PNEIG Educational Scholarship Winners and Research Awards

by Admin on May 27, 2015

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PNEIG Educational Scholarship Winners
Leigh-ChapmanLeigh Chapman is a PhD Candidate at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing under the supervision of Sioban Nelson. Leigh’s doctoral research will explore the competency assessment of regulated health professional employees in a Canadian academic hospital. Leigh is also a research fellow at The Wilson Centre, under the supervision of Brian Hodges.

Sauve-CressmanSauvé Cressman is a graduate of the BScN program at McMaster University. She started her nursing career in medicine at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and then moved into the fast-paced emergency and trauma department. She is currently pursuing her MSc and PHCNP diploma at McMaster University. At present she is working in the emergency department in Kitchener-Waterloo where she has developed a passion for the older adult population. Her goal is to become a leader in her community for providing access and quality care for older adults.

PNEIG Research Awards
Barbara-ChyzzyBarbara Chyzzy is a third year PhD student at Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, UofT. She is also a clinical instructor at UofT and in the UNB/Humber Collaborative Bachelor of Nursing Program. Barbara teaches in the area of community nursing and child/adolescent health. Her research interests include health promotion, adolescent mental health, social support and mobile health (mHealth) interventions. For her PhD project, she is conducting a pilot randomized controlled trial to determine the feasibility of a mobile phone based peer support intervention to prevent postpartum depression among adolescent mothers.

Kadeen-BriscoeKadeen Briscoe earned an undergraduate degree in nursing from the UOIT/Durham College Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing Honours program in 2009. She has a clinical background in Level III Neonatal Intensive Care. Currently pursuing her MN at York University, her thesis is focused on investigating parents’ and nurses’ perspectives on needs of parents with infants born before the completion of 32 weeks gestation, and the association between parental needs and illness severity in the first 10 days of admission. Kadeen is passionate about education, as demonstrated by her service as a student representative on several graduate program committees and nursing interest groups.

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