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Kiernan Riley

Nursing student Kiernan Riley awarded University grant to continue research

Kiernan Riley, a senior honor’s nursing student at Penn State Worthington Scranton, was awarded a Penn State Student Engagement Network grant to study the effects of a teaching intervention about organ donation on high school students’ attitudes and intent to register as organ donors when applying for drivers’ licenses.
Kalei Kowalchik at the PSWS 2017 Undergraduate Research Fair

Kalei Kowalchik

Kalei Kowalchik, a sophomore nursing student at Penn State Worthington Scranton, has received a Student Engagement Network (SEN) grant to conduct home health and hospice research this summer. Here, she is shown with an earlier research project that she presented at the campus' 2017 Undergraduate Research Fair.

Kalei Kowalchik at the PSWS 2017 Undergraduate Research Fair

Grant to help nursing student pursue engaged learning experience

Kalei Kowalchik, a sophomore honor’s nursing major at Penn State Worthington Scranton, has been awarded a Penn State Student Engagement Network grant to pursue an engaged learning experience with the Visiting Nurses Association Home Health and Hospice of Lackawanna County.
research fair crowd

2017 Undergrad research fair

Adam Bernatowicz, left, explains his research project to Dr. Agnes Kim, at Penn State Worthington Scranton's recent Undergraduate Research Fair. Looking on are his teammates Gregory Tapia and Khushaliben Patel.

Kiernan Riley presents research

Riley research project

Honors nursing student Kiernan recently presented her research at the Seventh Annual Perspectives in Nursing and Healthcare Conference, held at Geisinger’s Henry Hood Center for Health Research in Danville.  With her, from left, is nursing instructor Justina Ferguson and assistant clinical professor of nursing, Dr. Michael Evans, who is also the campus' assistant chief academic officer.  

Riley research at Geisinger

Nursing student presents research at Geisinger conference

Kiernan Riley, an honor’s nursing student at Penn State Worthington Scranton, has been researching end-of-life care and patients living with end-stage heart failure for over a year now with Dr. Michael Evans, PSWS assistant clinical professor. In January, she had the opportunity to present pieces of that research at a conference hosted by Geisinger Medical Center in Danville