Scholarly Team Areas of Research

Nursing research encompasses a wide scope of scientific inquiry. 

Nurse Scientists that provide a body of knowledge to advance nursing practice, shape health policy, and impact the health of people, families and communities both locally and globally. 

We have a number of scholarly teams and research interest areas designed to support faculty and students specific research foci and scholarly productivity.

If you are interested in joining a group, please contact the designated contact/leader for the group indicated by an asterisk (*).


Focus on symptom management, behavioral and quality of life issues.


Focus on innovative clinical environments, engaging all staff to provide students with optimal clinical learning setting.


Pursues multidisciplinary research to examine the impact of social and workforce factors, financing and organizational systems, health technologies, health care organizations and health outcomes.


Primary focus on addiction and mental health issues.


Supports advancement of research programs involving concepts of sleep, sleep/wake disorders and circadian rhythms as they relate to other health issues or disease processes.

The Promoting Universal Longevity via School-family Ecologies (PULSE) Team's ultimate objective is the promotion of healthy weight and behavioral health among individuals who may be overweight, obese, and/or at-risk for lifestyle-related disease.

The Health Systems and Data Science Scholarly Team focuses on data science approaches to analyze health systems (and not genomic big data).