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.

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Rankings and Quick Facts

Best Nursing Schools: Undergraduate
Online Master's Program in Nursing Administration and Leadership
Best Nursing Schools: Masters
Center of Excellence in Nursing Education
among nursing schools worldwide in the 2021 Shanghai Ranking‘s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
in the 2021 QS Top Universities World Ranking of Colleges of Nursing

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Faculty Spotlight

Saif Khairat, MPH, PhD

Dr. Saif Khairat has led national and international projects to enhance healthcare services and research, specifically within the informatics world. An Associate Professor and Beerstecher-Blackwell Distinguished Term Scholar at the UNC School of Nursing, Dr. Khairat focuses on using novel mixed-methods data collection approach coupled with complex data analysis for big datasets. In his current research, Khairat and his team are finding areas of information overload within electronic health records and testing how displaying patient data on a dashboard will affect providers’ decision-making, efficiency, workload and fatigue.

Read more about Dr. Khairat’s work here.