Wells transforming heart failure care
Combs examining truck driver health
PhD students named RWJF Scholars
Two PhD students earn doctoral degree support from ACS

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.