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2019 IAFN Research Award Winners

A total of $15,000 was awarded to IAFN members to carry out their forensic nursing research. We look forward to reading their final results!


Angela Karakachian, Alison Colbert, Diane Hupp, Rachel Berger, Eric Vogelstein
Nurses' Moral Distress as They Care for Victims of Child Maltreatment

Jocelyn Anderson, Rachel Smith, Cara Rice 
Development of a patient-provider decision aid for HIV PEP following sexual assault

Amanda St. Ivany, Michelle Munro-Kramer and Eve Valera 
Exploratory Analysis of Acquired Brain Injuries from IPV to guide futureinterventions in NH

Jodie Flynn 
Life Experience of Patients Post -Sexual Assault: A Mixed Method Study


Applications will reopen in January 2020

  • The IAFN Research Award is intended to encourage exploratory, interventional or developmental forensic nursing research studies or evidence-based practice projects.  
  • Key research focus areas include research exploring health outcomes, including cost of care, of victims of violence when forensic nurses are involved in their care and research to guide clinical care of patients affected by violence.
  • Funding can be used as seed money for a pilot study, completion of a full study or project, or to augment existing funding of an established research project.



Email Research Committee Chair: Julie Valentine ( 


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