Funding & Awards

Overview

Innovative and ground-breaking faculty research addresses areas related to our specialty programs and includes areas such as:

  • Aging and Aging Health Policy

  • Chronic Illness and Long-Term Care

  • Clinical Practices and Professional Studies

  • The Family in Health and Illness

  • Emergency and Critical Care

  • Health Promotion/Illness Prevention

  • HIV/AIDS

  • Pediatric Development and Health/Illness Care

  • Symptom Management

  • Women's Health Issues

  • Health and Environment

 

Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows receive research mentorship from faculty with international reputations and contacts.

For example, predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships are available from the Research Center for Symptom Management (RCSM) and from the HIV/AIDS Center.

Trainees in these programs are encouraged to engage in ongoing faculty research, present their findings at professional and scientific meetings, and publish their work in peer-reviewed research journals.

 

2013 NIH School of Nursing Faculty and Student Projects

 

 

Principal Investigator

Project Title/Grant Number

Department

1

Asiodu, Ifeyinwa

Identifying Barriers to Breastfeeding Initiation in African American Families

(5F31 NR013120-03)

Family Health Care Nursing

2

Baird, Jennifer

Understanding How PICU Nurses Care for Dying Children and their Families

(5F31 NR012093-04)

Family Health Care Nursing

3

Carrico, Adam et al.

RCT of an Integrative Intervention for Non-Treatment-Seeking Meth Users

(1R01 DA033854-01A1)

Community Health Systems

4

Carrico, Adam et al.

RCT of an Integrative Intervention for Non-Treatment-Seeking Meth Users

(3R01 DA033854-01A1S1)

Community Health Systems

5

Dowling, Glenna

Life Enhancing Activities for Family Caregivers of People with Dementia

(1R01 NR014435-01)

Physiological Nursing

6

Drew, Barbara et al.

Home ECG Monitoring to Detect Allograft Rejection Following Heart Transplantation

(5R01 NR012003-03)

Physiological Nursing

7

Fukuoka, Yoshimi

Applying Mobile-Persuasive Technologies to Increase Physical Activity in Women

(5R01 HL104147-04)

Institute for Health & Aging

8

Green, Emily

East African Immigrant Females: Adolescent Developmental Protective/Risk Factors

(5F31 NR013326-02)

Family Health Care Nursing

9

Hollister, Brooke

Case Management and Problem Solving Therapy for Depressed Older Adults

(1R01 AG043584-01A1)

Institute for Health & Aging

10

Hu, Xiao

ICP Elevation Alerting Based on a Predictive Model Hosting Platform

(7R01 NS076738-03)

Physiological Nursing

11

James, Evelyn

Risk Factors Associated with Unintended Pregnancies

(1F31 NR014094-01A1)

Family Health Care Nursing

12

Johnson, Julene

Community Choirs to Promote Healthy Aging and Independence of Older Adults

(5R01 AG042526-02)

Institute for Health & Aging

13

Johnson, Julene

Community Choirs to Promote Healthy Aging and Independence of Older Adults

(3R01 AG042526-02S1)

Institute for Health & Aging

14

Lee, Kathryn

Nursing Research Training in Symptom Management

(5T32 NR007088-18)

Family Health Care Nursing

15

Malone, Ruth

Investigating Institutional Influences on Tobacco Control

(2R01 CA120138-06A1)

Social & Behavioral Sciences

16

Malone, Ruth

Exploring Voluntary Tobacco-Related Initiatives by Businesses

(5R01 CA143076-03)

Social & Behavioral Sciences

17

Malone, Ruth

Enhancing Civilian Support for Military Tobacco Control

(8R01 DA036509-04)

Social & Behavioral Sciences

18

Merriman, John

Identification of Genetic Markers Associated with Attentional Fatigue

(5F31 NR012604-03)

Physiological Nursing

19

Miaskowski, Christine

Advancing the Science of Symptom Management in Oncology Patients

(1K05 CA168960-01A1)

Physiological Nursing

20

Miaskowski, Christine

Characterization of and Treatment for Chemotherapy Neuropathy

(5R01 CA151692-03)

Physiological Nursing

21

Miaskowski, Christine

Symptom Clusters in Oncology Patients Receiving Chemotherapy

(5R01 CA134900-05)

Physiological Nursing

22

Portillo, Carmen

HIV/AIDS Nursing Care and Prevention

(5T32 NR007081-17)

Community Health Systems

23

Shim, Janet

Conceptions of Race and Ethnicity Used in Gene-Environment Interaction Studies

(5R01 HG005848-04)

Social & Behavioral Sciences

24

Walhart, Tara

Identification of Novel Inhibitors of Human Papillomoavirus Infection

(5F31 NR013863-02)

Community Health Systems

25

Wallhagen, Margaret

Primary Care Intervention Promoting Hearing Health Care Service Access and Use

(4R33 DC011510-03)

Physiological Nursing

 

2013 Other Federally-Funded SON Faculty and Student Projects

 

 

Principal Investigator

Project Title/Grant Number

Department

1

Dawson-Rose, Carol

PS10-1078 Scale Up of Positive Prevention Programs in Mozambique

(5U2G PS002770-04)

Community Health Systems

2

Dawson-Rose, Carol

PS10-1078 Scale Up of Positive Prevention Programs in Mozambique

(5U2G PS002770-04S1)

Community Health Systems

3

Grundy, Quinn

Exploring the Interactions between Nurses and Industry in Clinical Practice

(1R36 HS022383-01)

Social & Behavioral Sciences

4

Lee, Soo-Jeong

Safe Patient Handling Legislation and MSDS in California Healthcare Workers

(1R03 OH010487-01)

Community Health Systems

 

Blue Ridge Mountain 2013 Rankings

 

The Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research has published the 2013 rankings of NIH funding to Schools of Nursing (http://brimr.org).

Following is a snapshot of the top 20 schools.

     

Rank

Institution

Award

1

University of California, San Francisco

$ 9,587,484

2

University of Illinois

$ 8,294,200

3

University of Washington

$ 7,650,636

4

Johns Hopkins University

$ 6,957,586

5

University of Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh

$ 6,883,124

6

New York University

$ 6,865,164

7

University of California, Los Angeles

$ 5,810,700

8

University of Pennsylvania

$ 5,275,614

9

University of Maryland, Baltimore

$ 4,457,516

10

Emory University

$ 4,018,326

11

Duke University

$ 3,374,344

12

Michigan State University

$ 3,103,270

13

Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis

$ 3,044,261

14

University of Michigan

$ 2,767,332

15

University of Minnesota

$ 2,587,683

16

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

$ 2,240,164

17

Medical University of South Carolina

$ 2,225,844

18

University of Miami, Coral Gables

$ 1,993,309

19

Columbia University Health Sciences

$ 1,958,679

20

Virginia Commonwealth University

$ 1,950,347