Research Portfolio

When you join the IU School of Nursing, you become a part of an organization that is leading the way to improve lives through nursing research. Over the past decade, our research efforts have risen to national prominence in external funding, university/campus internal funding, and school funding. We invite you to meet our faculty who are currently conducting funded research in education and clinical sciences. Many of these faculty are internationally and nationally known experts in their fields of study!

Current Externally Funded Research

Baker, Marsha
Developing Future Nurse Leaders
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, End Date: May 2017

Carter-Harris, Lisa
Prevalence of Lung Cancer Screening in High-Risk Smokers
Cancer Research Network Scholars Program, End Date: May 2017

Carpenter, Janet, Student: Davis, Lorie
Doctoral Degree Scholarship in Cancer Nursing
American Cancer Society, End Date: June 2018

Carpenter, Janet Student: Milata, Jennifer
The Oral Endocrine Therapy Decision Making Process in Women with Breast Cancer
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, End Date: August 2016

Champion, Victoria L.
Comparative Effectiveness of Interventions to Improve Screening among Rural Women
National Cancer Institute/The Ohio State University, End Date: July 2020

Research and Training for Behavioral Oncology Interventions
National Cancer Institute, End Date: April, 2019

Increasing Colorectal and Breast Cancer Screening in Women
National Cancer Institute, End Date: May 2017

Interdisciplinary Training in Behavioral Oncology
National Cancer Institute, End Date: August 2021

Champion, Victoria L., Student: Zanville, Noah
Early Detection of Taxane-Induced Neuropathy in Women with Breast Cancer
Midwest Nursing Research Society/Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, End Date: October 2016

Early Detection of Taxane-Induced Neuropathy in Women with Breast Cancer
National Institute of Nursing Research, End Date: March 2017

Draucker, Claire B., Student: Allison McCord
Common Patterns in Latina Adolescents' Experiences of Depressive Symptoms
International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses, End Date: March 2018

Fulton, Janet
Nurse Faculty Loan Program
Health Resources and Services Administration, End Date: indefinite

Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship
Health Resources and Services Administration, End Date, June 2017

Haase, Joan, Student: Stacey Crane
Doctoral Degree Scholarship in Cancer Nursing
American Cancer Society, End Date: June 2017

Parents' Experiences in Pediatric Oncology Phase I Clinical Trials
National Institutes of Health and Nursing Research of the National Institute

Parents' Experiences in Pediatric Oncology Phase I Clinical Trials
Oncology Nursing Society Foundation, End Date: January 2018

Parents' Experiences in Pediatric Oncology Phase I Clinical Trials
Midwest Nursing Research Society, End Date: March 2017

Hendricks, Susan
Indiana University Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Model
Health Research Service Administration, End Date: March 2017

Hickman, Susan
Walther Advance Care Planning Systems Integration and Implementation
Walther Cancer Foundation, End Date: June 2019

The Quality of POLST Decisions in the Nursing Facility Setting
The National Institutes of Health and the National Institute of Nursing Research, End Date: May 2019

The Quality of Advance Care Planning Documentation in the Nursing Home 
The Retirement Research Foundation, End Date: September 2018

Knopf, Amelia
Adolescent MSM Participation in Biomedical HIV Prevention Trials: Toward A Model for Shared Decision Making
Indiana Center for AIDS Research, End Date: December 2016

Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions (ATN)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, End Date:  September 2019

Newhouse, Robin
PATIENTS: Patient-Centered Involvement in Evaluating Effectiveness of Treatment project
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) University of Maryland

Inclusive Inquiry with Impact
Methodist Health Foundation, End Date: August 2017

Pittman, Joyce
Unavoidable Hospital Aquired Pressure Ulcers in Critical Care
American Association of Cricital Care Nurses, End Date: December 2017

The ADVOCATE  Study
Hollister Incorporated, End Date: May 2017

Pressler, Susan
Cognitive Intervention to Improve Memory in Heart Failure Patients
Department of Health and Human Services/NIH, End Date: June 2021

Rawl, Susan M.
Training in Behavioral Nursing Research
National Institutes of Health - National Institute of Nursing Research, End Date: June 2017

STAR Training in Behavioral Nursing Research
National Institutes of Health - National Institute of Nursing Research, End Date: June 2017

Future of Nursing Scholars Program
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, End Date: July 2018

Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar Program
Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, End Date: July 2018

Comparing Interventions to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening in Low-Income and Minority Patients
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), End Date: May 2021

Reising, Deanna
Expanding Transitional Home Care Visits:  Scalable Model Development
IU Health Strategic Plan, End Date: September 2017

Educational Innovationa: Scalable Models of Interprofessional Collaborative Practice (IPCP) Affecting Patient Outcomes
Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation, End Date: August 2017

Robb, Sheri
Mechanisms of Active Music Engagements to Improve Health Outcomes of Children with Cancer  Parents
National Institute of Nursing Research, End Date: May, 2019

Von Ah, Diane
Cancer and Cancer Treatment-Related Cognitive Impairment: Mechanisms and Management
Walther Cancer Foundation, End Date: June 2017

Von Ah, Diane, Student: Adele Nielsen
Graduate Scholarship in Cancer Nursing Practice
American Cancer Society, End Date: June 2017

Wonder, Amy
A Multi-Site Study of Evidence-Based Practice Knowledge in Associate Degree Nursing Student
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Alpha Chapter, End Date:November 2017

What do Nursing Students Know about Evidence-based Practice?: A National Study of EBP Knowledge across Academic Levels
National League of Nursing, End Date: July 2017