Office of Nursing Research, Scholarship & Science

The School of Nursing mission integrates the conduct and dissemination of nursing research as an essential component of the academic role. The mission of the Office of Nursing Research, Scholarship & Science is to facilitate and promote the development of nursing research programs and scholarly activities within the School of Nursing. The mission and goals of the Office of Nursing Research, Scholarship & Science will be achieved through six primary functions: administration of research and evaluation projects, leadership in the conduct and dissemination of nursing research, research consultation, faculty development, grant project evaluation, and coordination or provision of support services.

Goals

The goals for the Office of Nursing Research, Scholarship & Science are:

  1. Develop a research and evaluation infrastructure within the School of Nursing
  2. Promote and support the conduct and dissemination of scholarly research
  3. Increase and strengthen nursing faculty’s research productivity through the facilitation of intradisciplinary and interdisciplinary research interest groups/teams
  4. Support faculty development in the area of nursing research and publication
  5. Develop a repository of information related to grants, research proposals, best practices, and evaluation
  6. Facilitate access to funding opportunities
  7. Promote an environment of continuous quality improvement.

Office of Nursing Research, Scholarship & Science Functions

The mission and goals of the Office of Nursing Research, Scholarship & Science will be achieved through six primary functions:

  • Administration of Research and Evaluation Projects
  • Leadership in the Conduct and Dissemination of Nursing Research
  • Consultation
  • Faculty Development
  • Program Evaluation
  • Support Services

Rick Zimmerman Rick Zimmerman, PhD
Associate Dean for Nursing Research Scholarship, and Science
Office 5B14
504-568-4102/ rzimm3@lsuhsc.edu
Carly Pigg Carly Pigg, MM
Coordinator of Grants and Development
Office 5D2
504-568-4221/ cgerva@lsuhsc.edu