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The College of Nursing is a community of scholars engaged in exemplary programs of funded research and distinguished scholarship.

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The College of Nursing’s research mission is administered by the Emma Eccles Jones Nursing Research Center.

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First-Ever PCORI Award for College of Nursing
Jul 18, 2016

First-Ever PCORI Award for College of Nursing

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A team of investigators co-led by Dr. Nancy Allen, PhD, ANP-BC, assistant professor at the University of Utah College of Nursing, has brought together leaders from Salt Lake’s Hispanic community along with Hispanic diabetes patients to form a Community Advisory Board (CAB). ... Read More

Breaking down vaccine resistance
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Jan 21, 2016

Breaking down vaccine resistance

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The campaign to vaccinate girls and boys against cancer-causing HPV has faced resistance from the start. College of Nursing professor Deanna Kepka is digging into immunization records to find out which kids are getting the three-dose shots.... Read More

Fixing the miscommunication
Research
Nov 06, 2015

Fixing the miscommunication

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Communication between poison control centers and emergency departments is still old school: Doctors and nurses scribble notes down on scraps of paper and try to translate what the poison control specialist said. Dr. Mollie Cummins aims to end the game of telephone.... Read More

Informing parents using technology
Research
Oct 30, 2015

Informing parents using technology

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A deadline looms over scientific researchers around the country: Next year, everything from bloodspots to biopsy tissue will be considered a "human specimen" requiring patient consent before it can be used in research. Dr. Erin Rothwell thinks she might have a solution.... Read More

Research
Sep 30, 2015

Crowdsourcing complex triggers of pediatric asthma

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College of Nursing biomedical informatics professor Kathy Sward, along with a team of researchers from three other University departments, has received a $5.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to create an Internet-based infrastructure for tracking pediatric asthma. Sward plans to put personal environmental sensors into the hands of about a dozen kids and their parents. Think of it as “crowdsourcing.”... Read More

A Thriving Culture of Research
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Jul 22, 2015

A Thriving Culture of Research

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The College of Nursing has a culture of engaged investigation and is a nursing research leader, ranking #16 in National Institutes of Health (NIH) due, in part, to our prestigious P01 and T32 funding awards.... Read More