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The important and timely decisions that must be made to successfully care for patients is fundamental to the practice of nursing. Through collaboration across disciplines, our researchers bring new perspectives and previously overlooked experiences to lead positive change in addressing the challenges of providing patient-centered care.

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At the Texas A&M College of Nursing, research is a primary foundation of our mission. We are developing innovations to enhance the education and preparation of nurses, improving the delivery of patient care across an eclectic array of populations and translating research evidence into practice.

Jane Bolin
"Integrating research into teaching and practice in preparing the next generation of health care providers and researchers is key to the mission of the College of Nursing”

Jane Bolin, PhD, JD, BSN

Associate Dean for Research

Welcome Message From Dean for Research

Developing Evidence-Based Resources

We continually strive to maintaing existing and develop new interprofessional and interdisciplinary collaborations to enhance the lives of people across the state, nation and around the world. By integrating our research into teaching practice, nursing provides evidence-based resources for health professionals with a shared vision of addressing dynamic health care needs.

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Health Promotion and Risk Reduction

Researching how we promote wellness and support outreach efforts in preventive care to communities is essential to creating community-led, patient-driven initiatives that positively impact our nation and our world.

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Disease Management and Prevention

Through evidence-based practice, we are reshaping how survivors of intentional violence, patients in rural and underserved areas and other vulnerable populations access trauma-informed, patient-centered care.

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Vulnerable Populations

Translating research into practice takes shape in our innovative partnerships with health care providers to offer programs supporting cancer screenings, diabetes education and other chronic diseases for patients of all demographics.

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Health Professional Education

Leading fellow researchers, faculty and future graduates in state-of-the-art, interdisciplinary education addressing health care needs of patients has led our college to support state- and nation-wide continuing education programs.



Jane Bolin, PhD, JD, BSN

Associate Dean for Research
Phone: 979.436.9468

Linnae Hutchison, MBA, MT

Director of Research
Phone: 979.436.0694