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Nursing PhD candidate receives National Association of Hispanic Nurses Grant

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Roxana Chicas 16BSN RN has received the Aguilar-Cuellar-Toben (ACT) PhD Dissertation Grant Award from the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN). As the nation’s leading professional society for Latinx nurses, the NAHN grant provides funding to improve health outcomes of the Latinx population. Chicas’ research focuses on environmental exposures and occupational health hazards among immigrant agricultural workers and aims to keep them safe while working in hot and humid environments.

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