Active and visionary thinking, the fearless advancement of innovation through creativity, and the pursuit of unrestrained scientific inquiry on behalf of people in need: this is how Carolina nurses change lives, and this is how the UNC School of Nursing shapes a profession.
Areas of Expertise
Seniors are the most rapidly growing patient population in the US. Developing new methodologies for educating caregivers and improving tools for evidence-based care creates better health outcomes for aging adults.
Chronic conditions such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. At Carolina Nursing we focus on preventing and managing these conditions across the lifespan to improve health outcomes and save lives.
Investigating and addressing the factors that increase the risk of poor health outcomes in vulnerable populations is critical to creating health equity.
Parents, spouses, and other family members play a central role in determining an individual’s health. At Carolina Nursing, we’re committed to improving the health of women, children and families using family-focused interventions.
The integration of social, environmental, behavioral and mental health considerations into patient care is the future of nursing.
Using the latest in simulation-based educational experiences, data-driven practice and workforce research, we are empowering nurses to deliver the best care to their patients.
From intensive care to the emergency department, our acute care research and programs focus on providing patients with the best treatment for sudden and severe illnesses and injuries.
As we work to advance health care for our neighbors, the impact of that work is felt at points all over the globe. From our home on South Columbia Street, to Cambodia, to Cairo, Carolina Nursing is improving nursing education and health care all around the world.
Carolina Nursing Welcomes Dean Valerie Howard
Carolina Nursing is delighted to welcome Valerie Howard, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN, as the eighth dean of the School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Howard is a nationally recognized academic innovator and an accomplished higher education leader.
Davis wins paper of the year award
Hillman Scholars present research at 33rd International Nursing Research Congress in Scotland
Xavier and Wang elected fellows of the American Academy of Nursing
Ashley Leak Bryant, PhD, RN, OCN, FAAN
Associate Professor and Anne Belcher Interprofessional Faculty Scholar in Nursing Dr. Ashley Leak Bryant was recently appointed as assistant director of Cancer Research Training Education Coordination at the UNC Lineberger Cancer Center.
Read more about her work and expertise here.