Areas of Excellence

We are focused on research discoveries to impact healthcare.

Ua College of Nursing PhD

Our Areas of Excellence give focus to our research efforts and allow us to develop new knowledge and strategies to improve health, healthcare, and health equity.

Our faculty conduct research to develop new modes, methods, and models for improving health and well-being in Arizona communities and across the globe. Our researchers work throughout the healthcare industry on a broad spectrum of issues, and their discoveries are needed now, more than ever. Our renowned faculty are changing the delivery of healthcare, preventing disease, and enhancing the nursing workforce through innovative research focused on achieving health equity.

Students can find opportunities to customize their educational journey around a topic or idea that excites them. Working with our faculty, students will develop a passion for discovery that will last their entire professional career.

Prevention & Health Promotion

Developing and testing interventions for prevention and health promotion to minimize the burden of diseases and associated risk factors and empower people to increase control over their health and its determinants to increase healthy behaviors.

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Population & Community Health

Engaging and partnering with populations and communities in a culturally appropriate manner to understand determinants of health and develop interventions to improve health outcomes.

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Systems & Models of Care

Studying complex systems and novel approaches to improve the delivery of health care and the health and well-being of the nursing workforce.

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