Funding & Awards


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


  • 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.

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.

Current NIH Funded Projects

UCSF School of Nursing; Oct. 1, 2013 to Sept. 30, 2014

DepartmentGrant #P.I.Grant Title
CHS5R01 DA 033854-02Carrico, AdamRCT of an integrative intervention for non-treatment-seeking meth users
CHS3R01 DA 033854-02 (supplement)Carrico, AdamRCT of an integrative intervention for non-treatment-seeking meth users
CHS5F31 NR 014094-02James, Evelyn (student)Risk Factors Associated with Unintended Pregnancies
CHS5T32 NR 007081-18Portillo, CarmenHIV/AIDS Nursing Care and Prevention
CHS5F31 NR 013863-03Walhart, Tara (student)Identification of Novel Inhibitors of Human Papillomoavirus Infection
FHCN5F31 NR 013326-03Green, Emily (student)East African Immigrant Females: Adolescent Developmental Protective/Risk Factors
FHCN5T32 NR 007088-19Lee, KathrynNursing Research Training in Symptom Management
FHCN1R21 NR 015215-01Lee, KathrynFatigue Management in HIV: A Sleep and Circadian Rhythm Pilot Intervention
IHA5R01 HL 104147-05Fukuoka, YoshimiApplying Mobile-Persuasive Technologies to Increase Physical Activity in Women
IHA1R34 DK 102100-01Fukuoka, YoshimiApplying Virtual Social Networking to Diabetes Prevention For Filipino Americans
IHA5R01 AG 043584-02Hollister, BrookeCase Management and Problem Solving Therapy for Depressed Older Adults
IHA3R01 AG 042526-03Johnson, JuleneCommunity Choirs to Promote Healthy Aging and Independence of Older Adults
IHA5R01 AG 042526-03 (supplement)Johnson, JuleneCommunity Choirs to Promote Healthy Aging and Independence of Older Adults
IHA4R00 HG 006452-03Michie, MarshaMapping an ELSI-integrated translational pathway with cell-free fetal DNA testing
PN5R01 NR 014435-02Dowling, GlennaLife Enhancing Activities for Family Caregivers of People with Dementia
PN5R01 NR 012003-04Drew, BarbaraHome ECG Monitoring to Detect Allograft Rejection Following Heart Transplantation
PN5R01 NS 076738-04Hu, XiaoICP Elevation Alerting Based on a Predictive Model Hosting Platform
PN1K23 AG044438-01Leutwyler, HeatherFactors Associated to Poor Mobility in Older Adults with Schizophrenia
PN5R01 CA 134900-06Miaskowski, Christine & Aouizerat, BradSymptoms Clusters in Oncology Patients Receiving Chemotherapy
PN5R01 CA 151692-04Miaskowski, Christine & Aouizerat, BradCharacterization of and Treatment for Chemotherapy Neuropathy
PN5K05 CA 168960-02Miaskowski, ChristineAdvancing the Science of Symptom Management in Oncology Patients
PN5R33 DC 011510-04Wallhagen, MargaretPrimary Care Intervention Promoting Hearing Health Care Service Access and Use
SBS5R01 DA 036509-05Malone, RuthEnhancing Civilian Support for Military Tobacco Control
SBS5R01 CA 143076-04Malone, RuthExploring voluntary tobacco-related initiatives by businesses
SBS5R01 CA 120138-07Malone, RuthInvestigating Institutional Influences on Tobacco Control

Blue Ridge Mountain 2016 Rankings

The Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research has published the 2016 rankings of NIH funding to US Nursing Schools: (web site).

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