Kelley Newlin, DNSc, ARNP-C, CDE, assistant professor of nursing at NYU College of Nursing, has received the new Clinical Science Translational Institute “K” grant in the amount of $268,250 from the National Institutes of Health, funded through NYU School of Medicine to support her study “Translating the Diabetes Prevention Program and Diabetes Self-Management Education into a Black American Faith-Based Setting.” Dr. Newlin is one of two NYU faculty members, and the only NYU College of Nursing nurse scientist to receive the award.
Dr. Newlin, who joined the College of Nursing in 2009, brings participatory action research principles to deliver diabetes-prevention and -management programs to underserved populations. The Clinical and Translational Science Institute award will support her work with a large African-American church in Harlem, providing training for nurse members to serve fellow parishioners with critical information about diabetes.
Dr. Newlin has also been selected to receive the 2010 Eastern Nursing Research Society Rising Star Researcher Award in March 2010.
The College of Nursing at the College of Dentistry is located on New York University’s historic Greenwich Village campus in New York City. The College of Nursing is one of the leading nursing programs in the United States. The College offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Master of Arts and Post-Master’s Certificate Programs; and a Doctor of Philosophy in Research Theory and Development.