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


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.

Signature Areas

  • The Brain and Chronic Conditions
  • Tobacco & Smoking Cessation
  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Diverse Populations