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Research at the University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) supports the overall University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Strategic Plan for interdisciplinary research.  UMSON's strong interprofessional research program includes colleagues from the UMB Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Law, and Social Work.  Discovery and translational science are conducted. 

UMSON's commitment to the UMB research mission includes a structured support plan to develop junior research faculty members as well as shared strategic planning and governance by senior researchers. 

Active NIH Grants

Principal Investigator Grant Number Project Title NIH Mechanism Awarded Total Cost
Dernetz, Valerie H NR014759 Neurophysiological and Psychological Correlates of Vulvodynia F31


Dorsey, Susan G NR011396 UMB Center for Pain Studies P30 $3,604,887
Dorsey, Susan G NR012686 Epigenetic Modifications of BDNF and trkB Genes Underlie Pain Plasticity R01 $3,251,761
Dorsey, Susan G. NR013601 Spinal Mechanisms Underlying SCI-Induced Pain: Implications for Targeted Therapy R01 $3,210,328
Dorsey, Susan G. NR014129 Center for the Genomics of Pain P30 $2,366,667
Galik, Elizabeth AG046217 Function and Behavior Focused Care for Nursing Home Residents with Dementia R01 $1,573,375
Nahm, Eun-Shim NR011296 Dissemination of a Theory-Based Bone Health Program in Online Communities R01 $1,836,143
Oswald, Lyn M DA022433 Imaging Research on Impulsivity, Stress and Drug Abuse R01 $2,941,929
Regan, Mary Jess NR014826 Influence of Modifiable Factors on the Vaginal Microbiome and Preterm Birth R01 $2,593,558
Renn, Cynthia L NR014053 Cell Cycle Pathway Inhibition Decreases Peripheral Neuropathic Pain R21 $420,206
Resnick, Barbara M NR013736 Pilot Testing Function Focused Care for Acute Care R21 $361,602
Ward, Chris AR062554 Stretch Dependent Signaling in Dystrophic Skeletal Muscle R01 $674,640
Wickersham, Karen E NR014753 Genetic, Clinical, and Biological Correlates of EGFR Inhibitor-related Rash F32 $161,512
Wiegand, Debra NR013721 Preparing Families for the Dying Process R21 $412,148

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