Have Your Grant/Manuscript Reviewed by an Expert

Below is a link to a roster of experts who have agreed to perform one pre-submission grant review and/or one manuscript review per year with the payment for this service to be made directly to the MNRS Foundation.  Please peruse the list to find a reviewer with the experience and/or expertise in your grant/manuscript submission area of interest.  You may contact said reviewer directly to discuss the review process and agree on a fee.  If you have any questions, please contact the MNRS office.

Grant and Manuscripts reviews begin at $250.  Fees are negotiable.

 

Click here for a list of Grant Reviewers.

Click here for a list of Manuscript Reviewers.

 


GRANT REVIEWERS

Holli DeVon, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA

Sources/types of own funded grants:  NINR: F31, R15, R01; AACN large grants; Genentech Corp. Numerous internal grants.

Experience:  Chair of ANF grants review committee; Special Emphasis Panel, NIMHD; Clinical Trials and Biobehavioral Research study section, American Heart Association

Expertise:
Types of grants:  Clinical research (inpatients and patients in the ED), Descriptive studies, Multi-site research, Longitudinal designs, Measurement concepts, Instrument design, Pre and Post doc Fellowships (F series), Mentored career awards (K series), Investigator initiated (R series), and R01 supplements.

Topics of grants:  Influence of gender on symptoms during acute coronary syndrome, Health disparities, Inflammation and cytokine measures, and Cardiovascular disease.

Contact Info:  hdevon1@uic.edu; 312-413-5362


Constance Dallas, PhD, RN

Sources/types of own funded grantsR01s from NIHNINR, Private Organizations

Experience:  IRB Member at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Center for Disease Control (CDC) Public Health Research Dissertation Award, Great Cities Seed Fund Grant Reviewer, Center for Research on Women and Gender Dissertation Award Proposal Reviewer, Chicago Area Study campus-wide research committee, University Campus Research Board, Social Sciences and Humanities Committee, MNRS Ethnicity and Health Section reviewer, Associate Professor, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago

Expertise:   Principal Investigator since 1998

Types of grants:   During my IRB experience I reviewed all types of grants from all of the educationally diverse colleges in the University, liberal arts, behavioral, health-related, etc., particularly those seeking federal funding and pharmaceutical clinical trials.  The Campus Research Board places special emphasis on University proposals that have the greatest potential to lead to federal funding.  The Chicago Area Study annually funds teaching grants and alternates qualitative with quantitative.  My funded RO1 grants have been qualitative approaches for family research.  I also review abstracts for MNRS and NCFR.

Topics of grants:  I am primary or secondary reviewer on all health-related proposals for Campus Research Board from Colleges of Nursing, Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Public Health, Kinesiology

Contact Info: dallascm@uic.edu ; 312-413-7859


Robert Topp, PhD, RN

Sources/types of own funded grants:  R01, Foundations, Private Organizations

Experience:  STTI, MNRS, Foundations, NIH/CSR

Expertise:
Types of grants:  
Intervention studies with community residing individuals collecting quantitative data

Topics of grants:  Childhood obesity, exercise, nutrition health behavior change

Contact Info:  robert.topp@marquette.edu ; 502-593-1865


Hanem Mohamed, PhD

Sources/types of own funded grants:  The source of fund for my grants is coming from King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Experience:   As a member in the research committee at the institution where I work, I reviewed some proposal that were applied for funding and got funded by King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Expertise:
Topics of grants:  
Glycemic control among type 2 diabetic patient in Riyadh, KSA; Public knowledge and attitude regarding mental health and mental health services in KSA; Exploring the clinical experience of nursing students from students’, faculty and CRNs perspectives; Vitamin D deficiency among young female in KSA (applied for funding)

Contact Info:  hanemfm@hotmail.com ; (plus) 966 - 0551058108


Bill Corser, PhD, RN, NEA-BC

Sources/types of own funded grants:  Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality, Sigma Theta Tau International, several state foundations

Experience:  Sigma Theta Tau International, American Association Operating Room Nurses, Oncology Nurses Foundation, Academy Health, An Bord Taighde Sláinte

Expertise:
Types of grants:  
Health services research, publiclu accessible datasets (MEPs, HCUP, etc.)

Topics of grants:  Chronic illness, Diabetes

Contact Info:   bill.corser@hc.msu.edu ; 517-432-8385


Sally Lusk, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAAOHN

Sources/types of own funded grants:  R01s from NINR, NIDCD, NIOSH; NIE and NIOST Projects. Foundations: AAOHN, UAW-GM, Medique. Training Grants: NIOSH. Special

Project Grants: HEW

Experience:  Charter Member Nursing Study Section, Ad Hoc Member Nursing Study Section, AREA, SBIR Grants, CSR SEP,and NIOSH grant reviewer. Manuscript reviewer for numerous nursing and non-nursing journals.

Expertise:
Types of grants:  
RCT Testing effectiveness of group interventions. RCT testing effectiveness of interactive computer-based interventions. Determining attitudes and perceptions related to behavior change, based on the Health Promotion Model.

Topics of grants: Promoting use of hearing protection devices. Assessing relationship between noise exposure and ambulatory BP measurement

Contact Info:  lusk@umich.edu ; 734-337-3268


Sharon L. Oetker-Black, RN, PhD, JD

Sources/types of own funded grants:  NIH - R15; NLN - Education Research Award; ANF - Foundation Grant

Experience:  Reviewed Abstracts for MNRS and NLN Grant Reviewer

Expertise:
Types of grants:  
NIH, Foundation

Topics of grants:  Psychometrics, self-efficacy

Contact Info:  sblack@walsh.edu ; 330-244-4779


Marilyn Sommers, PhD, RN, FAAN

Sources/types of own funded grants:  NIH and CDC funding for 6 R01's as principal investigator or co-principal investigator. T32NR007100 Principal Investigator

Experience:  Center for Scientific Review, Nursing Science Study Sections 2008-2010, Current Member -CSR Health Disparities & Equity Promotion, Special Emphasis Panels - NIAAA, NINR

Expertise:
Types of grants:  
NIH R Series - R01, R03, R21, K Series - K99 / R00, K01, K02, K23

Topics of grants:  T Series - T32, F Series - F31, F32, Risk taking, health disparities, alcohol use, injury and violence, skin science, randomized controlled trials.

Contact Info:  ssommer@nursing.upenn.edu ; 215-746-8320


Mary Anthony, PhD

Sources/types of own funded grants:  NIH, ANF, Professional Organizations such as LNSBN

Experience:  Sigma Theta Tau, SBIR

Expertise:
Types of grants:  
Non R01

Topics of grants:  Decision Making, Deligation, Models of Nursing Care Delivery, Nurses Work Environment and Shift Work

Contact Info:  manthony@kent.edu ; 330-672-8824


Ann M. Berger, PhD, APRN, AOCNS, FAAN

Sources/types of own funded grants:  ONS, NIH/NINH, NIA, UNMC/Eppley Science Center

Experience:  Numerous ONS, NINR (4 yr), NCCN, etc.

Expertise:
Types of grants:  
R03, 15, 2

Topics of grants:  Cancer population (adult), symptoms (fatigue, sleep in particular), function, QOL, survivors, during chemotherapy

Contact Info:  aberger@unmc.edu ; 402-559-4957


May Wykle, RN, PhD

Sources/types of own funded grants:  NIMH, NINR, NIA, RWJ

Experience:  NIMH, NINR, NIA, RWJ

Expertise:
Topics of grants:  
Gerontology, Geriatric Mental Health, Minority/Cultural issues, Caregiving

Contact Info:  mlw4@case.edu ; 440-542-0475 / home  1-216-368-2540 / work


Donna Algase, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA, FNGNA

Sources/types of own funded grants:   NIH, R01 and P30; HRSA; JH Hartford Foundation, pre and post docs; AACN, Baccalaureate & Masters; Alzheimer's Association, Invesigator Initiated; Co-I VA grants T32s

Experience:  NIH-CSR Study Section; NINR Ad Hoc; Hartford pre & post doc fellowships; Alzheimer's Association

Expertise:
Types of grants
:  Research and training grants, Center grants

Topics of grants:  Dementia-related behaviors; intervention research, neuro-behavior and gerontological training trants (institutional and individual)

Contact Info:  dlalgase@gmail.com ; 734-634-0708


Patricia Kelly, PhD, MPH, APRN

Sources/types of own funded grants:   NINR-R01- Sexual Risk Behaviors, dating violence among girls in the juvenile justice system; NINR-R01-CBPR - Violence prevention in a Hispanic school district; Department of Defense - Family reintegration issues of women in the National Guard/Reserves

Experience:  Guest reviewer on 4-5 NIH/HRSA panels; reviewer on several foundation grant, local CTSA proposals

Expertise:
Types of grants:  
Federal, foundation

Topics of grants:  Girls and women's health, violence prevention, sexual behaviors, criminal justice system

Contact Info:  kellypj@umkc.edu ; 913-522-7364 


Susan J. Pressler, PhD, RN, FAAN FAHAP

Sources/types of own funded grants:  Hillman Foundation Training Grant for PhD Students, MNRS dissertation award, AHA predoctoral fellowship, previously R03, R01, F31, T-32 Co-Director

Experience (own funded grants):  Guest reviewer on 4-5 NIH/HRSA panels; reviewer on several foundation grant, local CTSA proposals

Experiences (on grant review groups):  F-31, T-32, R01, American Heart Association, MNRS

Expertise:
Types of grants:  
Research

Topics of grants:  Heart failure, quality of life, cognitive dysfunction, Heart failure outcomes

Contact Info:  spressle@med.umich.edu 734-763-2940 


Yvonne Lu

Sources/types of own funded grants:  1) Co-Investigator, Indiana University Alzheimers Disease Cetner, Clinical Core; "Education and Information Transfer Care Core". (PI: Andrew Saykin, PsyD), NIH, NIA, IADC, P30AG010133-22; 2) PI "Meaningful activity intervention for persons with mild cognitive impairment". NIH, NINR. 1R21NR013755-01; 3) PI "Improving Care of Persons with Cognitive Impairment and their Caregivers". NIH, NINR, 1K01 NR010854-01; 4) T32 Fellowship Training Grant/Postdoctoral Fellowship, NIH, NINR, PHS T32 NR07066-04

Experience: Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI) (2011-2014); The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Annual Conference (2008, 2009, 2011)

Expertise:
Types of grants:  
Positive health promotion intervention for older adults with memory problems and their caregivers; Problem-solving interventions for older adults with mild cognitive impairment and their family caregivers.

Topics of grants:  Behavioral intervention with mixed methodology for older adults and/or their family caregivers; Lifestyle intervention for older adults and/or family caregivers
Problem-solving therapy program for older adults with depression and other chronic illness.

Contact Info:  yuelu@iu.edu ; 317-278-2042


Barbara Swanson, PhD, RN, FAAN

Sources/types of own funded grants:  2014-present: Fish Oil for HIV-Related Immune Senescence, NIMHD/NIH (P20 MD006886); 2012-2013: Krill Oil for HIV-Related Inflammation Institute of Medicine of Chicago); 2010-2012: Acupuncture for HIV-Related Inflammation (Campbell Foundation); and 2006-2009: Policosanol for HIV-Related Dyslipidemia, NCCAM/NIH (R21AT003077).

Experience: Chair, Research Committee, Rush University College of Nursing, 3/14-present; Reviewer, Special Emphasis Panel, National Institutes of Health/National Institute for Nursing Research, 2009; Reviewer, Special Emphasis Panel, National Institutes of Health/National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine, 2001-2005; Collateral Reviewer, Sigma Theta Tau, 3/96-present. 

Expertise:
Types of grants: Clinical trials, quantitative methodologies, physiological/bench studies

Topics of grants: HIV/AIDS, dietary supplements, complementary/alternative therapies, 
psychoneuroimmunology 

Contact Info: barbara_a_swanson@rush.edu ; 312-942-8977



MANUSCRIPT REVIEWERS

Holli DeVon, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA

Types of articles published and where:

Data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Non data-based articles published in refereed Journals

Articles published in Nursing Journals
Articles published in Non-nursing Journals

Contact Info:  hdevon1@uic.edu; 312-413-5362 


Constance Dallas, PhD, RN

Types of articles published and where:

Data-based articles published in refereed journals

Contact Info:  dallascm@uic.edu ; 312-413-7859


Robert Topp, PhD, RN

Types of articles published and where:

Data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Non data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Articles published in Nursing Journals
Articles published in Non-Nursing Journals

Contact Info:  robert.topp@marquette.edu ; 502-593-1865


Hanem Mohamed, PhD

Types of articles published and where:

Data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Non data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Articles published in Nursing Journals
Articles published in Non-Nursing Journals

Contact Info:  hanemfm@hotmail.com  (plus) 966 - 0551058108


Bill Corser, PhD, RN, NEA-BC

Types of articles published and where:

Data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Non data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Articles published in Nursing Journals
Articles published in Non-Nursing Journals

Contact Info:  bill.corser@hc.msu.edu ; 517-432-8385


Sally Lusk, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAAOHN

Types of articles published and where:

Data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Non data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Articles published in Nursing Journals
Articles published in Non-Nursing Journals

Contact Info:  lusk@umich.edu ; 734-337-3268


Sharon L. Oetker-Black, RN, PhD, JD

Types of articles published and where:

Data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Non data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Articles published in Nursing Journals

Contact Info:  sblack@walsh.edu ; 330-244-4779


Jayalakshmi Jambunathan, PhD, RN

Types of articles published and where:

Data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Articles published in Nursing Journals
Articles published in Non-Nursing Journals

Contact Info:  jambu@uwosh.edu ;  920-424-1274


Kitty Buckwalter, PhD, RN, FAAN

Types of articles published and where:

Data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Non data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Articles published in Nursing Journals
Articles published in Non-Nursing Journals

Contact Info:  kathleen-buckwalter@uiowa.edu ; 319-351-2712


Mary Anthony, PhD

Types of articles published and where:

Data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Non-nursing
Nournals

Contact Info:  manthony@kent.edu ; 330-672-8824


Helen Lach, PhD, RN, GCNS

Types of articles published and where:

Data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Non data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Articles published in Nursing Journals
Articles published in Non-Nursing Journals

Contact Info:  lachh@slu.edu ; 314-977-8939


Huey-Ming Tzeng, PhD, RN, FAAN

Types of articles published and where:

Data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Nursing Journals

Contact Info:  tzenghm@gmail.com ; 734-358-0358


Ann M. Berger, PhD, APRN, AOCNS, FAAN

Types of articles published and where:

Data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Non data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Articles published in Nursing Journals
Articles published in Non-Nursing Journals

Contact Info:  aberger@unmc.edu ; 402-559-4957


Donna Algase, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA, FNGNA

Types of articles published and where:

Data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Non data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Articles published in Nursing Journals
Articles published in Non-Nursing Journals

Contact Info:  dlalgase@gmail.com ; 734-634-0708


Patricia Kelly, PhD, MPH, APRN

Types of articles published and where:

Data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Non data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Articles published in Nursing Journals
Articles published in Non-Nursing Journals

Contact Info:  kellypj@umkc.edu ; 913-522-7364


Catherine Vincent, RN, PhD

Types of articles published and where:

Data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Non data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Articles published in Nursing Journals
Articles published in Non-Nursing Journals

Contact Info:  vincentc@uic.edu ; 312-355-3283


Susan J. Pressler, PhD, RN, FAAN FAHAP

Types of articles published and where:

Data-based articles published in refereed Journals
Articles published in Nursing Journals
Articles published in Non-Nursing Journals

Contact Info:  spressle@med.umich.edu ; 734-763-2940


Yvonne Lu

Types of articles published and where:

Data-based articles published in refereed Journals:
Western Journal of Nursing Research (WJNR); Nursing Outlook; Heart & Lung, The Journal of Acute and Critical Care; International Journal of Nursing Studies; Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, the 42nd Biennial Convention (Symposiums Abstracts and oral papers & poster abstracts reviewer); Gerontologist; Current Alzheimer Research; Journal of Applied Gerontology; International Psychogeriatrics; Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology; Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research & Practice; International Psychogeriatrics; The Journal of Music Therapy.

Nursing Journals:
Western Journal of Nursing Research; Nursing Outlook, Heart & Lung, The Journal of Acute and Critical Care; International Jourrnal of Nursing Studies.

Non-nursing Journals: 
Gerontologist; Current Alzheimers Research; Journal of Applied Gerontology; International Psychogeriatrics; Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology; Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research & Practice; International Psychogeriatrics: The Journal of Music Therapy.

Contact Info: yuelu@iu.edu; 317-278-2042


Linda Thiel, OP, PhD, RN

Types of articles published and where:

Data-based articles published in referred journals
Non data-based articles published in referred journals
Articles published in Nursing Journals
Articles published in Non-Nursing Journals

Additional:
As a published nurse researcher, I serve on a number of publication review boards.

Contact:  thiellm@udmercy.edu ; 616-632-2196


Barbara Swanson, PhD, RN, FAAP

Types of articles published and where:

Data-based articles published in referred journals
Non data-based articles published in referred journals
Articles published in Nursing Journals
Articles published in Non-Nursing Journals

*Click here for a full list of articles published.

Contact: barbara_a_swanson@rush.edu ; 312-942-8977