Meet the CARDS™: the Community Advisors on Research Design and Strategy. The CARDS™ constitute a core service of the Wisconsin Network for Research Support (WINRS), based at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing.
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System/University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing announces a project to explore workforce strategies that improve the quality of life for older adults in rural areas. Led by Barbara Bowers, PhD, RN, FAAN, associate dean for research and sponsored programs and the director of the Center for Aging Research and Education (CARE) at the School of Nursing, the project is made possible, in part, by a $1.7 million grant from Margaret A. Cargill Foundation.
Lori Anderson, PhD, RN, clinical assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing and creator of eSchoolCare, was chosen as one of seventeen entrepreneurs awarded “igniter” grants as part of the University of Wisconsin–Madison 's Discovery to Product (D2P) program.
Susan Zahner, DrPH, RN, FAAN, associate dean for academic affairs and the Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing, received the Ruth B. Freeman Award from the Public Health Nursing Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA) at its 142nd Annual Meeting and Exposition held November 15–19, 2014, in New Orleans.