Pain and its associated symptoms are common and often devastating to patients.

UI College of Nursing faculty are leaders in understanding and developing interventions to manage the biological, psychological, and behavioral aspects of illness symptoms that inhibit quality of life, including pain, fatigue, depression, insomnia and chronic wounds.

Funded Centers/Projects

Karen Dunn Lopez

Karen Dunn Lopez, PhD, MPH, RN

Associate Professor, Director, Center for Nursing Classification and Clinical Effectiveness
Sue Gardner

Sue Gardner, PhD, RN, FAAN

Professor and Co-Director, Center for Advancing Multimorbidity Science
Kirsten Hanrahan

Kirsten Hanrahan, DNP, ARNP, CPNP-PC, FAAN

Director, Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice at UI Hospitals & Clinics
Keela Herr

Keela Herr, PhD, RN, AGSF, FGSA, FAAN

Kelting Professor in Nursing, Associate Dean for Faculty, Co-Director of the Csomay Center for Gerontological Excellence
Cormac O'Sullivan

Cormac O'Sullivan, PhD, CRNA, ARNP

Associate Professor (Clinical), Director, Anesthesia Nursing Program
Barb Rakel

Barbara Rakel, PhD, RN, FAAN

Professor, Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship
Rita and David Frantz Endowed Professorship in Nursing
Co-Director, Center for Advancing Multimorbidity Science
Sandra Ramey

Sandra Ramey, PhD, RN

Associate Professor (Instructional) Emeritus