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Research Update

NANN research drives the practice of neonatal nursing. For this reason, NANN strives to provide avenues for members to become more active in accessing, understanding, conducting, and advancing research and evidence-based neonatal care.

2021 NANN Small Grant Recipients 

The Small Grants program accepts applications from NANN members interested in developing their research skills and initiating their own research study or evidence-based practice (EBP)/quality improvement (QI) project. The purpose of the NANN research and EBP/QI proposal grant program is to build the research study and EBP/QI project capacity of neonatal nurses.

Through a productive mentor-mentee relationship, this award supports neonatal nurses who have not previously engaged in writing research or EBP/QI proposals or who have not been successful in obtaining previous funding to begin a research or EBP/QI project in an area of interest. Learn more about the Small Grants program.

This year, NANN received a record number of strong submissions, and we are proud to announce the 2021 recipients of the NANN Small Grants:

Diana Cartagena, PhD RN CPNP
Old Dominion University
Project: Relationships Between Health Outcomes of Premature Very Low Birth Weight Minority Infants and Proportion of Feedings Consisting of Mother's Breast Milk

Nina Juntereal, BSN, RN
University of Pennsylvania
Project: A Prospective Cohort Study of Antenatal Milk Expression and Milk Supply in Mothers of Infants with Congenital Surgical Anomalies

Kathryn Malin, PhD RN NNP-BC APNP
Marquette University
Project: Family Stress During and After NICU Hospitalization: A Feasibility Study

Interested in submitting a research survey to NANN members?

Would you like to distribute your survey to thousands of neonatal nursing professionals via NANN E-News? Seek approval for publication by reviewing our instructions and completing the application.

Disclaimer: NANN is not an active sponsor of or participant in approved research surveys. NANN does not collect or monitor survey data related to approved research surveys. It is the sole responsibility of the researcher to collect the data for their survey. In addition, NANN is unable to share member contact information with researchers.

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