Pitt Nursing is designated as a Nursing Research Intensive Environment by the National Institute of Nursing Research by the National Institutes of Health (the NIH). The school is ranked sixth in research dollars awarded by the Institutes. Since the 1950s, Pitt Nursing has been dedicated to providing faculty and students with the resources and support to generate new health care knowledge related to direct clinical practice and public health policy. 

Our researchers address the most challenging issues facing today's health care practitioners. Our specific strengths include, Genomics, and Self-Management Patient Adherence.

Training Grants

Pitt Nursing holds a distinguished place among schools of nursing as a result of earning the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards. Its  two active T32 grants focus on Genetics and Technology: Chronic & Critical Illness.

Center for Research & Evaluation (CRE)

Since the late 1980s, the CRE has provided form design, data entry and verification, programming, data management, and data analysis as fee-for-service to faculty and student researchers in the School of Nursing.

Research HUBS

School of Nursing researchers harness novel technologies to improve healthcare and health outcomes within the structure of four Pitt Nursing HUBs

Active Grants

Pitt Nursing is known for its many and diverse research programs, supported by grants from very prestigious funding agencies and organizations. 

Undergraduate Research Mentorship Program

The Undergraduate Research Mentorship Program (URMP) introduces undergraduate students to research methods and engages them in faculty-led projects and scholarship.