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Office of Research and Scholarship

Office of Research and Scholarship

The College of Nursing's Research Headquarters

The mission of the Office of Research and Scholarship (ORS) is to champion College of Nursing faculty and students in converting empirical research to nursing knowledge.

This mission is carried out through consultation on/about faculty research, facilitation of intramural grants for pilot studies, identification of resources to support projects, development of grant applications, management of sponsored projects, analysis of data, assistance with dissemination of results, and publication of research activities.

College of Nursing Statistical Support

The Office of Research and Scholarship offers statistical support to College of Nursing students and faculty members. To request support for your project, please fill out the form linked below.

Office of Research and Scholarship Statistical Support Request Form

Current Research Projects

Areas of Excellence

Vulnerable Populations
Contexts of Care and Patient Safety
Biobehavioral Self-Management of Symptoms
Healthy Lifestyles across the Lifespan


Extramural Funding
Intramural Funding
Post-Award Process

ORS Staff

Peter Kaufmann
Peter Kaufmann, PhD
Associate Dean of Research and Scholarship
Peter Kaufmann Profile Page
Barbara Creswell
Barbara Creswell
Pre-award Grants and Contracts Specialist
Fanta Kuhlman
Fanta Kuhlman
Post-award Grants and Contracts Specialist
Jason Weiss
Jason Weiss
Research Coordinator
Claudia R. Amura
Claudia R. Amura
Research Projects Coordinator