CASN Excellence in Nursing Research Award

Congratualation to Dr. Pam Ratner, head pro term, Educational Studies

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At a special ceremony held in Ottawa, CASN presented the Excellence in Nursing Research Award to Pam Ratner to recognize her accomplishments as a researcher, commitment to mentorship of nursing students, and contributions in strengthening the profile of nursing research. Dr. Ratner is a Professor in the UBC School of Nursing, and is currently head pro tem of the UBC Department of Educational Studies. Ratner is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. She is a recipient of the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Senior Scholar Award, and the Outstanding New Investigator Award from the Canadian Association for Nursing Research among other honours. Her program of research focuses on cardiovascular risk reduction and the psychosocial determinants of health risk behavior.

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