AcademyHealth's Interdisciplinary Research Group on Nursing Issues' (IRGNI) Research Mentorship Award, recognizes the contributions of a senior scientist to the career development of young investigators who are engaged in research focused on interdisciplinary health services research on nursing issues.

The award recipient will be recognized with the presentation of a plaque and a $500 honorarium at the IRGNI Pre-Conference Session, which is held in conjunction with the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. 

Meet the 2018 IRGNI Research Mentorship Award Winner!

Dr. Christine T. Kovner

Christine T. Kovner, Ph.D., R.N, F.A.A.N.

Mathy Mezey Professor of Geriatric Nursing - New York University, Rory Meyers College of Nursing

Christine Kovner is the Mathy Mezey Professor of Geriatric Nursing and  is a public health nurse by training a... Read Bio

Award Eligibility:

Examples of mentorship activities that would support this nomination include:

  • Including the mentee as a participant on a research team;
  • Assisting the mentee with developing scholarly publications in peer-reviewed journals, co-authoring with mentee, and/or recommending mentee as a reviewer for journals;
  • Sharing information about and serving as consultant or sponsor for training and research grants;
  • Consulting and guiding mentee on development of career plans, decision making about potential opportunities, setting priorities; and participating in service opportunities.

More Information: 

For awards related questions, please contact JulieAnn Rudolph or call 202.292.6790.