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

Carter-Harris, Lisa
Lung Cancer Screening: Identifying Factors Associated with Participation
National Cancer Institute, End Date: March 2020

Carpenter, Janet
Student: Davis, Lorie

Doctoral Degree Scholarship in Cancer Nursing
American Cancer Society, End Date: June 2018

Carpenter, Janet
Impact of the "Hot Flashes? Cool!" Prototype Exhibit on Learning and Change Outcomes
Pfizer, End Date: November 2018

Champion, Victoria
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

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

Champion, Victoria L.
Student: Biederman, Erika

Graduate Scholarship in Cancer Nursing Practice
American Cancer Society, End Date: June 2019

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

The Unfolding of Depressive Symptoms, Disease Self-Management, and Treatment Utilization for Latina Adolescents 
American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA), End Date:  July 2018

Draucker, Claire B 
Technology-based health behavior intervention with at-risk teens in shelters 
University of Cincinnati-NIH/NICHD, End Date: June 2019

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 2018

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

Haase, Joan
Student: Stacey Crane
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

Haase, Joan
Student: Audrey Hopper

Research Dissertation and the Advancement of Oncology Nursing
Oncology Nursing Society, End Date: June 2018

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

A Nursing Home Pragmatic Clinical Trial of APPROACHES (Aligning Patient Preferences: a Role Offering Alzheimer’s patient, Caregivers, and Healthcare providers Education and Support
NIH/NIA (R21/R33), End Date: August 2019

Jung, Miyeon
Testing a Model of Cognitive Function with APOE and BDNF Genes and Heart Failure
National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center & Sigma Theta Tau International/Alpha Chapter, End Date: June 2018

Knopf, Amelia
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
Phased Multisite Cluster Randomized Trials Testing Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for People that use Tobacco, Alcohol, and Non-Prescription Drugs
IU Health Values Fund Grand Challenge, End Date: July 2019

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

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 2018

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

Understanding of Interprofessional Communication to Impact Patient Safety in the Operating Room
IN Nurses Foundation, End Date: May, 2018

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
Student: Adele Nielsen Crouch

Doctoral Scholarship in Cancer Nursing
American Cancer Society, End Date: June 2019

Doctoral Degree Scholarship in Cancer Nursing 
Oncology Nursing Society, End Date: June 2018