Anne Hamilton, a doctoral student at the VCU School of Nursing, recently received a National Research Service Award (NRSA) through the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR). Through this award, Hamilton is the newest predoctoral fellow at the School. Her research will focus on “Patient discomfort and agitation in the ICU: ET tube movement effects.”
Mary Jo Grap, PhD, RN, FAAN, associate professor and Hamilton’s grant sponsor, has been impressed by Hamilton’s commitment to nursing research.
“She is an excellent clinician with an exceptional ability to clearly communicate issues related to clinical practice and its applicability to nursing research. Anne has extensive knowledge of evidence based practice in critical care and is able to successfully interact with all level of staff to improve patient care through nursing research,” Grap said.

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