Office of Nursing Research

Based on our mission of equity and social justice, the Marquette University College of Nursing faculty experts conduct research within three overarching foci.

 

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Person-Centered Research

Person-centered research focuses on integrating the individual’s and family’s unique preferences, values, needs and aspirations to collaboratively plan and deliver care and evaluate outcomes.

Faculty research within this focus includes:

  • Dr. Stacy Barnes
  • Dr. Abir Bekhet
  • Dr. Marilyn Bratt
  • Dr. Dora Clayton-Jones
  • Dr. Marilyn Frenn
  • Dr. Kim Gretebeck
  • Dr. Jill Guttormson
  • Dr. Kristin Haglund
  • Dr. Lisa Hanson
  • Dr. Teresa Jerofke-Owen
  • Dr. Norah Johnson
  • Dr. Donna McCarthy
  • Dr. Jane Miles
  • Dr. Jennifer Ohlendorf
  • Dr. Linda Piacentine
  • Dr. Christine Schindler
  • Dr. Joan Totka
  • Dr. Marianne Weiss

Community-Engaged Research

Community-engaged research brings together academic researchers and communities in a collaborative partnership to address the specific needs of individuals and communities. There is a mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources in the context of partnership and reciprocity. Community and academic partners are actively engaged in the design, conduct and evaluation of the different phases of the research process.

Faculty research within this focus includes:

  • Dr. Stacy Barnes
  • Dr. Abir Bekhet
  • Dr. Dora Clayton-Jones
  • Dr. Kim Gretebeck
  • Dr. Kristin Haglund
  • Dr. Norah Johnson
  • Dr. Abiola Keller
  • Dr. Linda Piacentine

Nursing Education Research

Nursing education research focuses on the science of discovery associated with all aspects of the environment where formal learning occurs including curriculum, instruction, evaluation, pedagogy and theory.

Faculty research within this foci includes:

  • Dr. Kristina Thomas Dreifuerst
  • Dr. Aimee Woda
  • Dr. Amber Young-Brice

 

Faculty Programs of Research

College of Nursing faculty conduct exemplary programs of reearch in the areas of Person-Centered Care, Community-Engaged Research and Nursing Education Research. View individual faculty members' programs of research.