Research + Innovation Week 2018

Join UC College of Nursing as we celebrate Research & Innovation Week, April 9-14. This year, we're exploring the social determinants of health care with four events throughout the week.


April 9: Student Research & Translation

Master of Science in Nursing Poster Presentations

Monday, April 9, 2-3 p.m., Procter Hall 2nd Floor

MSN students will present their research during this first-ever digital poster session.


April 10: Social & Community Context

"You've Always Got Your Phone with You, Even if You're Just Going Somewhere to Cry": Smartphone-Based Safety Planning with Abused Women

Tuesday, April 10, 10-11 a.m., Procter Hall 274

Tina L. Bloom, PhD, MPH, BSN, RN, Associate Professor and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar at the University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing, will discuss the social and community context of research in relation to intimate partner violence. Clinicians, researchers and students will learn how the Internet and smartphones can be leveraged to improve access to safety planning for abused women.


April 11: Education

Social Determinants of Education

Wednesday, April 11, Noon-1:30 p.m., Procter Hall 286

Whitney Gaskins, PhD, CDP, Assistant Dean of Inclusive Excellence & Community Engagement and Assistant Professor at UC College of Engineering and Applied Science, and Heidi Kloos, PhD, Director of Children's Cognitive Research Lab and Associate Professor of Psychology at UC College of Arts & Sciences, will present research on the social determinants that impact education outcomes. A group discussion and networking session will follow.


April 12: Neighborhoods & Built Environment

Building an Environment for Health: Partnerships to Ensure Safe & Affordable Housing as a Basic Human Right

Thursday, April 12, Noon-1 p.m., Procter 288

Rebecca Lee, PhD, RN, Associate Professor at UC College of Nursing, and Mary Reid, JD, MSW, LISW, Social Services Director for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, will lead a discussion on current efforts and ideas for the future to bridge the gap between research and translation to address homelessness in Cincinnati. The presentation also will explore ways to foster collaboration between researchers and practitioners of the next generation. Bring a lunch. Refreshments and dessert will be provided.