Research

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From UCLA. For the world.

Our research mission is to advance nursing science and provide the evidence to advance the health and wellness of our communities.

Learn about our Office of Research and Innovation

 

A Message from the Associate Dean for Research

Welcome to the Office of Research and Innovation (ORI). Our research mission is to advance nursing science, educate future nurse scientists, and provide the evidence to advance the health and wellness of our communities. The goal of the ORI is to support our faculty investigators and contribute to the development of our emerging scholars. The UCLA School of Nursing supports innovative programs of research that align strategically with UCLA initiatives in research and education. Cutting-edge faculty scholarship has helped transform nursing care through discovery, mentorship of doctoral and post-doctoral scholars, teaching, and community partnerships.

The goal of the ORI is to support our faculty investigators and contribute to the development of our emerging scholars. The UCLA School of Nursing supports innovative programs of research that align strategically with UCLA initiatives in research and education. Cutting-edge faculty scholarship has helped transform nursing care through discovery, mentorship of doctoral and post-doctoral scholars, teaching, and community partnerships.

Holli DeVon, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, FAHA
Associate Dean for Research

Signature Areas

  • Brain-Body Connections
  • Tobacco & Smoking Cessation
  • Cardiovascular Health
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Social Determinants of Health

Research News

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UCLA awarded a $21 million grant to study the health impacts of the Aliso Canyon disaster

A multidisciplinary team of renowned UCLA scientists and health care practitioners, including School of Nursing Professor Wendie Robbins, PhD, RN, will conduct the Health Study, which will consist of five components, including a health and health care use assessment, exposure assessment, community engagement, data management and statistical analysis, and overall program administration.

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PhD alumnus and faculty present study on suicide prevention for registered nurse anesthetists students

Charles A Griffis, PhD, CRNA, FAANA, a volunteer Assistant Clinical Professor at the UCLA School of Nursing, presented a research study examining factors leading to suicidal ideation in student registered nurse anesthetists.

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Women & men experience cardiovascular disease symptoms differently, according to new report

A scientific statement from the American Heart Association, co-authored by UCLA Nursing’s Holli A. DeVon PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA, gives recommendations for caring for patients and spotting warning signs.

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