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Partners in Research

Our Partners in Research Workgroup is a resource for gathering organizational information allowing for better implementation of evidence-based practices, and to provide a consortium of sites for research and translation care. The Workgroup meets the third Tuesday of every other month at 2:00pm EST via teleconference and is Co-Chaired by Dr. Marita Titler (University of Michigan School of Nursing) and Nancy Weber (Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, IA).

Education and Networking

The Education and Networking Workgroup provides education offerings on evidence-based practice to members of the NNPN, and provides environments that encourage and support communication in the pursuit of evidence-based healthcare practices. This Workgroup meets the second Thursday of every month at 2:00pm EST via teleconference and is Co-Chaired by Dr. Michelle Aebersold (University of Michigan School of Nursing) and Jean Cody (Southwestern Vermont Medical Center).


The Implementation Workgroup is working to develop a certificate in evidence-based practice issued by the National Nursing Practice Network based on the Iowa Model. This Workgroup meets on an as needed basis via teleconference and is Chaired by Roxanne Wilson (St. Cloud Hospital, MN).

Staff Nurse

The Staff Nurse Workgroup provides staff nurses with resources to actively engage and implement evidence-based practice innovation at their sites. The Workgroup meets the first Tuesday of every month at 1:00pm EST via teleconference and is Co-Chaired by Anne McLeod (University of Michigan Health System) and Amy Yono (Detroit Medical Center-Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan).


The Leaders Workgroup provides effective strategies for nursing leadership to develop and sustain an evidence-based culture.This workgroup meets the first Thursday of every month at 1:00 p.m. via teleconference and is chaired by Amy Berentes (Mercy Medical Center-Clinton, IA).”

If you would like more information on the any of the above Workgroups, please contact NNPN Staff at