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. Cardiovascular disease.

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals
Non data-based articles published in refereed journals
Nursing Journals
Non-nursing Journals

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


Constance Dallas, PhD, RN

Sources/types of own funded grants:
R01s 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 assigned as a primary or secondary review on all health-related proposals for Campus Research Board from Colleges of Nursing, Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Public Health, and Kinesiology.

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Non data-based articles published in refereed journals; Nursing Journals

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

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Non data-based articles published in refereed journals; Nursing Journals; non-Nursing Journals

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)

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Non data-based articles published in refereed journals; Nursing Journals; non-Nursing Journals

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

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Non data-based articles published in refereed journals; Nursing Journals; non-Nursing Journals

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

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Non data-based articles published in refereed journals; Nursing Journals; non-Nursing Journals

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

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Non data-based articles published in refereed journals; Nursing Journals

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

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Non-nursing Nournals

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

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Non data-based articles published in refereed journals; Nursing Journals; Non-nursing Journals

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:
Types of grants:
(Not Given)
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)

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Non data-based articles published in refereed journals; Nursing Journals; Non-nursing Journals

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 who

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

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Non data-based articles published in refereed journals, Nursing Journals, Non-nursing Journals

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 



MANUSCRIPT 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. Cardiovascular disease.

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals
Non data-based articles published in refereed journals
Nursing Journals
Non-nursing Journals

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


Constance Dallas, PhD, RN

Sources/types of own funded grants:
R01s from NIH, NINR, 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. I have reviewed manuscripts for WJNR, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Demography, Journal of Adolescent Research, and the Journal of Community Psychology. 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 assigned as a primary or secondary review on all health-related proposals for Campus Research Board from Colleges of Nursing, Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Public Health, and Kinesiology.

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals

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

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Non data-based articles published in refereed journals; Nursing Journals; non-Nursing Journals

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)

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Non data-based articles published in refereed journals; Nursing Journals; non-Nursing Journals

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

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Non data-based articles published in refereed journals; Nursing Journals; non-Nursing Journals

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

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Non data-based articles published in refereed journals; Nursing Journals; non-Nursing Journals

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

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Non data-based articles published in refereed journals; Nursing Journals

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


Jayalakshmi Jambunathan, PhD, RN

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Nursing Journals; Non-Nursing Journals

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


Kitty Buckwalter, PhD, RN, FAAN

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Non data-based articles published in refereed journals; Nursing Journals; Non-nursing Journals

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


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

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Non-nursing Nournals

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


Helen Lach, PhD, RN, GCNS

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Non-databased articles published in refereed journals; Nursing Journals; Non-nursing Journals

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


Huey-Ming Tzeng, PhD, RN, FAAN

Sources/types of own funded grants:
MNRS, AHRQ R03

Experience:
MNRS Grant Review Committee

Expertise:
Topics of grants:
Patient safety and quality of care, patient falls

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Nursing Journals

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


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

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Non data-based articles published in refereed journals; Nursing Journals; Non-nursing Journals

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


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)

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Non data-based articles published in refereed journals; Nursing Journals; Non-nursing Journals

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 who

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

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Non data-based articles published in refereed journals, Nursing Journals, Non-nursing Journals

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


Catherine Vincent, RN, PhD

Expertise:
Types of grants:
Children's pain management, nursing care of children

Background:
Data-based articles published in refereed journals; Non data-based articles published in refereed journals, Nursing Journals, Non-nursing Journals

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


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

Manuscript Review Background:
o Data-based articles published in refereed journals
o Nursing Journals
o Non-nursing Journals

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