PhD alumna receives prestigious research award from SNRS
- April 27, 2017
Lucinda Graven honored with Early Science Investigator Award from Southern Nursing Research Society
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing alumna Lucinda Graven, PhD, ARNP, received the 2017 Early Science Investigator Award from the Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS). The award recognizes the contributions of a nurse scientist early in his or her research career who shows potential to develop a sustained program of research to enhance nursing science and practice.
The award was presented to Graven at the SNRS Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas, Feb. 22-25, 2017.
Graven’s program of research focuses on factors associated with adverse outcomes in patients with heart failure — particularly, depression and poor self-care. She is currently an assistant professor at the Florida State University College of Nursing in Tallahassee, Florida.
She is a 2014 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nursing graduate of the UAB School of Nursing. While at the School, Graven received the Outstanding PhD Student Award.