Overview of Research Topics

Collaborative research is conducted across the School of Nursing's five major organizational units: the departments of Family Health Care Nursing, Community Health Systems, Physiological Nursing, and Social and Behavioral Sciences; and the Institute for Health and Aging (IHA).

Research Topics

Primary areas of the faculty's research include:

  • Aging and Aging Health Policy
  • Chronic Illness and Long-Term Care
  • Clinical Practices and Professional Studies
    • Dorothy Pechman Rice Center for Health Economics
    • Center for the Health Professions
  • Emergency and Critical Care
    • Electrocardiographic Monitoring Research Laboratory
  • Families in Health and Illness
    • Preterm Birth Initiative
    • Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes interventions
  • Global Health
  • Health and Environment
    • Malone Tobacco Industry Research Program
    • Occupational and Environmental Health and Nurse Training (T42)
  • Health Promotion/Illness Prevention
    • Genetics (Genomics) Research Program
    • Self-tracking and obesity/diabetes prevention
  • HIV/AIDS
    • International Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Clinical Training in Nursing (T32)
  • Symptom Management
    • Research Center for Symptom Management and Nurse Research Training (T32)
  • Women's Health Issues
    • Lesbian Health & Research Center