Meet the fifth cohort

Fellowship dates: July 1, 2024-June 30, 2027

The 2024 cohort is comprised of 16 Betty Irene Moore Fellows.

Julie T. Bidwell, Ph.D., R.N. (c) All rights reserved.Julie T. Bidwell, Ph.D., R.N.

Assistant Professor in the Family Caregiving Institute

Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis


Fellowship project: Addressing mental health disparities in persons living with cardiovascular disease and their care partners

Self-selected mentor: Ladson Hinton, M.D., Professor, UC Davis Health

Samantha J. Boch, Ph.D., R.N. (c) All rights reserved.Samantha J. Boch, Ph.D, R.N. 

Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing

Affiliate Faculty, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence

Fellowship project: Mass (parental) incarceration, child health and foster care (in partnership with Founder/CEO of WE GOT US NOW, Ebony Underwood) 

Self-selected mentor: Mary V. Greiner, M.D., M.S., Medical Director at the Comprehensive Health Evaluations for Cincinnati's Kids (CHECK) Foster Care Center, Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center 

Self-selected research mentor: Sarah J. Beal, Ph.D., Developmental Psychologist in the Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Scientific Director for Child Welfare Research at the CHECK Foster Care Center, Director of the General Pediatrics Research Fellowship in the Division of General and Community Pediatrics, and Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Lauren Covington, Ph.D., R.N. (c) UC Regents. All rights reserved.Lauren Covington, Ph.D., R.N. 

Assistant Professor

University of Delaware School of Nursing

Fellowship project: Community-engaged approach to addressing pediatric sleep and health inequities 

Self-selected mentor: Lauren Hale, Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Family Population and Preventative Medicine, Core Faculty for Program in Public Health, Director of Faculty Development, Director of the Ph.D. Population Health and Clinical Outcomes Program, Stony Brook Medicine

Stacey Crane, Ph.D., R.N., C.P.O.N. (c) All rights reserved.Stacey Crane, Ph.D., R.N., C.P.O.N. 

Assistant Professor

Cizik School of Nursing at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Fellowship project: Advancing comprehensive symptom assessments for children with cancer

Self-selected mentor: Sharron Lee Docherty, Ph.D., P.N.P., R.N., F.A.A.N, Vice Dean for Research and Associate Professor, Duke University School of Nursing, and Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Duke University School of Medicine

Gaea A. Daniel, Ph.D., R.N. (c) All rights reserved.Gaea A. Daniel, Ph.D., R.N.

Assistant Professor

Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University

Fellowship project: Developing a nurse-led model for a mobile sexual health clinic

Self-selected mentor: Carolyn K. Clevenger, D.N.P., R.N., G.N.P.-B.C., A.G.P.C.N.P.-B.C., F.A.A.N.P., F.G.S.A., F.A.A.N., Professor of Nursing at Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, and Founder and Director of Integrated Memory Care, Emory Healthcare

Self-selected research mentor: Anandi N. Sheth, M.D., M.S.c., F.I.D.S.A.,, Professor of Medicine and Associate Vice Chair for Faculty Development in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine

Amanda M. Emerson, Ph.D., R.N. (c) All rights reserved.Amanda M. Emerson, Ph.D., R.N.

Assistant Professor

University of Kansas Medical Center School of Nursing

Fellowship project: Women with criminal-legal system involvement leading healthy aging research (WISAR)

Self-selected mentor: Megha Ramaswamy, Ph.D., M.P.H., Professor and Chair, Health Systems and Population Health, University of Washington School of Public Health

Tamryn Fowler Gray, Ph.D., R.N., M.P.H. (c) All rights reserved.Tamryn Fowler Gray, Ph.D., R.N., M.P.H.

Instructor in Medicine

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Fellowship project: Instilling HOPE in vulnerability: helping outpatient caregivers navigate care

Self-selected mentor: Areej El-Jawahri, M.D., Director of the Bone Marrow Transplant Survivorship Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, Director of Digital Health at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Associate Director of Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Outcomes Research and Education Program, and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School 

Jin Jun, Ph.D., R.N. (c) All rights reserved.Jin Jun, Ph.D., R.N.

Assistant Professor

Ohio State University College of Nursing

Fellowship project: Reducing disparities in healthcare utilization among healthcare support workers

Self-selected mentor: Heather L. Tubbs-Cooley, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., Associate Professor, Director of the Health Services Research Collaborative, Director of the Ph.D. Program in Nursing, The Ohio State University College of Nursing

Erica Liebermann, Ph.D., A.N.P., W.H.N.P. (c) All rights reserved.Erica Liebermann, Ph.D., A.N.P., W.H.N.P. 

Assistant Professor

University of Rhode Island College of Nursing

Fellowship project: EMPOWER: Nurse-led patient education and management for cervical cancer screening

Self-selected mentor: Holly B. Fontenot, P.h.D., R.N., W.H.N.P.-B.C., F.A.A.N., Associate Dean for Research, Professor and Frances A. Matsuda Chair in Women's Health, Nancy Atmosphera-Walch School of Nursing, and Affiliated Member, University of Hawaii Cancer Center

Adrienne Martinez-Hollingsworth, Ph.D., R.N., P.H.N., W.A.N. (c) All rights reserved.Adrienne Martinez-Hollingsworth, Ph.D., R.N., P.H.N., W.A.N.

Director of Research and Evaluation

AltaMed Institute of Health Equity


Fellowship project: Implementing a value based care model using human-centered design

Self-selected mentor: Garrett Chan, Ph.D., R.N., A.P.R.N., F.A.E.N., F.P.C.N., F.N.A.P., F.C.N.S., F.A.A.N.P., F.A.A.N., President and CEO of HealthImpact and Associate Adjunct Professor at UCSF School of Nursing

Schola Matovu, Ph.D., R.N. (c) All rights reserved.Schola Matovu, Ph.D., R.N.

Assistant Professor

University of Utah College of Nursing

Fellowship project: A nurse-led diabetes and stress management intervention for rural grandparent caregivers

Self-selected mentor: Lee Ellington, Ph.D., Professor, Robert S. and Beth M. Endowed Chair, Director of the Family Caregiving Collaborative, University of Utah College of Nursing, and Huntsman Cancer Institute Investigator, University of Utah Health

Self-selected research mentor: Nancy A. Allen, Ph.D., A.N.P.-B.C., F.A.D.C.E.S., Associate Professor, University of Utah College of Nursing

Blake McGee, Ph.D., R.N., M.P.H. (c) All rights reserved.Blake McGee, Ph.D., R.N., M.P.H. 

Associate Professor 

Georgia State University School of Nursing

Fellowship project: Understanding Medicaid expansion alternatives and maximizing coverage for low-income working people

Self-selected mentor: Dawn M. Aycock, Ph.D., R.N., A.N.P.-B.C., F.A.H.A., F.P.C.N.A., F.A.A.N., Professor, Georgia State University School of Nursing (Fellowship National Advisory Council member)

Self-selected research mentor: Angie Snyder, Ph.D., M.P.H., Research Professor in the Department of Public Management and Policy, Director of Health Policy and Financing at the Georgia Health Policy Center, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University

Kimberly R. Powell, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.M.I.A. (c) All rights reserved.Kimberly R. Powell, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.M.I.A. 

Assistant Professor

University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing 

Fellowship project: Enhancing dementia care: bridging the rural gap with telehealth 

Self-selected mentor: Karen M. Rose, Ph.D., R.N., F.G.S.A., F.A.A.N., Dean and Professor, The Ohio State University College of Nursing 

S. Raquel Ramos, Ph.D., F.N.P, F.N.Y.A.M., F.A.H.A.S. Raquel Ramos, Ph.D., F.N.P, F.N.Y.A.M., F.A.H.A. (c) All rights reserved.

Associate Professor 

Yale School of Nursing

Fellowship project: Mitigating mental health effects of anti-LGBTQ structural forces with artificial intelligence

Self-selected mentor: Tatiana Sadak, Ph.D., P.M.H.N.P., A.R.N.P., R.N., F.A.A.N., Executive Deputy Dean, Professor, Director of Dementia Palliative Education Network, Yale School of Nursing

Self-selected research mentor: Jun Ma, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.H.A., F.A.B.M.R., F.S.B.M., Beth and George Vitoux Professor of Medicine, Founding Director of the Vitoux Program on Aging and Prevention, Associate Head of Research (Scholarly Activities Council), Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Illinois Chicago

Christina Ross, Ph.D., R.N. (c) All rights reserved.Christina Ross, Ph.D., R.N. 

Assistant Professor 

University of Connecticut School of Nursing 

Fellowship project: Assessing the feasibility of Zuri app to promote sexual health 

Self-selected mentor: Sherry Pagoto, Ph.D., Director and Professor, Department of Allied Health Sciences, University of Connecticut

Danielle Sarik, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., C.P.N.P.-P.C. (c) All rights reserved.Danielle Altares Sarik, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., C.P.N.P.-P.C. 

Director of Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice

Nicklaus Children's Hospital


Fellowship project: Addressing pediatric health equity through nurse-led NICU transition models

Self-selected mentor: J. Margo Brooks Carthon, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., F.A.A.N., Associate Professor of Nursing and Africana Studies, Associate Director for Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, Senior Fellow Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, Executive Director of THRIVE | Equity-Focused Transitional Care, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Department of Family and Community Health