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Yale School of Nursing

Research at YSN


Contact the Research Office

Sarah Zaino, Assistant Director for Research Activities
203-737-2371 | sarah.zaino@yale.edu

Fran HackermanSenior Administrative Assistant
203-737-2420 | frances.hackerman@yale.edu

Ongoing Funded Research


Chen, W. (Principal Investigator). Self- and Family-Management Intervention in HIV+ Chinese Women. Funded by NIH/NINR (K23NR014107), $373,715. Brief of this study.


Grey, M. (Co-Principal Investigator), Weinzimer, Stuart (Co-Principal Investigator). Multidisciplinary Behavioral Research Training in T1D. Funded by NIH/NIDDK (T32DK097718), $874,449. Brief of this study.

Grey, M. (Principal Investigator), Whittemore, R. (Co-Investigator), Integrating Behavioral Care for Teens with Diabetes. Funded by American Diabetes Association, $250,000.

Grey, M. (Program Director). Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholars Program. Funded by the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, $70,000.


Lazenby, M. (Principal Investigator). Developing a Palliative Care Intervention for Muslims with Cancer. American Cancer Society. Mentored Research Scholar Grant. July 2015-June 2020; $775,000.



McCorkle, R. (Principal Investigator), Lazenby, M. (Co-Investigator). Using the RE-AIM Model to Translate Distress Screening into Cancer Care. Funded by NIH/NCI (R25CA177553), $1,351,152. Brief of this study.


Nam, S. (Principal Investigator). Understanding Social Networks and Obesity-risk Behaviors Among Black Women. Funded by NIH/NINR (K23NR014661), $390,819.


Redeker, N. (Co-Principal Investigator), Jeon, S.Kennedy, H.Reynolds, N.Whittemore, R. Yale Center for Sleep Disturbance in Acute and Chronic Conditions. Funded by NIH/NINR (P20NR014126), $1,458,443.


Reynolds, N. (Principal Investigator), Jeon, S. Preventing & Treating HIV Comorbidities in India: Multi-tiered Strategy for Women. Funded by NIH/NIMH (R21MH100939), $451,040. 

Reynolds, N. (Principal Investigator). Research Training: Self and Family Management. Funded by NIH/NINR (T32NR008346), $1,637,707.

Reynolds, N. (Principal Investigator), Jeon, S. Integrating HIV and Depression Self Care to Improve Adherence in Perinatal Women. Funded by NIH/NIMH (R21MH098667), $429,536.

Reynolds, N. (Co-Principal Investigator with E. Painstil), A Bioecological Pediatric HIV Disclosure Intervention in Ghana - SANKOFA.  (R01HD07453).  Funded by NIH/NICHD (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institure of Child Health & Human Development), 9/1/12-6/30/17, $1,700,000.


Schulman-Green, D. (Principal Investigator), Jeon, S. Integrating Palliative Care into Self-Management of Breast Cancer. Funded by NIH/NINR (R21NR014318), $433,913. 

Schulman, Green, D. (Principal Investigator), McCorkle, R., Jeon, S. Improving Cancer Family Caregivers’ Knowledge of Care Options and Goals of Care Communication. Funded by National Palliative Care Research Center, $154,000.

Shorten Faculty

Shorten, A. (Principal Investigator), Kennedy, H. P. (Co-Investigator), Whittemore, R. (Co-Investigator), Pettker, C. (Co-investigator), Illuzzi, J. (Co-Invesitgator). Using Interactive Health IT to Support Women's Choices for Birth After Cesarean. Funded by NIH/AHRQ (1R21HS022114-01) $292,584. Brief of this study.


Taylor, J. (Co-Principal Investigator), Crusto, C. (Co-Principal Investigator). Intergenerational Impact of Genetic and Psychological Factors on Blood Pressure. Funded by NIH/NINR (R01NR013520), $3,386,699.