Ask Dr. Melnyk: Winning Grant Writing Strategies

Aired on April 11, 2017

Are you interested in learning the art of grant writing? As a future faculty member or researcher you may be required to develop grant proposals throughout your career. Join this webinar for key tips on the writing process from developing the proposal, to collaborating with others, to editing, to the final submission. This webinar will be presented by one of academic nursingís most prominent leaders, Dr. Bernadette Melnyk, who has successfully acquired more than $19 million over the course of her career to support a variety of research efforts. Novice grant writers are encouraged to come learn from the best.

This Webinar is hosted by the Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA). For more information on the GNSA, visit


Webinar Speaker

Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Vice President for Health Promotion
University Chief Wellness Officer
Professor and Dean
The Ohio State University

Dr. Melnyk earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from West Virginia University, her Master of Science degree with a specialization in nursing care of children and pediatric nurse practitioner from the University of Pittsburgh, and her PhD in clinical research from the University of Rochester where she also completed her post-masterís certificate as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She is a nationally/internationally recognized expert in evidence-based practice, intervention research, child and adolescent mental health, health and wellness, and is a frequent keynote speaker at national and international conferences on these topics. Dr. Melnyk has consulted with hundreds of healthcare systems and colleges throughout the nation and globe on how to improve quality of care and patient outcomes through implementing and sustaining evidence-based practice. Her record includes over 25 million dollars of sponsored funding from federal agencies and foundations as principal investigator and over 280 publications. Dr. Melnyk is an elected fellow of the National Academy of Medicine, the American Academy of Nursing, the National Academies of Practice, and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She served a four-year term on the 16-member United States Preventive Services Task Force and currently serves as a member of the National Quality Forumís (NQF) Behavioral Health Standing Committee and the National Institutes of Healthís National Advisory Council for Nursing Research. Dr. Melnyk also serves as editor of the journal, Worldviews on Evidence-based Nursing, and is a board member of U.S. Healthiest, the National Guideline Clearinghouse and the National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (NGC/NQMC).

Dr. Melnyk recently founded the National Interprofessional Education and Practice Collaborative to advance the Department of Health and Human Servicesí Million Heartsģ initiative to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes by 2017. She also created and chaired the first two National Summits on Building Healthy Academic Communities in April of 2013 and 2015, and founded the National Consortium for Building Healthy Academic Communities, a national organization to improve population health in the nationís institutions of higher learning, for which she serves as its first president.

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