Assistant Professor Katie Adamson-Haerling selected as one of the 2014 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars

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Accompanying $350,000 grant will fund Haerling’s research in simulated learning activities for nursing students

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) announced the 12 talented nursing faculty members from across the country who have been chosen to participate in its prestigious Nurse Faculty Scholars program this year. The RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholars program is strengthening the academic productivity and overall excellence of nursing schools by developing the next generation of leaders in academic nursing. This is the program’s seventh and final cohort.

Katie Adamson-Hareling, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor with the Nursing and Healthcare Leadership program at the University of Washington Tacoma, has been selected as one of the winners. To receive the award, scholars must be registered nurses who have completed a research doctorate in nursing or a related discipline and who have held a tenure-eligible faculty position at an accredited nursing school for at least two years and no more than five years. Professor Adamson-Haerling's research compares learning outcomes and costs associated with two high-technology, experiential student learning activities: Manikin-based simulation and Virtual simulation.

Congratulations Katie!

Click here to learn more about the program and the award winners.


October 7, 2014