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
  • 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.

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

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Blue Ridge Mountain 2015 Rankings

The Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research has published the 2015 rankings of NIH funding to US Nursing Schools: http://www.brimr.org (web site).

Ranking School of Nursing Award
1 UC SAN FRANCISCO (UCSF) $14,000,000
2 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH $7,000,000
3 JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY $6,800,000
4 EMORY UNIVERSITY $6,500,000
5 UCLA $6,200,000