PhD Student Wins Dean’s Award for Poster Presentation

Jennifer O’Connor receives Dean's Award.

Nov. 12, 2015

Jennifer O’Connor, second year MU SSON PhD student, received the Sinclair School of Nursing Dean’s Award for her research poster “Leisure Time Physical Inactivity, Obesity, and Diabetes Rates in the Southern United States” at the University of Missouri’s Health Sciences Research Day on Thursday, November 12th, 2015. Jennifer’s research mentor is Deidre Wipke-Tevis PhD, RN.

Each year, students from the MU School of Medicine, MU School of Health Professions, and the MU Sinclair School of Nursing take part in the University of Missouri Health Sciences Research Day poster competition.  Each Dean can select one student from their school to receive the Dean’s Award.

You can see all of the winners from the 2015 Health Sciences Research Day here.