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Penn Nursing Research Centers

New pathways to discovery

Many of our Penn Nursing scientists conduct research through school-supported and grant-funded research centers which are closely aligned with the NIH Roadmap. Set forth by the National Institutes of Health, the roadmap outlines new pathways to discovery and seeks to find novel ways to shorten the trajectory from "bench to bedside." Research produced here at the School of Nursing is nationally and internationally recognized, helps to inform public health policy and is published in a wide range of high-impact, interdisciplinary journals.

"The pivotal change in nursing education coincided with the cultivation of the nurse scientist. There are so many phenomena that nurses are involved with. If nurses don't work with these phenomena — who will? I knew the only way for Penn Nursing to survive was to be a top-tier research school." Dr. Claire M. Fagin

School-supported research centers

Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing

Biobehavioral Research Center

Center for Global Women's Health

Center for Integrative Science in Aging

Center for Health Equity Research

Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research

NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health

Grant-supported research center

Centers of Excellence for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Research and Epidemiology