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Joint Pain in Urban Perimenopausal Hispanic Women: A Qualitative study


Professor Nancy Reame, PhD, and her student, Yamnia Cortes co-presented "Joint Pain in Urban Perimenopausal Hispanic Women: A Qualitative study" at the Eastern Nursing Research Society meeting in Boston in April 2013.
PhD student Raquel Ramos selected as invitee to RWJF New Connections Symposium
PhD student Raquel Ramos, recruited through the TRANSIT initiative in 2011, was selected as an invitee to  the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's  New Connections annual summer symposium. This highly competitive 3 day conference brings together some of the best and brightest under-represented minority pre and postdocs from the biomedical and behavioral sciences for an indepth mentoring experience with national academic leaders and researchers. In past years, Director Nancy Reame has served as a mentor, and co-Director Robert Lucero has been an invited participant. Raquel is a predoctoral fellow with Dr Suzanne Bakken and has served as the TRANSIT student representative and recruiter for the last two years. She is also a member of the School’s Diversity Committee.
 

Yamnia Cortes and her professor Dr. Nancy Reame co- presented their poster "Joint Pain in Urban Perimenopausal Hispanic Women: A Qualitative study" at the ENRS meeting in Boston in April 2013.

Montefiore Nursing Scholars 2nd Annual Research Symposium at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, NY
On Tuesday, September 18, 2012, Raquel Ramos, MSN, FNP-BC, and Dr. Nancy Reame of CU School of Nursing presented aposter, “Expanding Diversity in a PhD Nursing Program Using Tailored,Web-Based Recruitment Strategies” at the Montefiore Nursing Scholars 2nd Annual Research Symposium at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, NY.

Yamnia Cortes completes the NINR Summer Genetics Institute!
Yamnia Cortes was one of just 24 nurse scholars selected to attend the 4wk intentsive NINR Summer Genetics Institute (SGI).  This is a one-month intensive training program at the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland.  Participants were provided with 160 hours of lectures and laboratory training in molecular genetics.  The purpose of the SGI is to provide graduate students and faculty a foundation in genetics for use in research and clinical practice.
Congratulations to Yamnia!
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Transit Director Nancy Reame presented” Becoming a Nurse-Scientist as a Career Option” to the first cohort of the CDC-sponsored Summer Public Health Scholars Program.
On June 8, Transit Director Nancy Reame  presented” Becoming a Nurse-Scientist as a Career Option” to the first cohort of the CDC-sponsored Summer Public Health Scholars Program. The goal of the program is to  to foster an interest in public helath and biomedical science among minority undergraduates. The 45 Scholars from across the US.

Will spend an intensive 10 weeks on Columbia’s Medical Center campus focused on health disparities research and cultural competence training experiences. Along with her talk,  Dr Reame’s  a field trip to the  Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research located on the 10th floor of NY Presbyterian Hospital, where students visited the in-patient and outpatient clinical facilities, as well as the Biomarkers Core to learn about clinical research.
Nancy Reame, the Mary Dickey Lindsay Professor and Director of TRANSIT was an invited mentor at the 6th Annual Symposium of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's New Connections Program
Nancy Reame, the Mary Dickey Lindsay Professor and Director of TRANSIT (Training Nurse Scientists in Interdisciplinary and Translational Research) was an invited mentor at the 6th Annual Symposium of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's New Connections Program at the foundation headquarters in Princeton on July 20-22nd, 2012. Assistant Professor and TRANSIT Co-Director Robert Lucero also attended as an invited guest. New Connections, is an RWJ program to develop and retain a diverse, well-trained leadership and workforce in health and healthcare to meet the needs of all Americans. Created in 2005, New Connections is designed to expand the diversity of perspectives that inform RWJF program strategy and introduce new researchers and scholars to the Foundation.New Connections provides research funding opportunities for Junior Investigators and Mid-Career Consultants. For more information, please see their website http://www.rwjf-newconnections.org/apply-for-grant.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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