The Connell School of Nursing has an enduring tradition of research. Our faculty are dedicated to research that examines the lifespan from premature infants to end-of-life care and ranges across translational science from bench research to global health.
To develop and disseminate knowledge for the advancement of professional nursing practice and the improvement of health and health care for a diverse global society
Focal areas of research under this pillar of innovation include maternal-child health, inequities in access and health outcomes, adolescent wellness and risk behaviors, sexual health, sexual and gender minority health, and feeding difficulty in infants and young children.
Major areas of science under this pillar of innovation include aging and gerontology, self-management of acute and chronic illness, patient and care partner dyads and caregiving, culturally tailored interventions to prevent illness, and palliative care.
Through an International Fellows Program, a bi-annual conference, online courses, and a partnership with NANDA-I, the Marjory Gordon Program promotes the advancement of nursing knowledge about patients' response to illness, clinical reasoning and decision making, and patient care delivery.