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 lead the profession and improve lives for the public good.
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.
Rankings and Quick Facts
2023 North Carolina Great 100 includes Carolina Nursing Alumni and Faculty
BSN 2023 graduates earn 100% Next Generation NCLEX pass rate
Khairat to lead team receiving $3.7M in NIH funding to establish first-of-its-kind virtual care center at Carolina
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.