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Research Centers

Penn Nursing scientists translate and advance new nursing knowledge across an impressive range of healthcare areas, including: geriatrics, pediatrics, quality-of-life choices, nurse staffing, public policy, and much more. 

New Pathways to Discovery

Our world-renowned faculty collectively rank near the top of all schools of nursing receiving federal funding. Faculty and student research efforts are vigorously supported through the Office of Nursing Research, major research awards, and the University’s significant research resources. Research produced here is nationally and internationally recognized, helps to inform public health policy and is published in a wide range of high-impact, interdisciplinary journals.


 School-Supported Research Centers 

Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing

Center for Global Women’s Health

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