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College of Nursing

Qualitative/Mixed Methods

Qualitative/Mixed Methods

Researchers use qualitative and mixed methods approaches to scientific inquiry to capture social processes that impact health and integrate them with quantitative findings. Results can be used to more robustly describe complex healthcare situations, inform intervention development and evaluation, and uncover areas of future research. 


  • Behavioral interventions
  • Community-based participatory research
  • Patient centered research
  • Self-management of chronic conditions
  • Health system and self-management interventions
  • Health system interventions to improve outcomes for adult patients with chronic conditions
  • Health disparities in vulnerable populations
  • Communication processes
  • Health disparities
  • Health disparities 
  • Access to cancer care
  • Cancer survivorship
  • Outcomes research
  • Theoretically-based family-targeted intervention development and testing 
  • Mobile health technologies as an intervention delivery modality 
  • Lung cancer survivorship 
  • Lung cancer screening
  • Leadership in long-term care facilities and quality of care outcomes
  • Nurse turnover and care outcomes in long term care
  • Mental health nursing education
  • Symptoms related to oral targeted therapy
  • Adherence to oral cancer therapy
  • Aging and cancer
  • Oncology clinical trial