Funded Projects

Our faculty members are actively engaged in the advancement of nursing science. The following are currently funded projects organized by faculty members' last name.

Addressing the perioperative succession crisis: How a perioperative nursing elective contributes to recruitment and retention


Faculty Member: Catherine Cox
Sponsor: CCI Research Foundation
Award Type: Professional organization foundation


Nursing on the ocean blue: Navy nurses response to COVID-19 and other public health outbreaks via aircraft carriers, fleet surgical teams, and hospital ships


Faculty Member: Catherine Cox
Sponsor: Geneva Foundation
Award Type: Foundation


Social mission and the culture of health: Nursing schools educating for health equity


Faculty Member: Ashley Darcy Mahoney 
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Award Type: Foundation


Hablame Bebe: Reducing the word gap and promoting bilingualism in low-income Hispanic children


Faculty Member: Ashley Darcy Mahoney 
Sponsor: HHS, National Library of Medicine
Award Type: Sub-award from Florida International University


George Washington University School of Nursing Partnership with District of Columbia Housing Association: Using a Health Equity Framework


Faculty Member: Karen Dawn
Sponsor: Honey Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service
Award Type: Foundation


Prevention of Alzheimer's disease in women: Risks and benefits of hormone therapy


Faculty Member: N. Maritza Dowling
Sponsor: HHS, National Institutes of Health
Award Type: subaward from University of Wisconsin


Resistive training combined with nutritional therapy after stroke 


Faculty Member: Kathleen Griffith
Sponsor: Veterans Affairs Maryland Healthcare System
Award Type: Federal


Medical cannabis: Are nurse leaders prepared?


Faculty Member: Ellen Kurtzman
Sponsor: National Council of State Boards of Nursing
Award Type: Foundation


Regulatory impact on vape shops and young adults' use of electronic nicotine delivery devices


Faculty Member: Daisy Le
Sponsor: HHS, National Institutes of Health
Award Type: Federal, Diversity Supplement


Umbilical cord milking in non-vigorous infants 


Faculty Member: Mayri Leslie
Sponsor: HHS, National Institutes of Health
Award Type: subaward: Sharp Healthcare


Pathways Project- Changing the culture of kidney care to a more patient-centered approach


Faculty Member: Dale Lupu
Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Award Type: Foundation


Evaluating impact of recent federal policy changes on hospice utilization among patients with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias


Faculty Member: Dale Lupu
Sponsor: HHS, National Institutes of Health
Award Type: Federal


Better care and outcomes for dialysis patients: dissemination of PCORI fundings using End State Renal Disease networks, COVID-19 Enhancement


Faculty Member: Dale Lupu
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
Award Type: Federal


Expansion of practitioner education at George Washington University


Faculty Member: Kate Malliarakis
Sponsor: HHS, National Institutes of Health, Substance abuse and mental health services administration (SAMHSA)
Award Type: Federal


Using screen-based virtual simulation in family nurse practitioner education


Faculty Member: Angela McNelis
Sponsor: National Council of State Boards of Nursing
Award Type: Foundation


To what extent is the degree of state scope of practice autonomy associated with malpractice lawsuits filed against nurse practitioners


Faculty Member: Jeongyoung Park
Sponsor: National Council of State Boards of Nursing
Award Type: Foundation


Nurse practitioner technology-enhanced community health program 


Faculty Member: Christine Pintz
Sponsor: HHS, Health Resources and Services Administration
Award Type: Federal


It's a dad thing: Fathers as powerful agents of change in reducing disparities in maternal mortality in the District of Columbia


Faculty Member: Sherrie Wallington
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Award Type: Foundation


Academic-community-government partnership to reduce liver diseases attributable to Hepatitis B virus in the Washington-Baltimore metropolitan area


Faculty Member: Y. Tony Yang
Sponsor: HHS, Office of the Secretary
Award Type: Federal


A multimethod examination of conditionally-admitted kindergartners and school entry vaccination requirements 


Faculty Member: Y. Tony Yang
Sponsor: Merck, Sharp and Dohme
Award Type: Foundation


A community-based patient navigation model for Hepatitis C screening and linkage to care in people with substance use disorders and other high-risk populations in the District of Columbia


Faculty Member: Y. Tony Yang
Sponsor: HHS, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
Award Type: Federal