Paul N. Austin, CRNA, PhD, participated in the TriService Nursing Research Program (TSNRP) Strategic Planning Conference, held at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences on Sept. 10 and 11 in Bethesda, Md.
Dr. Austin is the Coordinator of Anesthesia
Curriculum, Doctorate of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Program at Texas Wesleyan.
He was part of the team of nurse scientists reviewing TSRNP’s
mission, goals and research priorities. He is also a scientific reviewer for
TSNRP is the only program funding and
supporting rigorous scientific research in the field of military nursing. The
program seeks to advance military nursing science and optimize the health of
military members and their families.
Since its founding in 1992, TSNRP
has funded more than 300 grants totaling over $53 million, resulting in
research published in more than 60 peer-reviewed journals. The annual budget
of TSNRP is currently $6 million dollars.