The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Research in the College of Nursing

Research is a central part of the mission of the College of Nursing. Our faculty are involved in research aimed at advancing nursing scence and knowledge using innovative and evidence-based approaches to healthcare, practice and patient outcomes, and improving nursing education. We have a focus on interdiscilpinary research, working with colleagues in Engineering, Computer Science, Epidemiology, Brain and Psychological Sciences, and Food Science among others, to create impacts at both local and national levels. Key areas of research include:

  • Innovation and technology for health management
  • Holistic health and wellness
  • Self-management of chronic health challenges
UManage research team in Skinner Hall.

UManage Center for Building the Science of Symptom Self-Management

Funded by a 5-year grant from the National Institutes of Health, the mission of the UManage Center is to build the science of symptom self-management through the use of wearable and hand-held technologies.