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Research Areas of Focus
No matter their area of study, our nurse scientists share the same basic goals: to better serve underserved populations, to reduce health disparities, and to improve care for all patients.
Elaine Larson, PhD, RN, Former Senior Associate Dean of Scholarship and Research and Professor Emerita of Nursing
Columbia Nursing's biobehavioral and -omics researchers seek to apply the knowledge they discover to develop more effective nursing assessment, intervention, and evaluation strategies.
Data science researchers at Columbia Nursing generate and use large and complex data sets to evaluate, predict, and protect patient and population health across the lifespan.
Columbia Nursing's researchers aims to improve quality of life for undeserved populations. Learn more about how their efforts impact individuals and local and global communities.
Researchers at Columbia Nursing are working to expand perspectives on LGBTQ health and broaden research to include social determinants of health.
Researchers at Columbia Nursing examine models of health care across a variety of settings in order to maximize the positive impact nurses have on patient care.
Columbia Nursing researchers are addressing knowledge gaps in key palliative care areas including how best to support symptom management, communication, and care coordination in this population.
Our research faculty examine the impact that nurses have on patient safety and health care quality in a variety of health care settings.
Researchers at Columbia Nursing study preventive care to assess risk and protective factors as well as evaluate ways to implement preventive interventions into practice.
Columbia Nursing researchers address primary and comprehensive care barriers in an effort to look more holistically at health problems that individuals face at any stage of life.
Researchers at Columbia Nursing study symptom management to examine effects of adverse symptoms and develop new strategies to improve quality of life.
Columbia Nursing's urban and global research efforts examine the strengths and needs of our populated cities and international neighbors to improve health worldwide.