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Chronic disease affects six in 10 people in the United States. Heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and other chronic ailments are leading causes of death, disability, and rising health care costs in America.

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing use community engagement, scientific investigation, technology-assisted interventions, education, and policy initiatives to understand and address not just the whys but the hows of chronic diseases: how disparities of income, race, and location, among other factors, affect risk as well as health outcomes.

Centers and Initiatives

Centers and Initiatives

Our faculty-led, interdisciplinary centers and initiatives strengthen a focused area of scholarship in health care by providing an environment to expand the knowledge base, integrate specific education and practice initiatives, and mentor new scholars.

Faculty Spotlight
Sarah Allgood

Sarah Allgood’s research focuses on the role of pain and other symptoms in clinical outcomes among individuals with cystic fibrosis. Her long-term research goals include the development of interventions to help manage symptoms, especially in those with advanced lung disease. Dr. Allgood earned her PhD in Nursing from Johns Hopkins and completed a two-year research […]

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Engagement Opportunities

  • Palliative Care Interest Group

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