2020 Student Poster Competition Winners


In the BSN Student Category:

1st Place: Joy Park, Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Maternal Periodontal Health Assessment: Reliability and Validity of an Oral Symptom Survey
1st Place: Jane Claeys, University of Minnesota
Association Between Family Stroke History and Personal Stroke Risk Score: A Community Survey
2nd Place: Isabel Gollmar, University of Kentucky College of Nursing
What Contributes to High Adolescent Pregnancy Rates in Ecuador? a Secondary Analysis of a Qualitative Study
    3rd Place: Makenzie Smith, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Exploration of Endogenous Melatonin and Puberty in Children with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
Honorable Mention: Blaire Bemel, University of Minnesota
A Predictive Model for Developing Long-Term Opioid Use After Neurosurgery and Orthopedic Surgery

In the MSN Student Category:

1st Place: Bonnie Alver, University of Minnesota
The Role of Community in Promoting Healthy Cooking and Eating Behaviors for Customers of the Twin Cities Mobile Market
2nd Place: Olanrewaju Awosika, DePaul University
A Systematic Review Examining the Relationship between Food Insecurity and Early Childhood Physiological Health Outcomes
  3rd Place: Leena Almasri, Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center
Vaccine Effectiveness in Adults Over Age 65 With Diabetes Mellitus
Honorable Mention: Allyson Figlar, Cleveland State University
Screening for Human Trafficking

In the DNP Student Category:

1st Place: Eleftheria Karapas, Loyola University Chicago
Reducing Cardiac Telemetry Nuisance Alarms through Evidence-Based Interventions
2nd Place: Elizabeth Wang, Purdue University School of Nursing
Can Mobile Technology Improve Weight Loss in Overweight Adults? A Systematic Review
3rd Place: Maureen McCormick, Lewis University
The Impact of Motivational Interviewing on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Care
Honorable Mention: Valerie Tobin, Rush University
The Effect of Adverse Childhood Experiences on the Health of Transgender and Gender Diverse and Cisgender Adolescents
Honorable Mention: Lorna Dudzik, Lewis University
Implementation of a Low-Dose, High-Frequency Cardiac Resuscitation Quality Improvement Program in a Community

In the PhD Student Category:

   1st Place: Alaa Albashayreh, University of Iowa, College of Nursing
Discussing End-of-Life Goals of Care and Treatment Preferences: Qualitative Interviews With Seriously Ill Adults
2nd Place: Christine Horvat Davey, Case Western Reserve University
Genetic Correlates of Patient-Reported Fatigue in Individuals With End Stage Renal Disease
3rd Place: Chuka Emezue, Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri-Columbia
Supporting Male Victims of Sexual Assault: The Role of Authentic Empathy (AE) in Stigma Management Practices as Narrated by Victim Service Providers (VSP)
Honorable Mention: Lori Erickson, University of Missouri-Kansas City
LEANS: Determinants of Length of Stay After Neonatal Cardiac Surgery Using a Path Analysis
Invitation to Participate

Each school determined and used its own procedure to select up to three (3) students to participate in each of the following educational programs:


        • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)
        • Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) or Master’s in Nursing (MN)
        • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
        • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science (PhD)

Abstract Criteria
Students were required to show the following during the submission process:
** Students who submit for the Competitive Abstracts are not eligible to submit for a Student Poster.