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
Research: A Community of Scholars
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.
While much of cancer research is focused on digging into patients' genetic and treatment records, College of Nursing Distinguished Professor Kathi Mooney told Vice President Joe Biden health care providers can learn a lot by studying patients' symptoms.... Read More
From HPV vaccination rates to the causes of pediatric asthma, University of Utah nurse scientists are delving into areas of research that will change health care. That work earned the college a No. 2 ranking for 2015 NIH funding.... Read More
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
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
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
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
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
VA Salt Lake Health Care System and the University of Utah College of Nursing have been awarded a 5 year, $1.5 million VA Nursing Academic Partnership for Graduate Education (VANAP-GE) grant for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) education.... Read More