Cindy-Lee Dennis, PhD

 

Doctoral Students

Jennifer Abbass Dick BNSc, MN

Title: A randomized controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of an education and support intervention for partners of breastfeeding women to improve rates of exclusive breastfeeding

Awards:
2009 – Dorothy and Bill Palm Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology Award, The Women’s College Hospital Foundation – $15,000
2010 – RNFOO Prenatal and Parenthood Educational Research Award  – $3,000
2011 – Ontario Graduate Scholarship  – $15,000

Current Status:  2009 – ongoing

Kim Allen, RN, BScN, MN

Title: RELiEF: A randomized controlled trial evaluating lanolin and expressed breast milk for the treatment of nipple pain among breastfeeding women

Awards:
2008 – RNAO Childbirth Nurses Interest Group Scholarship – $1000
2009 – Soroptomist Foundation of Canada – $7500
2010 – RNFOO Maternal Child Nurses’ Interest Group Scholarship – $1000
2011 – RNFOO Prenatal & Parenthood Education Research Award –  $1,500
2011 – University of Toronto Doctoral Completion Award –  $18,046.87Current Status: 2007 – ongoing

Current Status: 2007 – ongoing

Karen McQueen, RN, BScN, MN, PhD

Title: Improving breastfeeding outcomes: A pilot randomized controlled trial of a self-efficacy intervention with primiparous mothers

Awards:
2008 – The Helen Marion Walker – Soroptimist Women’s Health Research Scholarship, Women’s College Hospital Foundation – $10,000
2008 – RNAO Childbirth Nurses Interest Group Scholarship – $1000

Current Status: 2005 – 2009

Masters Students

Dawn Kingston, RN, BScN, MScN, PhD

Title: An examination of sources of information to increase breastfeeding self-efficacy

Current Status: 2005 – 2006

Marion Mossman, RN, MScN

Title: The psychometric evaluation of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale among adolescent mothers

Current Status: 2003 – 2006