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Graduate Student Research

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing Doctoral program prepares students to become researchers and to assume advanced leadership roles in nursing and health care delivery. A combination of conceptual approaches, challenging interactions in seminar discussions, and work with active researchers produces a stimulating environment for scholarly development. The program is designed to help students identify a dissertation topic, apply for research funding, and begin a lifelong research career.

Click on the project title to download the research. All graduate projects are in PDF format.

List of 2014 Graduate Research Projects

Project Title


A pilot study of three levels of health literacy measurement among Thai adults with Type 2 diabetes Chontichachalalauk, Jiraporn
Spinning tires: Exploring cancer survivors’ perceptions of chemo brain Henneghan, Ashley
Palliative care teaching strategies in pre-licensure nursing education: An integrative review Lippe, Megan P.
Computer programs to promote cognitive function in persons with multiple sclerosis Morrison, Janet
Factors predicting fatigue impact in persons with longstanding multiple sclerosis Morrison, Janet
Factors associated with physical activity in Latino women: a systematic review Tovar, Marlene
Factors related to the emotional responses of rural school-aged children who have asthma Walker, Veronica G.
Transgender-related content in Texas nursing schools Walsh, David