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Research

As a worldwide leader in interdisciplinary and nursing research, the work of our faculty and students is advancing science and delivering solutions that impact every aspect of health and health care. 

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The Office of Nursing Research, along with our four research centers and partnerships across Penn, provide students and faculty with resources and support that are virtually unparalleled in our field. 

Impact

Every day the research produced here shapes policy, promotes better healthcare, helps prevent disease, improves quality of life, eliminates health disparities, and develops the scientific knowledge that drives nursing practice. 

Outcomes

RESEARCH NEWS

Study Examines Evidence of How Geospatial Characteristics Affect Prevention and Care Outcomes for Those Most Affected by HIV

Young men who have sex with men (YMSM), particularly racial/ethnic minorities and youth living in socioeconomically disadvantaged communities, are disproportionately affected by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic in the United States. By examining multilevel studies for evidence of how geospatial indicators are associated with HIV prevention and care outcomes for this population, a new study proposes strategies to intensify prevention efforts in communities where HIV is heavily concentrated.