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2019 ATS Abstract Scholarship Award Recipients

These Abstract Scholarship Awards have been funded by the American Thoracic Society

Kelly Calkins, PhD
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
Abstract Title: Critical Illness Survivors' Perceptions of Recovery

Heather Dunn, PhD
University of Iowa
Abstract Title: Assessing the Importance of Predictors of Successful Ventilator Weaning of Patients on Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation at Long Term Acute Care Hospitals

Raewyn Hopkins, BN, MPH
University of Auckland
Abstract Title: Lung Cancer Risk (PLCOm2012) and Pre-Existing Respiratory Morbidity in a Post-Hoc Analysis of the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST-ACRIN, N=10,054)

Karen Hyden, MSN
University of Colorado, Denver
Abstract Title: Barriers and Facilitators of High-Quality Community Based Palliative Care (CBPC): Perspectives of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Patients and Their Caregivers

Anna Krupp, PhD, MS, BSN
University of Pennsylvania
Abstract Title: Effect of Nursing Organizational Factors on ICU Utilization Among Medical and Surgical Patients

Sara Quagliade Campos Giampá, MSc
Heart Institute of the School of Medicine, University of São Paulo
Abstract Title: Sleep Quality and Quantity, Sleepiness and Cardiovascular Parameters of Bed Partners of Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Cross-Sectional Data from the SLEEP-PARTNERS Study

Ester Sapiña-Beltrán, MSc, RN
Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova and Santa Maria, IRBLleida, UdL, Lleida, Spain. Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Respiratorias(CIBERES), Madrid
Abstract Title: Effect of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Treatment in Untreated Hypertensive Patients Depending on the Circadian Blood Pressure Pattern

Lakshmana Swamy, MD, MBA
Boston University School of Medicine
Abstract Title: Burnout in Intensive Care Nurses Caring for Veterans

Elizabeth Thiede, BSN, RN
Penn State College of Nursing
Abstract Title: Exploring Caregiver Preparedness to Act as Surrogate Decision-Makers and Factors That Influence Their Decisions

Tania Von Visger, APRN, CCRN, MSN, PCCN, CCNS, CNS, PhD
The Ohio State University College of Nursing
Abstract Title: The Impact of a Multicomponent Integrative Intervention on Symptoms and Health Related Quality of Life for Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension

Milica Vukmirovic, PhD
Yale University School of Medicine
Abstract Title: Alveolar and Fibroblast Foci Specific Genome-Wide Gene Expression Profiling Identifies Common Dysregulated Expression of CREB1, a Regulator Across Cell Types, in IPF

Seoyoon Woo, BSN, RN
University of Michigan
Abstract Title: Evaluating and Refining a Preliminary Stigma Questionnaire for People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): A Cognitive Interviewing Study