Student Research Forum


Apr. 3, 2023, 2pm to 4pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

Strip View Pavillion


Please join the UNLV School of Nursing for a special keynote speech and presentation with Dr. Ronald Hickman, who is the inaugural Ruth M. Anderson Endowed Chair and Associate Dean for Research at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University. His topic is titled, "End-of-Life Decision Making in the ICU: Where Are We Now?"

Dr. Hickman will present from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., followed by a poster presentation at 3:00 p.m.

About Dr. Ronald Hickman

Ronald Hickman is a registered nurse and a board-certified acute care nurse practitioner who has provided care for patients undergoing general and cardiothoracic surgery and patients in the intensive care unit. As a nurse scientist, Dr. Hickman is nationally known for his pioneering work focused on technology-based solutions to improve chronic disease self management and end-of-life care. His innovative work integrates knowledge from several disciplinary domains to develop technologies and understand biobehavioral mechanisms that influence how patients and their families make decisions and manage their health or an acute illness. As principal or co-investigator, his research has received more than $15 million in competitively funded grants from several institutes within the National Institutes of Health and numerous national foundations. He has authored more than 150 journal articles, books, chapters, and other scholarly products.

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Contact Information

UNLV School of Nursing

External Sponsor

School of Nursing