Nursing Grand Rounds – Lessons Learned from Nurse’s Clinical Research

To my fellow Nurses, it seems like we just got back from the holidays and yet, here we are, closing the month of January already. As we continue with our journey, I wanted to share some great achievements by some of our magnificent Nurses in Research. Yesterday at the Nursing Grand Rounds, Mary Lough, Trisha Jenkins, Linda Dupuis-Rosen and Ed Shradar, were awarded with a Certificate of Recognition for Nursing Excellence in Research. As professional nurses we have a responsibility to both evaluate and improve our practice and to constantly question how we can improve that practice. I cannot emphasize enough the importance of the work that they do. It does not only impact our organization, but the global Nursing community as well. Please join me in congratulating these amazing individuals for their outstanding work.


 Left to right:

 Mary E. Lough PhD, RN, CNS, CCRN, CNRN, CCNS, is a Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist in E2ICU, leading many nursing research studies over the years at Stanford. She is passionate about assisting clinical nurses in the utilization of nursing research. She also serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor for the Stanford School of Medicine.

Trisha Jenkins, MPA, BSN, RN, NE-BC, has been a PCM on the BMT unit for the past 16 years. Before that she worked in E2 ICU for over 20 years, ED & Life flight. She was involved in getting our Palliative Care program started. She has published papers on BMT ICU utilizations in the Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Linda Dupuis-Rosen, BSN, RN,  is a clinical nurse here at Stanford for 28 years. No prior research experience but she enjoys asking questions and trying to find answers to our current patient’s needs. She has presented her research findings at the multiple venues throughout Stanford to the ITA clinical staff, physicians, and nurse leaders. Her poster on this topic was presented at the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation in May of 2015. 

Ed Shradar, MSN. RN, CNS, CEN, has been working in the ED at SHC for the past 25 years. He has been the Clinical Nurse Specialist for the past 5 years. Prior to that he was the ED Nurse Educator and ED staff nurse.


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