CNR Mission Statement
As a Center for Nursing Research in a Research University, the mission of the CNR is to initiate, innovate, facilitate and support the development, implementation & evaluation of nursing & healthcare research that can improve the health, well-being and quality of life of individuals, families and communities.
The Center for Nursing Research (CNR) was established in 1979 to promote research in nursing and to support the research goals of the School of Nursing. In 1999, the CNR was renovated, and a 13,000 square foot expansion was added. By 2006 the Center for Nursing Research expanded to a total of 20,000 square feet. The Center also expanded its mission to include services to facilitate academic scholarship. This facility includes laboratories, offices, conference and work space for a variety of research activities.
The Center sponsors an active faculty research development program. The CNR staff and faculty consultants have expertise in research design, methodology, nursing theory, clinical research strategies, statistical analyses and computer applications for research. Development of measurement tools using Teleform technology is also provided by CNR staff. Staff and faculty consultants also provide editorial assistance, special design and advanced data analysis consultation.
, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor and Associate Dean for Research
Phone: (205) 996-7038