Office of Nursing Research

Office of Nursing Research

The over-riding mission of the Office of Nursing Research (ONR) is to facilitate faculty and students in the generation, dissemination, and application of knowledge as it relates to nursing science and research to improve outcomes of individuals and families across the lifespan and around the globe. A range of services are provided including proposal application assistance, budget development, editorial support, statistical support, post-award services and mock review sessions. 


Suite 250 
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Emory University
1520 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30322-4207

Hours of Operation

8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Elizabeth Corwin, PhD RN, FAAN
Associate Dean for Research, Professor

Drenna Waldrop-Valverde PhD
Assistant Dean for Research, Associate Professor

Teresa Sussman, MA, CRA
Assistant Dean for Research

Melinda Higgins, PhD
Associate Research Professor

Bryan Williams, PhD
Associate Research Professor

Sudeshna Paul , PhD
Assistant Research Professor

Natalie Fields, BBA, MPHc
Senior Program Coordinator

Doris Underwood
Senior Administrative Assistant

National Institutes of Nursing Research
Weekly NIH Funding Opportunities
Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) Open Opportunities
Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Psychosocial Research Grants LOI Deadline: March 31, 2017
Application Deadline: July 19, 2017
National Council of State Boards of Nursing Center for Regulatory Excellence Grant Program April 7, 0217
William and Helen Thomas Charitable Trust September 15, 2017
The Rosemary Berkel Crisp Research Grant December 1, 2017

American Cancer Society

Research Scholar Grants April 1, 2017
Mentored Research Scholar Grant April 1, 2017
Postdoctoral Fellowship April 1, 2017
Pilot and Exploratory Projects in Palliative Care of Cancer Patients and Their Families April 1, 2017
The Role of Health Policy and Health Insurance in Improving Access to and Performance of Cancer Prevention, Early Detection, and Treatment Services April 1, 2017

Sigma Theta Tau International

Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Grant April 1, 2017
Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation End-of-Life Nursing Care Research Grant
April 1, 2017
Southern Nursing Research Society Research Grant April 1, 2017
The Rosemary Berkel Crisp Research Grant December 1, 2017

Oncology Nursing Society Foundation

Dissertation Research Grants LOI Deadline August 15, 2017
Application Deadline September 15, 2017
Research Grants
Research Career Development Award

Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF)  

PCRF Basic Research Science Grant May 1, 2017
PCRF Translational Research Grant May 1, 2017
PCRF Emerging Investigator Fellowship Grant May 1, 2017
To begin working with the Office of Nursing reserach, please complete the Proposal Initiation Form.