Shelly Orr receives grant from the VCU Johnson Center

December 19, 2018

Awards, Faculty and Staff, Research

Shelly Orr, Ph.D., RN, CNE, clinical assistant professor at the VCU School of Nursing, recently received a $49,219 grant from the VCU Johnson Center for Critical Care and Pulmonary Research. Orr is co-principal investigator with Brian Cassel, Ph.D., associate professor at the School of Medicine, on a project titled “Giving voice to those who are silent: A pilot study examining the use of biomarkers for assessing pain in the ICU.” Study collaborators include Theresa Swift-Scanlan, Ph.D., RN, associate professor and director of the School of Nursing’s Biobehavioral Research Lab; R.K. Elswick, professor and biostatistician at the School of Nursing; and Egidio Del Fabbro, M.D., associate professor at the School of Medicine.

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Dr. Shelly Orr

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