The University of Massachusetts Amherst
Research

College of Nursing Funded Projects

Faculty at the University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Nursing specialize in a wide range of research topics and are proud to be conducting industry-advancing research. Much of that research is made possible through grants from government agencies, cooperations, and non-profit organizations. Learn more about some of those research projects below. 

P20 Pilot Project Grant to Develop Wearable Tech to Monitor Cancer-Related Fatigue

Date Funded: Aug 1, 2016
Funding Organization: UManage Center for Building the Science of Symptom Self-Management, funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research, and the Rays of Hope Center for Breast Cancer Research

College of Nursing assistant professor Rachel Walker is the Principal Investigator for one of the first two pilot projects selected by the UManage Center for Building the Science of Symptom Self-Management.

P20 Pilot Project Grant to Explore Possibilities for Stress Self-Management

Date Funded: Aug 1, 2016
Funding Organization: UManage Center for Building the Science of Symptom Self-Management, funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research, and the Institute of Applied Life Sciences

Karen Kalmakis, an associate professor at the College of Nursing, is the recipient of one of the first two pilot project grants given by the UManage Center for Building the Science of Symptom Self-Management.

P20 Grant to Study Sleep and Fatigue

Date Funded: Aug 1, 2016
Funding Organization: National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)

The University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Nursing has been awarded a five-year P20 exploratory center grant of $1.23 million from the National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH) to create the UManage Center for Building the Science of Symptom Self-Management. It is one of only three new P20 center grants awarded nationally this year by the National Institute of Nursing Research of the National Institutes of Health.

Heroes into Healthcare

Date Funded: Jul 1, 2014
Funding Organization: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Jean Swinney, Professor and PI was awarded a $1,046,086 grant from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to help increase workforce diversity in nursing.

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