Faculty Research Resources
GSN researchers benefit from established interprofessional research initiatives within the UMW community that offer expertise and resources. Broadly, with clinical partner UMass Memorial Health Care and other state health care agencies, as well as regional and international entities, UMW provides additional opportunities for clinical and research collaborations. Emergent areas of GSN research excellence center on the care of individuals and families in hospital and community-based settings, as clinical nurse researchers partner with medical and health professionals to advance rigorous science that promotes quality health care. Building on the clinical service mission, emphasis is placed on improving the health and quality of life for aging, young and vulnerable populations.
UMass Medical School Worcester Resources:
The following resources available at UMW provide faculty and students the opportunity to realize the GSN’s integrated mission of research, education, practice and service:
- Research Grant Application / Planning Tool - Tool created by the Research Advisory Committee to assist investigators with the process and planning of a grant application.
- The Office of Clinical Research is dedicated to promoting high quality clinical research and clinical trial conduct by providing supportive services, education and training, and a comprehensive quality improvement initiative to clinical investigators and their research staff. Working collaboratively with the Human Subjects Office and Research Funding Services, the OCR can enhance sponsor-investigator partnerships, expedite study initiation and ensure institution-wide regulatory compliance.