College of Nursing
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.
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.