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

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  • Cardiovascular Health
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Social Determinants of Health

Research News

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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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Yeonsu Song

Nursing researcher receives $3.75 million grant to study sleep in Alzheimer’s patients

UCLA School of Nursing Assistant Professor Yeonsu Song, PhD, RN, FNP-C, has received a major grant from the National Institutes of Health for her study, A Dyadic Approach to Improve Sleep and Well-Being Among Persons with Alzheimer's Disease and Their Caregivers.

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A graphic image showing a painting of nurses with the text Building and Sustaining a Research Career, May 4, 2022.

UCLA Nursing doctoral students win Research Day poster awards

Out of nearly 40 total participants, the UCLA School of Nursing is pleased to announce the top five posters from this year’s Nursing Research Day.

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