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College of Nursing

Community Engagement

Community Engagement

Researchers using a community-engaged approach work collaboratively with community groups, partners, and targeted audiences to build a culture of health for citizens of South Carolina and beyond.


  • Behavioral interventions
  • Community-based participatory research
  • Patient centered research
  • Treatment adherence 
  • Psychosocial/behavioral interventions
  • Storytelling
  • Care transitions 
  • Acute and chronic sickle cell disease pain
  • Analgesic pharmacogenetics
  • Leadership in long-term care facilities and quality of care outcomes
  • Nurse turnover and care outcomes in long term care
  • Mental health nursing education