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About Sandra L. Spoelstra, PhD, RN, FAAN

Nurse Scientist: Aging-in-Place. Medication adherence and symptom management in cancer. Implementation of evidence-based-care & technology to improve health outcomes.

Positions

2015 Present Associate Dean for Research & Scholarship, Grand Valley State University
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2014 Present Adjunct Faculty Member, John Hopkins University
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2014 Present Adjunct Faculty Member, University of Toronto
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20112015 Assistant Professor, Michigan State University
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Curriculum Vitae


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Honors and Awards

  • 2015 Victoria Mock New Investigator Award, from the Oncology Nursing Society, Pittsburg, PA
  • 2015 Harriet H. Werley New Investigator Award, from the Midwest Nursing Research Society, Mount Laurel, NJ.
  • 2014 Hartford Foundation Change AGEnts Policy Institute Scholar program
  • 2013-2015 Hartford Scholar for the 2013 Harford Geriatric Scholars Program in Intervention Research Award at the John Hopkins University School of Nursing, Center for Innovative Care in Aging, Baltimore, Maryland
  • 2013 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation McDevitt Excellence in Research Award in the area of health policy for research
  • 2016 Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, Washington, DC
  • 2016 Induction as Fellow in Academy of Nursing

Courses

  • NUR 605 Theoretical Perspectives on Nursing I
  • NUR 265 Introduction to Nursing Science and Evidence Based Practice
  • NUR 691 Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing

Education

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20072010 PhD, Michigan State University
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19831987 MSN, Northern Michigan University
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19791981 BSN, Northern Michigan University
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19741977 Diploma, Butterworth Hospital School of Nursing
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Contact Information

301 Michigan Street, NE CHS 352; Grand Rapids, MI 49502


Phone: (616) 331-5905
 


Aging (8)

Journal Article (16)