posted December 2, 2003

Nursing Students to Present Research

A total of 19 senior nursing students at Hope College will present the results of their fall semester research during a poster symposium on Friday, Dec. 5, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Schaap Atrium of the college's new science center.

The public is invited. Admission is free.

The students have worked in a variety of health care settings on research or evidence-based projects this semester. Their projects range from seeking ways to help women stop smoking during pregnancy, to childhood obesity, to pain management, to hospital hand hygiene, to the length of time spent in emergency rooms. They have worked with organizations including Holland Community Hospital, the Holland Community Hospital Foundation, Holland Parish Nursing, the Ottawa County Health Department and Spectrum Health.

The seniors presenting research are: Shannon Clawson of Jenison; Nicole Dekker of Menomonee Falls, Wis.; Diana Frazier of Grand Haven; Micah Holden of Ocala, Fla.; Jennifer Holland of Herndon, Va.; Megan Keenan of Ann Arbor; Heather Ludwick of Newaygo; Emily Mark of Mount Pleasant; Hillary Moon of Fremont; Danielle Nave of Kalamazoo; Cindy Reichert of Corunna; Kim Roush of Traverse City; Nancy Smit of Shelbyville; Dawn Smith of Otsego; Jennifer Strach of Saline; Sara Tate of Traverse City; Natasha Tudor of Lincoln; Andrea Winters of Newark, Ohio; and Amy Wolters of Zeeland.