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Funding from NINR to understand the relationship between social determinants of health and self-care

Congratulations to doctoral student Foster Osei Baah, MS, BSN, RN for his recent National Institute of Nursing Research F31 award for his proposal, “A mixed methods study to understand the relationship between social determinants of health and self-care in community dwelling patients with heart failure.” Faculty sponsors: Barbara Riegel, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA, Edith Clemmer Steinbright Professor of Gerontology and Anne M. Teitelman, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, Patricia Bleznak Silverstein and Howard A. Silverstein Endowed Term Chair in Global Women’s Health, Associate Professor of Nursing; Associate Professor of OB/GYN (Penn Medicine). The purpose of this study is to understand the relationship between social determinants of health and HF self-care in hospitalized, community-dwelling patients with HF using a convergent mixed-methods design.