Meet Our Pre-Docs

Shih-Yin Lin, MM, MT-BC, Doctoral Student in Nursing Science

I entered the UW SoN PhD program in 2013. My research interests include:

  • non-pharmacological interventions for dementia
  • dementia-friendly communities
  • technology for dementia



Sarah E. Llewellyn, MN, RN

I entered the PhD program Autumn of 2014 after over 13 years in nursing. My area of interest is quality of life/patient centered outcomes for patients with renal failure. My husband, Tim, and I have two children: Adwen (3) and Bennett (1).





Annette J. Thomas, RN, BSN, MS, CCRN

I am a 4th year PhD student working with Nancy Woods.  My research interests are stress and aging women, PTSD and ICU nurses, and how IT can enhance ways to increase participant availability for research and clinical care.