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2024 Research and Scholarship Day: Poster Presentations


Research and Scholarship Day, hosted on April 16 by the Sigma Iota Xi At-Large Chapter and FAU Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, showcased outstanding student and faculty poster presentations on health issues ranging from maternal mortality, fathers as caregivers, veterans with PTSD, disparities in care to heart failure and hospital readmissions.

Dr. Candy Wilson, Interim Associate Dean of Research and Scholarship, delivered the opening remarks, and Dr. Karethy Edwards, Professor and Executive Director of FAU/NCHA Community Health Center, delivered a keynote address emphasizing the importance of research in advancing health care practices.

After the panel of judges reviewed all presentations, the best posters received awards for exemplary research and scholarly contributions.


BSN Category #3: "The Effect of Postpartum Depression on the Mother-Baby Relationships"

Presenters: Isabella Longo, Claire Trefry, Emma Morris, Gabi Falkowski, Sydney Gibbons, Mackenzie Zweeres & Dr. Armiel Suriaga

Honors 2 Category #17: "The Effects of Basic Military Training on Serum Iron Levels and Careers in Military Women: A Narrative Review"

Presenters: Hannah Sherman & Dr. Candy Wilson

Honors 3 Category #24: "The Lived Experience of Fathers as Caregivers of their Children"

Presenters: Janai Llerena & Dr. Ashley Rivera

DNP/PhD Category #37: "Examining Post-Traumatic Growth and Ease Among Adults Who Have Experienced the Trauma Cluster of Hurricane Dorian and the Coronavirus Disease Pandemic"

Presenter: Breanne R. Levarity

Faculty Category #40: "Enhancing Nurse Practitioner Student Preparation for Pediatric Practicum Settings"

Presenter: Olufunmilayo Akinpelu


research day photos