Nursing Research

The Stony Brook University School of Nursing research and scholarship activity focuses on collaborative translational and investigator initiated programs of research. The Office of Research was established in July 2010 and renamed the Office of Nursing Research and Innovation in September 2017 to reflect our breath of scholarly activities. The emphasis of this office is to support all facets of faculty, student, and clinician scholarship. Inter-professional collaboration is core to the success of research and scholarship in the School of Nursing. Faculty areas of research traverse the lifespan including studies in prevention, acute and chronic illness, self-management, and novel device development. Scientific areas of inquiry of notable depth are within the school are listed below:
  • Health promotion and disease prevention
  • Coping skills training
  • Heart failure symptom recognition and management
  • Cultural competence
  • Chronic pain management
  • Chronic illness management
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Cognitive impairment
  • Cognitive behavioral interventions
  • Transitional care
  • Oral-Systemic health
  • Innovative models of nursing education and evaluation
  • Self management
  • Pediatric health promotion
  • Application of biomedical informatics and health care technology