Research Areas

Care of the Older Adult

  • Aging and long-term care
  • Geriatric/gerontological nursing
  • End-of-life care or palliative care

Family, Maternal and Child Health

  • Pediatric nursing
  • Women's health
  • Child birth/Midwife
  • Non-traditional families (adoptive and kinship)

Health Policy and Evaluation

  • Paying for performance
  • Medicare and Medicaid policy
  • Evaluation methods and statistical modeling

Health Promotion and Population Health

  • Physical activity and promotion
  • Community-based interventions
  • Community Engaged Research
  • Health communication

Healthcare Systems and Organizations

  • Quality improvement
  • Patient safety
  • Nursing staffing and leadership
  • Healthcare workforce
  • Teamwork

Nursing Education

  • Pedagogy (scholarship of teaching and learning)
  • Simulation 

Mental Health

  • Trauma-informed care
  • Substance use and misuse
  • Affective disorders/depression

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