Columbia University School of Nursing provides opportunities for strong mentorship in research. The majority of Columbia Nursing faculty members have active research grants from federal (National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control, Health Resources and Services Administration, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) and foundation sources such as the American Cancer Society, Jonas Nursing and Veterans Healthcare, and Sigma.

Featured Areas of Research include:

  • Comparative effectiveness
  • Health care policy
  • Biobehavioral research
  • Chronic disease management and self-management
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Nursing workforce
  • Improving the health of vulnerable populations including LGBTQ, racial¬†and ethnic minorities, elderly, and at risk youth
  • Informatics and data science
  • Symptom science
  • Multi-omic research
  • Palliative care
  • Global health
  • Precision health
  • Understanding and eliminating health disparity

Training Grants

Our two institutional training (T32) grants support six predoctoral and six postdoctoral fellows.

In addition to mentoring and collaboration by Columbia Nursing faculty, PhD students have the opportunity to engage in interprofessional research with faculty throughout Columbia University Irving Medical Center.