On April 25, Dr. Eun-Ok Im presented "Midlife Women’s Health: Using Technology to Enhance Research and Eliminate Disparities." In her presentation, Dr. Im discussed her program of research, which uses computer and mobile technologies to eliminate gender and ethnic disparities.
About the Speaker
Eun-Ok Im, PhD, MPH, RN, CNS, FAAN is the Associate Dean for Research Development and Regulatory Affairs and Mary T. Champagne Professor at Duke University, School of Nursing. She has gained national and international recognition as a methodologist, researcher, and theorist in international, cross-cultural women’s health. Dr. Im's most outstanding contribution to nursing research is a program that adopts computer and mobile technologies to eliminate gender and ethnic disparities. She has taken the lead in this new field, and her current studies are among the first of their kind to use these technologies to build nursing knowledge. Dr. Im has integrated this line of work with research projects on breast cancer survivorship, cancer pain, menopausal symptoms, and physical activity. She has numerous national and international awards, including the 2014 International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame Award from Sigma Theta Tau International.
About the Event
The NINR Director’s Lecture Series is designed to bring the nation’s top nurse scientists to the NIH campus to share their work and interests with a transdisciplinary audience. For more information, visit: www.ninr.nih.gov/directorslecture.