Nurse Researcher Earns Rising Star Award from UT System


Carolyn E.Z. Pickering, Ph.D., RN, assistant professor of nursing, received a Rising STAR Award from the UT System, a first for the School of Nursing. The award for early career investigators comes with a $250,000 grant. Dr. Pickering, who has worked extensively in the area of geriatrics, has published 13 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals, including The Gerontologist. With the award money, she plans to develop a community research collaboratory to accommodate the unique needs of people with dementia and their caregivers and better support their participation in research. This research program will be a crucial part of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases.


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