The New Investigator Award
New Investigator Awards go to outstanding UNMC scientists who in the past two years have secured their first funding from the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Defense or other national sources. New Investigators also had to demonstrate scholarly activity such as publishing their research and/or presenting their findings at national conventions.
- Name: Christine Eisenhauer Ph.D.
- Title: Assistant professor, UNMC College of Nursing-Northern Division
- Joined UNMC: January 2010
- Hometown: Crofton, Neb.
Cardiovascular health promotion
The goal of my research is: To investigate mobile health technologies that promote self-monitoring of eating and activity for weight loss in rural, mid-life men.
My research will make a difference because: Tailoring effective mobile health technologies for midlife men to use in self-monitoring their eating and activity for weight loss addresses an important rural health disparity -- access.
The best advice I've ever been given is:
"Don't put off until tomorrow what you can do today" - Benjamin Franklin
Three things you may not know about me are:
- I live on a cattle ranch on the Santee Sioux Reservation.
- I keep 50 free range chickens.
- I am a first-generation college graduate.
I am so excited for you! I feel fortunate to have the opportunity to work with you. Keep up all your exceptional work. Congratulations!
Congratulations Christine! You are very deserving of this honor!
Congratulations Christine! Well deserved!