,
 Staffing, Adverse Events and Omissions of Nursing Care

 *Michael Warner Nurse Staffing and Outcomes Research Grant

2012 small grant recipients


 Ann Mayo, RN, DNSc, FAAN
 Hahn School of Nursing & Health Science, University of San Diego
 San Diego, CZ

 Research Project:
A Research Study to Psychometrically Test a
 Measure of Leadership Development Outcomes


 Teri Wicker, PhD, RN
Director of Professional Practice
 Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center
 Sun City, Ariz.

 Research Project: Ready to Lead? Describing Transformational Leadership in
 Frontline Nurses

2011 small grant recipients



 Kathleen Capitulo, DNSc, RN, FAAN
 Chief Nurse Executive

 Lynda Olender, PhDc, ANP, NEA-BC, RN
 Executive Consultant

 James J. Peters VA Medical Center
 Bronx, NY

 Research Project:
 What is the Impact of a Caring Professional Practice Model with
 Shared Governance on Clinical Staff's Caring, Structural Empowerment, and
 Workplace Engagement?


 Denise K. Gormley, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
 College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati
 Cincinnati, OH

 Research Project:
 Relationship of Multi-dimensional Organizational Commitment to
 Nurse Productivity, Quality of Care and Patient Safety


 Sue Lasiter, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor, Department of Adult Health
 Indiana University School of Nursing
 Indianapolis, IN

 Research Project:
 Older Adults’ Perceptions of Feeling Safe in Acute Care

2010 Research Seed Grant Winners


 Patricia Conway-Morana, MAd, RNC, CENP, NEA-BC, CPHQ, FACHE
 Chief Nurse Executive
 Inova Fairfax Hospital
 Falls Church, VA
 Research Project: Improving Patient Care through Understanding the Nursing 
 Rowen  Lisa Rowen, DNSc, RN, FAAN
 Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer,
 University of Maryland Medical Center
 Baltimore, MD
 Research Project: The Effect of Leadership Development Interventions on
 Patient and Nurse Outcomes
 Keys  Yolanda Keys, DHA, MSN, RN, NE-BC
 Assistant Professor of Nursing and Health Sciences
 Texas A&M University
 Corpus Christi, TX
 Research Project: Generation X Nurse Managers: Exploring Generational
 Challenges and the Next Cadre of Nurse Leaders

2009 Research Seed Grant Recipients

 Marie Ankner RN, MS, NEA-BC
New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation
 New York, NY
 Research Project: Nurse Engagement and Patient Satisfaction
 Chipps  Esther Chipps, PhD, RN
 Ohio State University Medical Center
 Columbus, OH
 Research Project: Measuring Safety Behaviors in Nurses: Development of a
 New  Instrument
 Cynthia Kamikawa, RN, MS, NE-BC
 The Queens Medical Center
 Honolulu, HI
 Research Project: Measuring the Impact of Emotional Intelligence
 Development in Nurse Managers

2008 Research Seed Grant Recipients

 Lynn Dunn, MSN, MBA, CNA-BC
 Community Memorial Hospital
 Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
 Research Project: Nursing Governance: Building Accountability and
 Leaders in Professional Nursing Practice
 Karen Hill, RN, MSN, CNAA, BC, FACHE
 Central Baptist Hospital
 Lexington, KY
 Research Project: The Nursing Leadership Succession Map: A Pilot Study
 McLane  Sharon McLane, MS, MBA, RN-BS, PhD(c)
 Houston, Texas
 Research Project: Design of Technology Solutions That Strengthen
 Patient Care Delivery: Cognitive Artifacts That Support Working
 Memory and Decision Making of the Clinical Nurse

 Jacqueline Munro, MS, ARNP
 University of South Florida
 Tampa, FL
 Research Project: Emotional Intelligence as a Predictor to Registered Nurse
 Job Satisfaction and Practice Environment Satisfaction and the Relationship to
 Patient, Nursing and Hospital Outcomes

 O'Keefe  Trish O’Keefe, MSN, RN, CNA
 Morristown Memorial Hospital
 Morristown, New Jersey
 Research Project: Promoting Cultural Competence with a Shared Governance
 Shever  Leah Shever, PhD, RN
 University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
 Iowa City, Iowa
 Research Project: Examining Nurse Manager Behaviors Related to Use of
 Evidence-Based Practices on Nursing Units

2007 Research Seed Grant Recipients

 Kathleen B. Cox, PhD, RN
 University of Virginia School of Nursing
 Charlottesville, VA
 Research Project: The Intragroup Conflict Scale: Revision and Testing
 Linda Hurwitz, RN, MS, CNAA
 Blythedale Children's Hospital
 Valhalla, NY
 Research Project: Pilot Leadership Training Project for Pediatric Nurses
Lindell Joseph
 Maria Lindell Joseph, PhDc, RN
 Florida Hospital Medical Center
 Center for Nursing Research & Innovation
 Orlando, Florida
 Research Project: Nurse Leader Power, Personality and Organizational Culture
 in the Early Stages of Shared Governance Implementation
 Jane Gentry Llewellyn, DNSc, RN, CNAA
 Rush University College of Nursing
 Chicago, IL
 Research Project: Interdisciplinary Collaboration for Evidence-Based Falls
 Risk Screening
 Montgomery  Kathryn Lothschuetz Montgomery, PhD, RN
 University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Nursing
 Baltimore, Maryland
 Research Project: Advancing Evidenced Based Practice for Leaders:
 An Education and Service Collaboration
 Spangler  Zenaida S. Spangler, PhD, RN
 Excelsior College School of Nursing
 Albany, New York
 Research Project: Care Values, Professional Self-Concept, and Technology
 Acceptance of US and Internationally-Educated Nurses