Victoria Niederhauser Dr.P.H., M.S.N., A.P.R.N., P.N.P.-C., 2008 Cohort
Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Academics, University of Hawaii, School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene. Since 2000, Dr. Niederhauser has held various leadership roles at the school including Director of Nurse Practitioner Programs, Graduate Chair, and Department Chair. The focus of her research is on childhood immunizations. She has received numerous grants to study parental barriers to immunizations and has published extensively in this area. Most recently she developed and tested a survey, "Searching for Hardship and Obstacles to Shots" (SHOTS), to identify parental barriers to immunizations. Dr. Niederhauser has published over 25 articles and book chapters on child health issues and is the author of the book Core Review for Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioners. In the last five years, she was funded for five training grants totaling over $2.5 million. She serves on the Research Committee for the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and on several local boards and advisory committees. In 2006, she received the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners State Award for Excellence.