Center for Nursing Research


About the Center for Nursing Research

The Center for Nursing Research (CNR) advances the College of Nursing (CON) research and scholarship mission by facilitating faculty and student efforts to obtain external funding to support research, educational, and service demonstration projects. The CNR team coordinates student and faculty access to a wide range of support services within the College of Nursing and Augusta University.

MISSION
In supporting the strategic plans of Augusta University and the CON to achieve the goal of becoming a “R1 University,” the CNR aims to advance research and other types of scholarship by facilitating the research efforts and success of faculty and students to:
      - Obtain extramural research, training, and service funding
      - Disseminate findings through publications, presentations, and implementation
      - Create a supportive environment for employing a cadre of established researchers

GOALS
The CNR team provides meaningful services to support CON faculty and students in reaching the following goals:
     -  Increase funded research
     -  Boost database publications with significant authorship and impact
     -  Create a supportive environment for employing a cadre of established researchers

SUPPORT SERVICES

Research and Grants
Grants preparation - developing program of research and identifying funding opportunities
Pre-award support - proposal development and grant submissions
Post-award support - grants management and progress reports
Research protocol support - human subjects protocol submission, amendments, and continuing reviews
Research data consultation – data collection, management, analysis, and interpretation

Student Research
Grants preparation- developing program of research and identifying funding opportunities
Data management support and data analysis consultation
Research protocol support - human subjects protocol submission, amendments, and continuing reviews
Professional presentations - travel awards, poster production, and graphics consultation

Scholarship and Dissemination
Publications - manuscript preparation and editorial services, high impact journals
Professional presentations - travel awards, poster production, and graphics consultation
Research workshops and seminars

 
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s. pamela  shiao, phd, rn, faan

Associate Dean for Research, E. Louise Endowed Grant Chair, Professor
706-721-6799
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 Julie Zadinsky, phd, rn

Assistant Dean for Research, PhD Program Director, Assistant Professor
706-721-2469
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Thomas Joshua, MS

Assistant Professor, Research Data Manager
706-721-4093
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 Chelsey lemons, ms

Research Associate
706-721-3162
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j. Keith Williams, ba

Grant Development Specialist II
706-721-7688
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bridgett  hill, m. ed.

Program Manager II
706-729-2614
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Vicki Burchfield, mlis

Nursing Information Librarian
706-721-9742
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Center for Nursing Research | Health Sciences Bldg, 4th Floor, EC-4515, 706.721.3162
987 Saint Sebastian Way, Augusta, GA 30912-2613