Research & Education Grants

Meriter Foundation offers physicians and affiliated staff access to funding through its Research & Education Grants program. A subcommittee of the Foundation Board of Directors awards, on average, $500,000 each year.  The studies and educational opportunities listed below are currently underway because of the sole financial support of Meriter Foundation:

2014 Research & Education Awards

Clinical Research

    • $35,000 - Oxytocinergic Signaling and Retinopathy in Premature Infants Study
    • $35,000 - Iron Regulated Proteins in Newborns Study
    • $35,000 - Mechanism of Hyperoxia Study
    • $12,750 - PANDAS Study to Improve Management of Neonates with Drug Abstinence Syndrome

Patient Care Initiatives

    • $33,250 - Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Research Support
    • $27,800 - Enhanced RN role in Patient-Centered Medical Home
    • $25,000 - Advance Care Planning and Faith Ambassadors Programs
    • $24,000 - Geriatric Care Improvement in the Emgerency Department
    • $20,000 - NICQ Innovations in Newborn Care
    • $10,000 - Journey to Excellence Peer Review Workshop and Conference
    • $5,000 - Prenatal Counseling for Parents of Neonates with Drug Abstinence Syndrome
    • $2,000 - Palliative Care Forum

Education

    • $65,000 - Student Nurse Extern Program
    • $65,000 - Nurse Residency Program
    • $11,000 - Dialectical Behavior Training for NewStart staff
    • $8,700 - Neonatal Resuscitation Simulation Education
    • $8,500 - Ethics Advisory Group
    • $8,000 - Social Work Intern at Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Hospital
    • $8,000 - Social Work Intern for Adult Psychiatry
    • $6,000 - New Directions in NICU Education
    • $5,000 - Emergency Nursing Certification
    • $5,000 - Pain Management Certification Review Course
    • $4,000 - Progressive Care Certification
    • $4,000 - Social Work Intern for Emergency Services
    • $3,900 - Electronic Fetal Monitoring Certification
    • $2,500 - STABLE Instructor Course Training
    • $1,600 - Certified Nurse Operating Room Preparation Training

 

 

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