PhD students named RWJF Scholars
Two PhD students earn doctoral degree support from ACS
Wilbanks honored by AANA Foundation
Excellence in oncology nursing
Recent UABSON PhD graduate selected as an NIH Future Research Leader

PhD Program Outcomes

  • Examine models, concepts and theories for their application in expanding the body of nursing and health-care knowledge.
  • Contribute to nursing science and health care through research that is disseminated in professional publications and presentations to the scientific communities and health-care consumers.
  • Conduct health-care investigations based upon scientifically sound conceptual and methodological decisions about research designs, measures, and analytic methods.
  • Reflect a consistent commitment to scientific integrity in the design, conduct, and dissemination of research.
  • Initiate and collaborate in interdisciplinary research and scholarly endeavors that contribute to health outcomes in a culturally effective manner.
  • Assume leadership roles in research and scholarship.