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Evaluating Outcomes to Impact Health

UNMC nurse scientists lead innovative programs of research that impact healthcare, patients, policy, and the community. Research areas of emphasis include cardiovascular health, cancer survivorship, and symptom science, as well as much of our research address social determinants of health and health disparities. (more)

Our Center for Patient, Family and Community Engagement in Chronic Care Management (CENTRIC) provides pilot funding, learning opportunities and mentorship to foster collaborative, interdisciplinary research led by nurse scientists with a common focus on “Technology and Interventions for Self-management: Promoting Access and Equity Across the Lifespan” to strategically leverage knowledge and resources.

UNMC nursing research is funded by intramural and extramural sources including NIH, HRSA, IDeA-CTR, CENTRIC, UNMC Vice Chancellor for Research Office, Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.


  • Niedfelt Nursing Research Center

    The Neidfelt Nursing Research Center at the UNMC College of Nursing provides extensive research support for faculty and student research.

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  • Services

    Staff is available to support faculty in applying for, obtaining, and managing funding for scientific research and scholarly projects

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    The Center for Patient, Family & Community Engagement in Chronic Care Management promotes self-management of chronic conditions.

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  • Funding opportunities

    Many internal and external funding opportunities support UNMC’s objective to increase national prominence as a research health sciences center.

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