The Neuroscience Nursing Research Center successfully guides nurses from concept to dissemination. Here are some of the major accomplishments of the NNRC:
- The NNRC hosts the 1st International Neuroscience Nursing Research Symposium in August.
- Hlaing ‘Sue’ Thu (Nursing Research Fellow) received the Diana and Richard Strauss Employee Recognition Award.
- Christine Yu (TWU nursing student) was selected to attend the Texas legislators “Research Day at the Capital” to present her Capstone.
- Aljean Santos (ENSPIRE intern) produces the first NNRC Music Video. Cranial Nerves Music Video
- Kyloni Phillips, RN, NP (Parkland Hospital) is the first nurse outside of UT Southwestern to publish an article with the NNRC.
- The NNRC becomes a Central Research Office, as we are now hosting data from multiple sites outside of the UT Southwestern system.
- Guilla Santos (ENSPIRE intern) is awarded the TWU Chancellor’s Research Scholar Award - the first undergraduate nursing student to ever be selected for this award.
- James West, RN, BSN (Nursing Research Fellow) received the Diana and Richard Strauss Employee Recognition Award.
- The NNRC team submits their first NIH-RO1 application.
- The first NNRC Magnet abstract writing session in November produces 24 nursing abstract submissions.
- The first NNRC Manuscript Bootcamp is held in December with six attendees.
- The second cohort of NNRC Fellows successfully completed Research Bootcamp in January.
- The NNRC Website is launched tinyurl.com/neuroNNRC
- Maureen Le Danseur becomes the first NNRC Nursing Research Fellow to receive external funding with three concurrent grants in support of research.
- The first off-campus NNRC research project is conducted at Texas Woman’s University Simulation Lab.
- The NNRC completes its first off-campus Research Bootcamp at St. Joseph Hospital in Fullerton, California.
- Kimberly Harrison, RN, BSN, becomes the first NNRC nurse, who is not a research fellow, to author a manuscript.
- The NNRC office officially takes residence on 5th floor of the Charles Sprague building on the UT Southwestern Campus.
- Parkland Memorial Hospital funds two Nursing Research Fellowships.
- The first NNRC Research Bootcamp was held in January.
- First multicenter research collaboration was initiated with Duke University School of Nursing.
- NNRC expands to include nurses from Parkland Memorial Hospital.
- Amy Weaver, RN, BSN, becomes the first NNRC nurse author when her manuscript is published in Advance For Nurses on September 26th.
- In October, three nursing students from Texas Woman’s University became the first three ENSPIRE interns to join the NNRC.
- In December, Hlaing “Sue” Thu became the first Nursing Research Fellow to graduate from the NNRC fellowship program.
- The NNRC is officially endorsed.
- The first six nursing research fellows from UT Southwestern were accepted into the NNRC in November.