Conducted by teams, at centers and by individual faculty and students, UVA Nursing's specialty areas fall into six distinct clusters:
In addition to federal grants, the School also receives funding from private foundations and university grants to stimulate creative projects. Opportunities are robust and regular for industrious students who want to design and carry out their own research projects.
The School of Nursing’s strong research mission includes a foundation based on collaboration to produce new knowledge. From developing new understandings of human behavior to new models for care delivery, our research teams are energetic, focused -- and growing.
Selected recently received grants
Correlates Among Nocturnal Agitation, Sleep, and Urinary Incontinence in Dementia
This two-year exploratory developmental research grant examines the relationship among the distressing symptoms of nighttime agitation, sleep disturbances, and urinary incontinence in persons with Alzheimer's Disease (AD), in order to develop interventions to assist family caregivers, increase quality of life, and decrease institutionalization rates for persons with AD.
Primary Investigator Karen M. Rose, PhD, RN, funded by the NIH (http://www.ninr.nih.gov )
Retired research centers