Mary T. Champagne Professor of Nursing, Duke University
Dr. Eun-Ok Im is currently the president-elect of the Asian American Pacific Islander Nurses Association. She has gained national and international recognition as a methodologist and theorist in international cross-cultural women’s health through over 370 papers, abstracts, and chapters (over 160 refereed journal articles) and over 300 international and national multi-disciplinary presentations. Dr. Im has been on more than 50 research review panels of the NIH and has served the PCORI, AHA, STTI, and ONF as a reviewer. Dr. Im is a senior editor of the Journal of Transcultural Nursing, is on the editorial boards of 8 journals, and is on 13 editorial review boards. She has numerous national and international awards, one of which is the 2014 International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame Award from the STTI. Dr. Im has conducted research projects on breast cancer survivorship, cancer pain, menopausal symptoms, and physical activity through a series of NIH-funded R01 awards. Over the past 25 years, she has obtained about 17.5 million dollars (9.1 million as the PI) of research funding through R01s (4 R01s as the PI) and other grants (29 other grants as the PI). She is also well known as an originator of situation specific theories.