Kathleen Hickey Named Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ‘Nurse Faculty Scholar’. Genetics Researcher Working with Cardiac Patients is Selected for Prestigious Program to Advance Careers of the Nation’s Most Promising Junior Nurse Faculty

Kathleen Hickey, EdD, C-ANP, C-FPN, Assistant Professor of Nursing at The Columbia University School of Nursing, has won a competitive grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to conduct innovative research on genetic mutations that may predispose individuals to a higher possibility of sudden cardiac death. Hickey is one of just 15 nurse educators from around the country to receive the three-year $350,000 “Nurse Faculty Scholar? award this year. It is given to junior faculty who show outstanding promise as future leaders in academic nursing. The grant period begins this month.

Posted: 09/29/2009


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