Health Equity Grants Funded



Congratulations to the 2021 Health Equity Grant Recipients!


Study Name Institution Primary Investigator
Exploring Social Determinants of Health and Vaccine Declination: Pilot Survey of Adults within a Safety Net Healthcare System Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (Torrance, CA) Nancy Blake, PhD, RN, CCRN-K, NHDP-BC, NEA-BC, FAAN
Prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in Haitian Americans in the Northeast and Southeast Region of the United States NYC Health + Hospitals (NY, NY) Balkys Bivins, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC and Natalia Cineas, DNP, APRN
Improving Access to Equitable Healthcare with State-of-the-Art Technology in School-Located Immunization Clinics Akron Children's Hospital Camilla Giallourakis, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC/AC
Evaluating Progress and Gaps in Using a Care Coordination System to Address Social Determinants of Health Cone Health Marjorie Jenkins, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE
Clinical Experiences of Racism Encountered by Black Women Seeking Non-Pregnancy Related Reproductive Healthcare University of Iowa College of Nursing Melissa Lehan Mackin, PhD, RN
Feasibility of Home-Based Pulmonary Rehab Program to Increase Equitable Access to COPD Patients Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Southwestern Vermont Health Care Caitlin Tilley, BSN, RN, CEN, SANE
Cultural Care Needs of Spanish Speaking Parents with Limited English Proficiency Whose Children Are Hospitalized: An Ethno-nursing Study Cook Children's Health Care System (Fort Worth, TX) Jennifer Stephen, MSN, RN, CPN
Examining Unintended Consequences of a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Redesign: Identifying and Mitigating Adverse Impacts on Vulnerable Populations North Carolina A&T State University (Greensboro, NC) Bonnie Fields, PhD, RN, MSN, MBA
OC Youth Survivor Perspectives on Healthcare and Human Trafficking CHOC (Children’s Hospital of Orange County) Lisa Murdock, MSN, RN, CNE
Takes a Village to Put Food in the Bank: Changing Food Insecurity in our Community One Patient at a Time Garnet Health Medical Center (Middletown, NY) Beth Post,  BSNc, RN, MT
Increasing Access to Non-dairy Beverages and Commercial Thickeners in Children with Complex Needs Boston Children's Hospital Kathleen Carr, DNP, APRN, CPNP
The Use of Simulation to Increases Nursing Student Competency in Caring for LGBTQ Individuals Oakland University Laura Pittiglio, BSN, MSN, PhD
Reducing Food Insecurity in Pediatric Patients and Families: Translating Evidence Into Practice Boston Children's Hospital

Tyonne Hinson, DrPH, MSN, RN, NE-BC


These grants are generously funded by Careismatic Brands, maker of Cherokee Uniforms and other medical apparel. To see our next cycle, click here.