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Corjena Cheung heads up MNRS section

Nursing Professor Corjena Cheung outside Whitby Hall.
Nursing Professor Corjena Cheung outside Whitby Hall.
Photo by Pauline Oo

Corjena Cheung, associate professor of nursing, has been elected 2012–2013 chair-elect of the Midwest Nursing Research Association's (MNRS) Gerontological Nursing Research Section.

Cheung was named to the position at the MNRS Research Conference March 24-27 in Columbus, Ohio. Cheung was attending the annual meeting to give an oral presentation and to receive a 2011 MNRS Joanne Stevenson Seed Grant for her work using complementary and alternative therapies in older women with arthritis.

The Midwest Nursing Research Society has more than 1,300 members and promotes development of nurse scientists. Its Gerontological Nursing Research Section focuses on encouraging of new nurse researchers in the area of gerontological nursing.

As chair-elect, Cheung will be working closely with the current chair to facilitate communication among section members, to increase membership and student involvement and to collaborate with leaders from subcommittees to provide the group with great visibility and resources.

April 6, 2011 by Pauline Oo

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