Research

Our faculty members are at the forefront of high-impact scientific discoveries, engaged in research locally and across the globe.

Transdisciplinary research, education and clinical practice are integral to our work. The mission and vision of research at the U-M School of Nursing were developed in 2019.

Mission: The U-M School of Nursing is comprised of diverse interdisciplinary scientists working to advance nursing and health-related science using forward thinking, flexibility, creativity and sustainable partnerships.

Vision: The U-M School of Nursing will be a national and global leader in team science to improve health and health equity.

Focus areas

  • Acute and chronic symptom science, including diabetes, pain management, cancer fatigue and childbearing recovery
  • Big data, including visualization, analytics and informatics
  • Health system and care effectiveness research
  • Health equity

Grant services

The Grants and Research Office (GRO) provides streamlined grant services for faculty in the pre-award and post-award phases. View our MBox resources to learn more. 

Newsletter

September Research Newsletter ThumbnailRead our monthly newsletter, last updated in September 2021. The purpose of this newsletter is to be a vehicle to communicate what you need to know if you participate in research in any way in our U-M School of Nursing community.

    Centers and initiatives

    Sexuality and Health Disparities

    The Center for Sexuality and Health Disparities conducts research on sexuality, gender and sexual health, focusing on individual, community and structural risk factors for poor sexual health and HIV/STIs.

    Center for the Study of Drugs, Alcohol, Smoking and Health (DASH Center)

    The DASH Center focuses on addressing clinical, educational and research issues related to substance use.

    CASCAID

    CASCAID (Complex ACEs, Complex Aid) is a study group formed to redress the adverse impacts of trauma by studying and creating interventions.

    Center for Improving Patient and Population Health (CIPPH)

    CIPPH brings together diverse health care fields in team-based approaches to aid patients and vulnerable populations.

    Fogarty International Training Program

    The Fogarty International Training Program for Strengthening Non-Communicable Disease Research and Training Capacity allows the U-M School of Nursing to host trainees from Thailand for postdoctoral research.

    Pivot Hub

    The Pivot Hub is dedicated to revolutionizing how we think about preventing health care-associated harm through training, collaboration with health care systems and research.