The Dermatology Nurses' Association
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Dermatology Nurse Research Grant

Dermatology Nurse Research Grant

Purpose: To recognize quality research in dermatology nursing which will improve dermatology patient care.

Criteria: The candidate must:

  1. Be an active DNA member for the past 2 years.
  2. Remain an active DNA member for the duration of their research
  3. Be employed in the specialty of dermatology.
  4. Be the principal investigator for the research.
  5. Agree to submit research findings within 2 years to the Journal of the Dermatology Nurses’ Association; or submit a poster presentation for a DNA Convention; or submit a presentation at a DNA Convention.
  6. Have research be in a format consistent with the nursing process and relevant to the specialty of dermatology
  7. Have all research approved by an Institutional Research Board.
  8. Obtain or maintain DNC/DCNP.

Submit: The candidate shall submit:

  1. A completed application.
  2. The research proposal
  3. A letter stating agreement to publish research findings with the DNA in one of the three above mentioned forms and send updates on their research to the award committee chairman every 6 months.
  4. Documentation research has been approved by an Institutional Research Board.
  5. Projected cost analysis of project.

Award: The recipient will be awarded a $2,000 grant.

Application: Download the Application (Acrobat)

Past Award Winners:

Year
Sponsor
Name of Grant Recipient
Title
Award
2011 Ortho Dermatologics Pamela Fletcher, MSN, DCNP Primary Care Nurse Practitioners Melanoma Assessment Knowledge, Practice and Perceived Barriers $2,000

2010

Ortho Dermatologics

Debra Shelestack, RN, PhD

Belief and Practices of Skin Cancer Awareness: Instrument Development and Testing

$2,000

2009

Ortho Dermatologics

Not Awarded.

Na

Na

2008

Ortho Neutrogena

Sin Yu Cecilia Wong, RN BSN

Quality of Life Issues Due to Excess Facial Hair and/or Folliculitis in Females.

$2,000

2007

Ortho Neutrogena

Alicia Van Cott, BS RN CCRC ANP

Workforce Characteristics of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners in the US

$2,000

2006

Ortho Neutrogena

Marianne C. Tawa, RN MSN NP

The Impact of UV Photographs on Adolescents' Sun Protection Attitudes and Behaviors

$2,000

2005

Ortho Neutrogena

Maryellen Maguire-Eisen, MSN A

Sun Protection Foundation UV Monitoring and Detection Program

$2,000

2004

Ortho Neutrogena

Leslie Plauntz, RN BA DNC

Moisturizers for Skin Care Following Burn Injury

$2,000

2003

 

Not awarded.

 

 

2002

 

Not awarded.

 

 

2001

Neutrogena

Elise Hazzard, MSN ARNP-BC DNC

 

$2,000

2000

Ortho

Mary Jane Howard

Ultraviolet Exposure: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior of College Students

$2,000

1999

Ortho

Vickie B. Stone, MS RN CS DRNC

 

$2,000

1998

 

Melodie S. Young, MSN RN ANP

Determining the Average Required Number of PUVA Treatments to Gain 75% Clearance of Psoriasis

$2,000?

 

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