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Research First Friday April 2

Presenter: Dr. Tracy Klein, PhD, ARNP and Dr. Daniel Hartung, PharmD, MPH

Title: Expanding Prescriptive Authority to APRNs for Buprenorphine: Acquisition, Access, and Impact

Description: This presentation is part of a three-part study of prescription drug monitoring state data to examine how expansion of federal prescribing law increased access to buprenorphine, focusing on very rural Oregon counties. Future studies will identify predictors of expanded authority acquisition as well as any subsequent impact on co-prescribing of other controlled substances.

Zoom Info:

Join Zoom Meeting from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android:
Meeting ID: 954 5273 0595
Passcode: 1037

UPDATED WIN Poster Template and Instructions

Faculty and Graduate Students Presenting at WIN:

I have attached the updated PPT poster template to be used for WIN 2021.

It is sized at 43.6 X 24.5 per WIN poster specifications. The template has multiple layouts to choose from so please review the guidelines and instructions listed below when developing your poster.

Poster Guidelines:
Poster Template Instructions:

If you need a professional photo to use in a poster or presentation, the college has an Adobe Stock Photos account. You may find a photo at: and email me the link to download it for you.

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Research First Friday March 5

Presenter: Angela Brittain, PhD, RN

Title: Effective Communication of System-Level Events for System Health

Description: The purpose of this research was to increase understanding of the perceptions of nurses and nursing leaders from magnet-designated and non-magnet-designated hospital organizations regarding what system-level events or circumstances may degrade hospital system health and compromise patient safety.

Zoom Info:

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Meeting ID: 954 5273 0595
Passcode: 1037

Wake Up With Research covers COVID-19 and vulnerable populations Feb. 24

The next WSU Spokane Health Sciences Wake Up With Research virtual event is Feb. 24 at 7:30 a.m. and features a discussion about COVID-19 and vulnerable populations, including the Marshallese, testing and immunization outreach, vulnerability index and detection of the virus in wastewater. You can watch live on YouTube.

The first 30 who RSVP will receive a complimentary breakfast box mailed to them.

Wake Up With Research features COVID research across the system

Wake Up With Research is a brain boost and breakfast hosted by WSU Health Sciences Spokane where researchers share science with the community. Learn from WSU Health Sciences researchers as they discover and untangle complex problems to enrich quality of life for us all.

The first Wake Up With Research is Jan. 27 from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. and focuses on COVID research across the WSU system.

Speakers include:

John Roll, PhD
Professor and Vice Dean for Research, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, Associate Vice President for Strategic Research Initiatives

Celestina Barbosa-Leiker, PhD
WSU Spokane’s Vice Chancellor for Research and Associate … » More …

Research First Friday

Drs. Natsuko Wood and Janessa Graves will both be presenting their scholarship, recently disseminated at the American Public Health Association national conference.  

Natsuko WoodPresenter: Natsuko Wood, PhD, RN

Title: Psychometric validation using exploratory factor analysis on the Breastfeeding Relationship Scale
Description: The purpose of this study was to test psychometric properties of a 25-items self-reported instruments, the Breastfeeding Relationship Scale (BFRS).  Exploratory Factor Analyses suggested the BFRS consisted of 16 items with 3 factors: Perceived Adequate Milk, Mother-Infant Interactions and Breastfeeding Synchronicity.



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MyResearch Database training/refresher

Friday, October 30, from 1-2 p.m., via Zoom

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android:
Meeting ID: 941 9482 7420
Passcode: 280200

Dust off your MyResearch database navigation skills and learn how to review your grant budgets in time for any major changes prior to Modernization’s upcoming freeze dates. Ariana Evensen, WSU College of Nursing (Spokane) grants and contracts manager, will be hosting a training session on the use of the WSU Office of Research’s MyResearch database. Learn how to use your dashboard to track the status of your grants, IRB applications and grant expenditures. Participants should have access … » More …

IREACH Call for Pilot Proposals

$20K opportunity focused on “research with a demonstrated potential to advance social justice”

The Institute for Research and Education to Advance Community Health is currently accepting applications for grants to foster research at Washington State University. Two categories of proposals will be considered during this funding cycle: (1) research that will provide significant and innovative contributions to American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, LatinX, or rural health; and (2) research with a demonstrated potential to advance social justice. Applications relating to these topics from faculty members in any discipline are welcome.

Please see attached application packet for further details.

Dedra Buchwald, MD, … » More …