Research & Centers

The Office of Research (OR) at the GW School of Nursing supports the development and submission of research proposals and the administration of sponsored projects. School of Nursing investigators have received awards in several categories including Federal (HHS/HRSA, NIH/NIMHD, HHS/SAMSHA), Foundation (Robert Wood Johnson, Weldon Institute, Josiah Macy, among others), Association (National League for Nursing, Mather Institute) and sub-award (University of Iowa, Florida International University, University of Pennsylvania among others). Faculty research interests include, but are not limited to aging, chronic care management, community health, health disparities, health policy, nursing education and oncology.

The Office of Research (OR)

Our Centers

Center for Aging, Health and Humanities

The GW Center for Aging, Health and Humanities, is the interdisciplinary home for GW faculty to collaborate on research, education, scholarship and clinical innovations to improve the care of older adults and their families.

Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement

The GW Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement is committed to increasing visibility across health care disciplines to educate the public about their expertise, perspectives and work.

Veterans Administration
Geriatric Research and Clinical Center

The GW School of Nursing is a proud academic affiliate of the Baltimore Veterans Administration Geriatric Research and Education Clinical Center (GRECC).


In The News

A Partnership to Improve Health System Communication Strategies

April 26, 2023

The Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement has sought to increase the presence of nurses and other health-care professionals in the media.

Teaming Up to Improve Empathy in Telehealth for an Underserved Community

April 26, 2023

Nurses, physicians and other care providers are trained to not say, “I understand how you feel,” because it’s impossible to understand the full dimensions of someone’s experience.

Age-Friendly Scholars Program

April 26, 2023

An annual interprofessional certificate program designed to teach health-care practitioners and multi-sector partners about a wide variety of aging issues and more