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School of Nursing Faculty and Students present at Council for Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS) meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: September 24, 2012
Media Contact: Ashley Wiggin, aaw4@uw.edu, 206-221-2456

School of Nursing Faculty and PhD Students attended the Council for Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS) meeting in Washington DC, September 13-15. Several presented posters and led sessions on various topics, including those listed below. Congratulations to all of our faculty and students for their great work!

Symposium: Symptom Clusters During the Menopausal Transition and Early Postmenopause: From Modeling to Therapeutics

Outcomes of Stress Urinary Incontinence during the Menopausal Transition and Early Postmenopause:  Observations from the Seattle Midlife Women's Health Study
Nancy Woods, Ellen Mitchell

Traditional Chinese Medicine for Symptom Clusters during the Menopausal Transition and Early Postmenopause:  A Systematic Review
Lisa Taylor-Swanson, Nancy Woods, Ellen Mitchell

Soy, Isoflavone, and Amino Acid Therapies for Symptom Clusters during the Menopause Transition and Early Postmenopause: A Systematic Review    
Annette Thomas, Nancy Woods, Ellen Mitchell

Mind-Body Therapies for Symptom Clusters during the Menopausal Transition and Early Postmenopause:  A Systematic Review
Lori Cray, Nancy Woods, Ellen Mitchell

Herbal Therapies for Symptom Clusters during the Menopausal Transition and Early Postmenopause: A Systematic Review
Rita Ismail, Nancy Woods, Ellen Mitchell

Symptom Clusters and Well-being during the Menopausal Transition and Early Postmenopause
Lori Cray, Nancy Woods, Ellen Mitchell, Jerald Herting


Podium Presentations

Sleep, Pain and Fatigue in Children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Teresa Ward, Sarah Ringold, Carol Wallace, Carol Landis

Effects of Acculturation and Literacy on Cardiovascular Health of Mexican-American Women
Viola Benavente

Exploring predictors of ARV adherence among HIV positive women in North America
Lynda Tyer-Viola, Kathleen Sullivan, Paula Reid, Anthony Guarino, Inge Corless, Patrice Nicholas, Dawson-Rose Carol, Dean Wantland, Joachim Voss, Lucille Eller, William Holzemer, Kathleen Nokes, Elizabeth Sefcik, Kenn Kirksey, J.Craig Phillips, Maria Rivero-Mendez, Allison Webel, Carmen Portillio, Mallory Johnson

A Comparison of the Natural History of Symptoms, Severity and Recovery Following Traumatic Brain Injury in Younger and Older Adults.
Hilaire J Thompson, Tessa Rue, Frederick P. Rivara

Poster Presentations

Anticipation of Public Speaking and Sleep and the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis in Women with Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Margaret Heitkemper, Kevin Cain, Monica Jarrett

Biobehavioral Abdominal Discomfort Assessment
Angela Martino, Margaret Heitkemper, Anthony Zuccolotto, Wendy Henderson

Post-stroke fatigue and post-stroke depression are separate but related
Pamela Mitchell, Kyra Becker, Catherine Kirkness, Ruth Kohen, Ann Buzaitis, Pamela Weisman

Spectral Density Distribution of Premature Infant Brain Function
Lauren Thorngate, Shuyuann Foreman, Robert Burr, Karen Thomas

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