NIH FundingThe Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing  is ranked #4 among schools of nursing for total funding received from the National Institutes of Health.  

In fiscal year 2011, more than $6.5 million was granted to for nursing research on subjects ranging from cardiovascular disease to aging to salivary bioscience.

“This is good news indeed and something to be very proud of, especially in these financially challenging times,” said Dean Martha N. Hill, PhD, RN.  “By keeping our focus on excellence and leveraging all of our resources, we can be proud and gather energy to continue our work.”

JHUSON is a leader in U.S. nursing research, with three research centers, fellowships in four distinct research areas, and targeted research programs in cardiovascular risk reduction, care at end of life, community-based health promotion, health disparities, interpersonal violence, psychoneuroimmunology, psychiatric and mental health, and symptom management.

“What a wonderful accomplishment for our faculty and PhD students,” said Associate Dean for Research Jerilyn Allen, ScD, RN, FAAN.  “Congratulations to the nurse researchers whose funding directly contributed to our total dollars.”

NIH-funded researchers at JHUSON include: 

  • Doctoral student Jeanne Alhusen
  • Professor and Associate Dean for Research Jerilyn Allen, ScD, RN, FAAN
  • Professor and Anna D. Wolf Chair Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Professor and Elsie M. Lawler Chair Fannie Gaston-Johansson, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Professor and Director of the Center for Innovative Care in Aging Laura Gitlin, PhD
  • Associate Professor Nancy Glass, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN
  • Professor and Stulman Endowed Chair in Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing Deborah Gross, DNSc, RN, FAAN
  • Associate Professor and Director of PhD Program Hae-Ran Han, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Associate Professor Cheryl Dennison Himmelfarb, PhD, RN, ANP, FAHA, FPCNA, FAAN
  • Assistant Professor Nancy Hodgson, PhD, RN 
  • Professor and Director of the Center for Cardiovascular Health in Vulnerable Populations Miyong Kim, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Doctoral student Rachel Klimmek
  • Assistant Professor Sharon Kozachik, PhD, RN
  • Doctoral student Tam Hieu Nguyen
  • Professor and Chair of the Department of Acute and Chronic Care Marie T. Nolan, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN
  • Professor and Director of the Center for Nursing Research and Sponsored Projects Gayle Page, DNSc, RN, FAAN
  • Doctoral student Sara Rosenthal
  • Doctoral student Laura Samuel
  • Professor, Associate Dean for Community and Global Programs, and Director of the Center for Global Nursing Phyllis Sharps, PhD, RN, CNE, FAAN

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