Terrah Foster Akard

Nursing professor’s video wins advertising’s ADDY awards, heads to nationals

A video created to recruit families for a research study run by Terrah Akard, associate professor of nursing and pediatrics, has advanced to the national American Advertising Awards competition.

portrait in dorm room

Using the Internet for good

Terrah Foster Akard is helping children facing serious and life-threatening illness create a digital record of their lives, and measuring the impact the practice has on their emotional wellbeing.

Web storytelling study helps children cope with cancer