Allie Tran

2016 cohort, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Allie Tran, BSN, RN, CCRN, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholar, is interested in research aimed at developing knowledge about work environment issues, nursing turnover, and costs of care.

She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing with Distinction from the University of Virginia.

Tran worked as a charge and staff nurse in the Medical Intensive Care Unit at the University of Virginia Health System. She served as adjunct faculty for the University of Virginia School of Nursing, primarily teaching inter-professional education workshops for nursing and medical students. There, she also conducted a project looking at the impact of graduate nurse-physician simulation education on communication and collaborative behaviors.

She later worked as a travel nurse within the country, and further developed her interest in evaluating work environment issues and their impacts. She spent time working in medical, surgical-trauma, and general intensive care units at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA, Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC, Palomar Medical Center in San Diego, CA, and Kaiser Medical Center in Oakland, CA.

Tran currently lives in Chapel Hill, NC.