After a fruitful funding year in both 2021 and 2022

during which UVA School of Nursing research faculty earned $3.5 million in externally funded grants, the School’s National Institutes of Health ranking leapt ten spots to No. 33 in the nation, its best showing since 2014 when the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research began compiling such data.

Here is a current look at our principal investigator nurses and public health scientists’ powerful, varied, funded investigations, BY THE NUMBERS.

NIH ranking of UVA School of Nursing (2023)
J. Alhusen's NIH grant "psychosocial stress and disability and maternal/infant outcomes"
J. Gibson's iTHRIV/NIH KL2 grant "reducing anxiety in patients with Huntington's disease"
adults with mild cognitive impairment recruited for M. Mattos' $1.22M NIH K76 grant
K. Debnam's NIMHD grant "Mapping romantic relationship development among Black girls"
E. Mitchell's NIH/Fogarty grant "Remote resilience in Nicaragua"