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  1. Albert, Nancy M. PhD, RN, CCNS, CCRN, CNA
  2. Siedlecki, Sandra L. PhD, RN


The gap between research and practice that hinders the advancement of nursing practice is effected by knowledge, resources, perceptions, and expectations of nurses. The authors describe the development and implementation of a nursing research team in a large Midwest healthcare system, criterion used to identify the right personnel, nurse researcher roles that emerged after implementation, and infrastructure and administrative support that were essential to our success.