C 01 SPECIAL SESSION: Women's Health and Sleep Research: A Health Ecology Exemplar for Dialogue on the Keys to Building a Research Career

Friday, 25 July 2014: 1:30 PM-2:45 PM
Description/Overview: This session will involve interactive dialogue between the audience and presenter related to the strategies and skills needed for the building of an interdisciplinary research program as an academic clinician scientist. An exemplar of midlife women's health and sleep science according to a health ecology framework will be outlined. Revealed will be the research program outcomes, meaning for clinical practice and science growth potentials. Going beyond the typical Q & A, integrated will be opportunity for presenter and audience ideas, lessons learned and tips. Content to include how to: optimize success in attaining research funding through persuasive proposal writing; power pack a proposal to support the next proposal; gain skill in self-critique and ‘how to play the game’; and prepare for outcomes that support or refute hypotheses; all important to developing and sustaining a research program.
Moderators:  Sara Mitchell Edwards, RN, CNM, MN, MPH, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Organizers:  Joan L Shaver, PhD, RN, FAAN, FWAN, Department of Biobehavioral Health Science, University of Arizona, College of Nursing, Tucson, AZ