University of Minnesota cohosts MNRS conference

February 19, 2024

Barb McMorris

The University of Minnesota School of Nursing is cohosting the 48th annual Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) Conference in Minneapolis on Feb. 28-March 2. Additional cohosts include Mayo Clinic, Winona State University, Minnesota State University Mankato and the University of St. Thomas. The conference will be focused on Nursing Research in the Future: Exploring the Driving Forces.

Associate Professor Barb McMorris, PhD, was awarded Distinguished Abstract by MNRS for her abstract Are Adolescents’ Social Emotional Skills and Physical Activity Levels Protective Against Anxiety and Depression? Findings From the DiscoverU Afterschool Demonstration Project was named a Distinguished Abstract by the Midwest Nursing Research Society.

Twenty-seven faculty and students will discuss their research at the conference during poster, paper and symposium presentations. They include faculty members Wendy Looman, Barb McMorris, Laura Kirk, Robin Austin, Priya Rajamani, Esther Moon, Jenna Marquard, Anne McKechnie, Jiwoo Lee and Camille Brown. Students include Amanda Davis, Anna Graefe, Megan Holle Whipps, Bella Xiong, Anny Smith, Meg Schoenbauer, Shivani Muthya, Alex Woelfel, Annie Bell, Malin Britt, Emily Erickson, Kelli Fee-Schroder, Tipper Gallagher, Rida Jantraporn, Marshall Muehlbauer, Sue Park and Lynn Tanner.

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