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Current Faculty Funding & Scholarship

Comparative Effectiveness of Pre-Diabetes Approaches in the Rural Latino Populations

Principal Investigator/Project Lead: Mary A. Nies, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAAHB

Funding Agency: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

Grant Period: October 2017- September 2018

Purpose: The goal is to establish partnerships with all involved in pre-diabetic Latinos care to develop research questions that will improve the ability of pre-diabetic Latinos to make informed choices about their pre-diabetic state.


Idaho Senior Refugee Interprofessional Holistic Health Project

Project Director/Principal Investigator: Mary A. Nies, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAAHB

Original Project Director/Principal Investigator: Kelly Fanning, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Funding Agency: Nurse Education, Practice, Quality, and Retention Program; Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Grant Period: July 2015- August 2019

Purpose: Use an Interprofessional collaborative care model to provide healthcare services to the underserved refugee population in Idaho through the interprofessional education of nursing and other health discipline students.


Health Belief Model factors as predictors of parental misclassification of weight of preschool child

Principal Investigator: Tanna Woods, PhD Candidate

Mentor: Mary A. Nies, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAAHB

Funding Agency: Sigma Theta Tau

Grant Period: 2018-2019

Purpose: To determine predictors of parental misclassification of child weight


Jonas Nurse Leader Scholars

Principal Investigator: Mary A. Nies, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAAHB

Funding Agency: Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, New York City, NY

Grant Period: 2014 - 2018

Purpose: Provide funding for Doctoral Students enrolled in the PhD program.


Food Insecurity, Obesity, and Impulsive Food Choice

Principal Investigator: Erin B. Rasmussen, PhD, Professor of Psychology

Independent Monitoring Team Member: Mary A. Nies, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAAHB

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health.

Grant Period: June 2016 - May 2019

Purpose: To examine the extent to which food security status influences impulsive choice processes that relate to purchase and consumption of unhealthy foods.


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