Nursing Research Grant

Submissions Open: February, 2015
Submissions Deadline: May 1, 2015

PCNA and the American Nurses Foundation have partnered to award a $5,000 grant to encourage the research career development of nurses. In support of the mission of PCNA, individuals whose research is focused on cardiovascular disease prevention may apply.


To be eligible one must:

  • Be a current member or join PCNA
  • Address the prevention of cardiovascular disease in the proposed research
  • Present the results at the annual meeting of the PCNA within 2 years of completion


Additional information

Past Winners

  • Pamela Martyrn-Nemeth, PhD, RN, University of Illinois at Chicago: Hypoglycemic Fear: Influence on Glucose Viariability in Type 1 Diabetes 
  • Victoria Pak, RN. MS, PhD, University of Pennsylvania: Biological Mechanisms of Sleepiness Symptoms in Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease 
  • Lea Ann Matura, PhD, University of Pennsylvania: Proinflammatory Cytokines and Symptoms in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension 
  • Eileen Stuart-Shor, PhD, ANP, University of Massachusetts: Global Cardiovascular Risk Assessment: Kenya Heart and Sole Program 
  • Elena Flowers, RN, MSN, MAS, PhDc, University of California San Francisco: MicroRNA Expression and Cardiovascular Risk Factors