Faculty and Postdoctoral Funded Research

Principal Investigator/
Multi PI
Allison Anbari, PhD, RN & Zachary Massey, PhD (Journalism)Examining Reactions to Alcohol Consumption and Breast Cancer Health Warnings: The ABC Health Warning Experiment with Young Adult Women in the USMissouri Center for Addiction Research and Engagement (MO-CARE)7/1/23 – 6/30/24
Jane Armer, PhD, RN, FAANApplication of eXplainable Artificial Intelligence for Automatic Stratification / Prioritization of Patient Subpopulations for Deep Understanding of COVID-19 and Cancer Associations in Cerner DatabaseInstitute of Clinical and Translational Services/Washington University at St. Louis3/1/22 – 2/28/23
Valerie Bader, PhD, APRNMidwest Integration of National HIV CurriculumHealth Resources & Services Administration (Sub-contract with University of Illinois at Chicago)9/1/23 – 8/31/26
Robin Harris, DNP, RNNurse Faculty Loan ProgramHealth Resources and Services Administration7/1/22 – 6/30/23
Robin Harris, DNP, RN &
Amber Vroman, MS(N), RN, CMSRN
Success Coach Initiative: Student Success Care ModelMissouri State Board of Nursing Education Incentive Program12/4/23 – 12/4/24
Alisha Johnson, PhD, RNUnderstanding the Unique Contribution of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses to Achieve Improved Nursing Home OutcomesThe Donaghue Foundation1/1/23 – 12/31/24
Alisha Johnson, PhD, RNUnderstanding Typology, Facilitators, and Barriers to Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Use in Missouri Long Term Care FacilitiesMU Research Council6/1/23 – 5/31/24
Alisha Johnson, PhD, RN & Marjorie Skubic, PhD (Engineering)Using Contactless Sensors to Remotely Monitor FallingNSF IUCRC Phase 1: Center to Stream Healthcare in Place (Sub-contract with University of Arizona)7/1/23 – 6/30/24
Knoo Lee, PhD, RNDevelopment of a Scenario-Based Virtual Learning Environment of Escalating Clinical Situation using VR Technology for Nursing StudentsMU Postdoctoral Research & MU Graduate Professional Council4/10/22 – 7/31/23
Knoo Lee, PhD, RNBuilding Bridges: Collaborative Development of an Open-Source Virtual Reality (VR) Simulation for Nursing Education to Empower Diverse Nursing StudentsMU South African Education Program9/4/23 – 9/3/25
Knoo Lee, PhD, RNRemote Sensing for ADRD-Specific Activities Identification in Older AdultsAlzheimer’s Association Research Grant — New to the Field8/01/24 – 7/31/27
Jennifer O’Conner, PhD, RN, CFCN, CNE &
Robin Harris, DNP, RN
Unlicensed Assistive Personnel Training to Address the Nursing Shortage: A Partnership with MU Sinclair School of Nursing and University of Missouri Health CareMissouri Department of Economic Development1/20/23 – 9/30/26
Lori Popejoy, PhD, RN, FAAN & Blaine Reeder, PhDDemonstration for ASSETS for Aging in PlaceMissouri Department of Social Services9/1/21 – 8/30/24
Kimberly Powell, PhD, RNReducing Avoidable Nursing Home-to-Hospital Transfers of Residents with ADRD: An Analysis of Interdisciplinary Team Communication Using Text MessagesNIH/National Institute on Aging R018/15/22 – 5/31/25
Kimberly Powell, PhD, RN &
Ashley Woods, PhD Student Recipient
Reducing Avoidable Nursing Home-to-Hospital Transfers of Residents with ADRD: An Analysis of Interdisciplinary Team Communication Using Text Messages (Diversity Supplement)NIH/National Institute on Aging Diversity Supplement11/1/23 – 5/31/24
Marilyn Rantz, PhD, RN, FAANQuality Improvement Program for Missouri (QIPMO)Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services7/1/22 – 6/30/24
Marilyn Rantz, PhD, RN, FAANHAI/Infection Control and Assessment Response Team (ICAR)Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services1/1/22 – 7/31/24
Anne Sales, PhD, RN, FAANImproving Safe Use of Direct Oral Anticoagulants: A Population Health ApproachAgency for Healthcare Research & Quality R18 (Sub-contract with University of Michigan)1/1/22 – 3/30/23
Anne Sales, PhD, RN, FAANAligning Financial Incentives to Promote Rational Use of Active Surveillance for Prostate CancerNIH/National Cancer Institute R01 (Sub-contract with University of Michigan)4/1/22 – 3/31/27
Anne Sales, PhD, RN, FAANStent Omission After Ureteroscopy and Lithotripsy in the Michigan Urological Surgery Improvement
Collaborative (SOUL MUSIC)
Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (Sub-Contract with University of Michigan)12/1/22 – 11/30/25
Amy Vogelsmeier, PhD, RN, FAAN & Lori Popejoy, PhD, RN, FAANDeveloping Improved Guidelines for Nursing Home-Associated Viral Respiratory Infections: Learning From the COVID-19 ExperienceAgency for Healthcare Research & Quality R019/1/21 – 8/31/25