2015 Annual Research Conference

MNRS 39th Annual Research Conference

Innovations for Person-Centered Care
April 16-19, 2015
Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, Indianapolis, IN

The Midwest Nursing Research Society will hold its 39th Annual Research Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. The conference will begin with pre-conference workshops on Thursday, April 16th and end on Sunday, April 19th. Join your colleagues at this important event to celebrate 39 years of supporting, encouraging and improving the quality of nursing research.

The MNRS Annual Research Conference offers:
• Pre-Conference Workshops                   • Keynote Presentations
• Poster Discussion Sessions                   • Paper & Symposia Sessions
• 2 Author Attended and Non-Author       • Student Orientation
Attended Poster Sessions                        • Special Topic Sessions
• Exhibits                                                  • Research Section Meetings
• Award & Grant Presentations                • The MNRS Foundation Raffle (Click Here for More Information)
• Networking Receptions for Attendees including the Welcome Reception, New Member/First Time Attendee and Host School Reception


We would like to recognize our primary conference host schools for their generous support of the 2015 Annual Research Conference.

Indiana University School of Nursing Indiana State University College of Nursing, Health, and Human Services Purdue University School of Nursing  University of Southern Indiana College of Nursing and Health Professions Valparaiso University College of Nursing  Ball State University School of Nursing


The Midwest Nursing Research Society invites all persons to submit abstracts to be considered for presentation at the MNRS 2015 Annual Research Conference. Research & Evidence-based abstracts can be submitted to a number of categories for both paper or poster presentation

CLICK HERE to download the guidelines for evidence-based practice abstracts.  

CLICK HERE to download the guidelines for research abstracts.  


The Midwest Nursing Research Society is currently seeking members to participate as reviewers for the 2015 Annual Conference. Abstract reviewers must be MNRS members, be doctorally prepared in nursing or a related field, and show evidence of research expertise.


Click here to download the Call for Student Posters information. All Poster request forms are due to MNRS by October 31, 2014.

All students that have been selected by their College or University will receive instructions from MNRS Meeting Manager, Paul Urso, CMP on how to upload their abstract into the online submission system. This needs to be completed by Monday, December 1st to be included in the conference program. If you have not received these instructions, please contact Paul at purso@mnrs.org.