Dr. Ann Garwick Promotes the Health of Families Who Have Children with Chronic Conditions

Garwick 160914_4446_web (1)Ann Garwick, PhD, RN, LMFT, LP, FAAN, is a Professor and Associate Dean for Research in the School of Nursing at the University of Minnesota, USA.  Her research focuses on promoting the health of children and adolescents with chronic health conditions and their family caregivers. Current research projects include the International School Nurse Asthma and ADHD Project conducted in Minnesota and Iceland with IFNA colleagues, Drs. Wendy Looman and Erla Kolbrun Svavarsdottir; Project SNAPSHOT, a school nurse-directed obesity prevention for elementary students; and the Managing Epilepsy Well Project. Her contributions to family nursing have been recognized by her induction as a Fellow into the American Academy of Nursing and receipt of a Midwest Nursing Research Society Senior Pediatric Researcher Award. Dr. Garwick has also served on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Family Nursing since 2002. For more information contact IFNA member, Ann Garwick.