Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announces $20 Million Grant to Support Nurse PhD Scientists  

Jill Tucker, RN says: “Our nation's health care system faces unprecedented demands with a continuing shortage of capable doctors as even more Americans become enrolled in health insurance programs. One way to combat these shortages is to promote scholarship in the nursing field. More nurses with PhD's, armed with the skills and abilities to take on our most pressing medical issues, can address these needs. The Robert Wood Johnson foundation understands this and is investing $20 million in the "Future of Nursing Scholars" program to support nurses as they pursue their PhDs. Capable and qualified