Research Centers & Institutes
Four centers, each with a specific focus in improving the quality of health and life, help you reach your career goals in the healthcare profession and prepare you to meet the lifelong challenges you will face as a nurse.
- The Center for Enhancing Quality of Life and Chronic Illness is dedicated to improving the quality of life in persons with chronic conditions.
- The Center for Research in Nursing Education is directed toward improving the health and quality of life for citizens of central Indiana, the state, the nation, and beyond through developing, testing, and disseminating of new pedagogies for nursing education and teacher preparation.
- The Research in Palliative and End-of-Life Communication and Training (RESPECT) Center is engaged in improving the care of patients with serious and terminal illness through a focus on enhancing communication through their own work and in collaboration with colleagues.
- The Behavioral Cooperative Oncology Group (BCOG)/Center for Symptom Management works to develop cost-effective interventions that can be used to alleviate or prevent symptom burden associated with cancer diagnosis and treatment.