Research Overview


This is an exciting time for nursing research in the School of Nursing at the University of Connecticut. The School of Nursing aims to be a leader in the systematic and rigorous investigation of topics of interest to the profession with the purpose of generating new knowledge, answering questions or solving problems.

The priorities for nursing research within our School reflect our commitment to promoting health and healthy lifestyles, advancing the quality of health care, and the critical importance of demonstrating the evidence base for our professional nursing practice.

Please visit our web pages to explore our framework for nursing research, the individual faculty pages, and the web pages dedicated to the wonderful partnerships and opportunities at the School of Nursing.

Abstracts of Funded Projects
Descriptions of Currently Funded Research and Training Activities

ATHENA School of Nursing Research Series
Our annual conference covers topics ranging from stroke symptoms and response to NICU family support to clinical ethics and community-based participatory research.

Archives of Nursing Leadership
Archive of Connecticut Organizations that support the nursing profession and the personal papers of individuals who have made a significant contribution to nursing within the state.

Center for Advancement in Managing Pain (CAMP)
CAMP seeks to be a preeminent leader in interdisciplinary pain research, education and advocacy.

Center for Correctional Health Networks (CCHNet)
The mission of the Center is to support network members who will study and test health care innovations and quality improvement strategies in real world practice settings to determine effectiveness, efficiency and equity of outcomes upon persons with incarceration experiences.

Center for Nursing Scholarship (CNS)
CNS was established in 1991 to support faculty, staff, students, and community health care professionals in developing research programs and scholarship efforts.
CNS Newsletter
Publications & Presentations

Faculty Areas of Interest
A listing of UConn School of Nursing faculty and their scholarly interests can be found here.

Grant Writers Support Page
UConn School of Nursing faculty and graduate students who are completing grant applications can locate supporting documents here.

Please contact us for more info:

Jacqueline M. McGrath, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN

Associate Dean; Research and Scholarship, Professor
Director, Nursing Research
Institute for Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford, CT


(860) 486-4435 (UConn office)
(860) 837-5586 (CCMC office)
(804) 754-6278 (mobile)


The School of Nursing
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231 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4026
Storrs, CT 06269-4026

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