2017

Samantha Anthony, PhD, MSW
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

"Improving the Care of Pediatric Thoracic Transplant Candidates and Recipients Through the Integration of Patient-Reported Outcomes into Clinical Practice

 

2016

Mohammad Alrawashdeh, BSN, MSN
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

"Clinicians’ Acceptance of Interactive Health Technologies to Support Patients’ Self-Management"

 

ISHLT/Enduring Hearts Joint Nursing, Health Sciences and Allied Health Research Grant
Melissa Cousino, PhD
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

"Decision Making in Adolescents and Young Adults Pre- and Post-Heart Transplantation"

 

 

2015

JiYeon Choi, PhD, RN
University of Pittsburg, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

"Tele-rehabilitation for Lung Transplant Candidates and Recipients"

 

2014

Lea Ann Matura, PhD, RN
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

"Slow-paced respiration therapy for treatment of a symptom cluster in pulmonary arterial hypertension"

 

2013

Jo Wray, PhD
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, London, UNITED KINGDOM

"An exploratory study of the psychological impact of a ventricular assist device for children and their families"

 

Jane Haines, DNP, RN, CMSRN
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

"A randomized controlled trial to assess the effect of mindfulness-based stress reduction on stress and anxiety in caregivers of lung transplant patients"

 

2012

Lut Berben, PhD, RN
University of Basel, Institute of Nursing Science, Basel, SWITZERLAND

"Chronic Illness Management Implementation in Heart Transplant Centers Study"

 

Connie White-Williams, PhD, RN, FAAN
University of Alabama-Birmingham, USA

"Returning to School: The Lived Experiences of School Age Heart Transplant Recipients"

 

2011

Christiane Kugler, PhD
Hannover Medical School, GERMANY

"Impact of Depression on Chronic Allograft Vasculopathy After Heart Transplantation"

 

Hilde Bollen, RN
University Hospitals of Leuven, BELGIUM

"Emotional Distress, Quality of Life and Care Burden in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices and their Partners; A Prospective Study"

 

2010

Heike Spaderna, PhD and Gerdi Weidner, PhD
Psychologisches Institut, Johannes Gutenberg-Universitat Mainz, Germany

"Psychosocial and Behavioral Predictors of Ventricular Assist Device Implantation in the Waiting for a New Heart Study"

 

2008

Stacey M. Pollock-Bar Ziv, PhD
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

"Personality, Body Image, and Disordered Eating in Pediatric Heart and Lung Transplant Recipients"

 

2007

Mi-Kyung Song, PhD
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

"Utilization of Palliative Care Services for Lung Transplant Recipients"

 

2006

Thierry Troosters, PhD
University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Lueven, Belgium

"Importance of Participation in Physical Activity After Heart and Lung Transplantation"

 

2005

Annemarie F. Kaan, MCN
St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada

"What is the Incidence of Tobacco Use After Heart Transplantation? Self-Report Versus Continued Testing"

 

2004

Deirdre E. Logan, PhD
Children's Hospital Boston and Harvard University Medical School, Boston, MA

"Parental Psychological Functioning and Medical Adherence Following Pediatric Heart Transplantation"

 

2003

Janet E. Madill, PhD Candidate, RD
Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada

"A Prospective Double-Blinded Placebo Controlled Trial of Vitamin B12, B6 and Folate Supplementation for the Treatment of Hyperhomocysteinemia in the Lung Transplant Population"

 

Diane H. Leloudis, RN, MSN
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

"The Effect of Topical Anesthesia on Pain Perception in Post Cardiac Transplant Patients Undergoing Cardiac Biopsy"

 

2002

Annette J. De Vito Dabbs, RN, MN, PhD
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

"The Nature of the Transition After Lung Transplantation"

 

2001

Lynn Doering, RN, DNSc
UCLA School of Nursing, Los Angeles, CA

"Quality of Life and Compliance Behaviors of Elderly Patients with End-Stage Heart Failure"

 

2000

Nancy M. Albert, MSN, RN, CCRN
Cleveland Clinuc Foundation, Cleveland, OH

"Anxiety Level Alterations and Interventions in Cardiac Transplant Candidates"

 

1999

Jeanne Salyer, PhD
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

"Health Promoting Lifestyle in Long-Term Cardiac Transplant Recipients"

 

1998

Katherine St. Clair, RN, MSN
Mid America Heart Institute, St.Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, MO

"Spirituality of the Heart Transplant Patient - A Grounded Theory Study"

 

1997

Eileen G. Collins, RN, PhD
Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital, Hines, IL

"The Impact of Heart Transplant on Spouses"

 

Deborah L. Williams, RN, MPH
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY

"Assessment of Outcome for HLHS Patients"