Research

The SONHS’ research portfolio ranks 2nd in Florida and 26th nationwide for National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding among nursing schools.


Faculty and students at all levels, from undergraduate to doctorate, are engaged in a wide array of interdisciplinary, evidence-based science that advances the healthcare knowledge base, improves care delivery to patients and communities, and impacts health systems and health policy. Research expertise at the school ranges from health disparities and minority health outcomes, HIV/AIDS and infectious diseases, teen pregnancy, intimate partner violence, family and maternal/neonatal health, to healthcare workforce issues, patient safety, and the use of simulation in nursing education, with a special emphasis on populations in South Florida, the Caribbean, and Central and Latin America.