Dr. Janet Van Cleave was honored at 2017 Eastern Nursing Research Society Annual Conference on April 7, 2017

Dr. Janet Van Cleave

New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing (NYU Meyers) Assistant Professor Janet Van Cleave, PhD, RN, was honored at the 29th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS), in Philadelphia on April 7, 2017.

Dr. Van Cleave is the 2017 recipient of the ENRS/Nursing Research Authorship Award.  The Award recognizes an ENRS member who disseminated research findings, or important theoretical, or methodological advances in the official ENRS Journal, Nursing Research, within the previous year (2016).by the ENRS Awards Committee.

"We are proud that ENRS chose to honor one of NYU Meyers outstanding fauclty members devoted to pursuing and promoting nursing research," said Eileen M. Sullivan-Marx, PhD, RN, FAAN, NYU Meyers Dean and Erline Perkins McGriff Professor. "Because both NYU Meyers and ENRS are dedicated to creating a nurse research community in the Eastern United States, it is especially thrilling to be recognized and distinguished as an integral part of that very community. Dr. Van Cleave embodies the frontline researchers who represent us as a uniquely east coast institution; they are among the best and brightest healthcare professionals contributing to nursing research in the 21st century."

Editor’s Note:   A publication quality image of Dr. Van Cleave is available upon request.  Please email christopher.james@nyu for further information.

About Dr. Van Cleave
Dr. Van Cleave, a specialist in gerontology, is dedicated to improving the quality of care for patients with cancer. Her program of research addresses the complexity of care required by this population as they transition across health care settings and providers. She is conducting studies to identify interventions that will improve the quality of life and symptom management, from diagnosis to survivorship or end of life.

About the Eastern Nursing Research Society
ENRS is comprised of RNs and others interested in promoting nursing research. It was established in 1988 as the research arm of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Nursing Association (MARNA) and the New England Organization for Nursing (NEON). The ENRS region includes Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington, D.C. ENRS is dedicated to creating a community of nurses interested in promoting research in the Eastern Region of the United States.to promote a culture of health in their communities; nearly three-fourths of respondents volunteered on their own time outside of their employment.

About the NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing
NYU Meyers is a global leader in nursing education, research, and practice. It offers a Bachelor of Science with a major in Nursing, a Master of Science and Post-Master’s Certificate Programs, a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree and a Doctor of Philosophy in nursing research and theory development.