- I am a nurse scientist with the Minneapolis Adaptive Design & Engineering (MADE) Program at the Minneapolis VA. My research focus is prevention of pressure injury, primarily focused on Veterans with spinal cord injury (SCI). I also support work with Veterans who have lower limb amputations. I work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary MADE team to conduct research to include leading the qualitative inquiry process during the iterative design and development of the research projects. My collaborations include working with scientists and clinicians from University of Minnesota, Mayo clinic, University of Washington, and numerous VA Health Care facilities across the nation. I have a deep commitment to assist those with barriers to participation in the activities they desire to partake!