Grants for WCU projects announced by Research Administration

The following is a compilation of grants awarded at Western Carolina University during May 2019. The list is presented in unedited form, courtesy of WCU’s Office of Research Administration.

Title: Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship
PI: Ian Hewer
Funder: Health Resources and Services Administration
Amount: $20,455
Description: to provide support for the education of Nurse Anesthesia students in the WCU School of Nursing

Title: Nurse, Education, Practice, Quality and Retention- Registered Nurses in Primary Care
PI: Kae Livsey
Funder: Health Resources and Services Administration
Amount: $676,572
Description: to develop the supply of BSN-RNs with competencies needed for practice in primary care and to create demand for RNs working in these roles

Title: Scaled-Up Seminar
PI: Edward Lopez
Funder: Classical Liberals in the Carolinas
Amount: $25,000
Description: to contribute to 15 honoraria for economists who presented at Scaled-Up Seminar 2019

Title: US Small Business Administration
PI: Sandra Dennison
Funder: NC Small Business and Technology Development Center
Amount: $222,480
Description: to support the Small Business and Technology Development Center’s Regional Service Center at WCU