Current research initiatives are in conjunction with the following faculty from the UF College of Nursing:

Center for Palliative Care Research and Education:

Research Team Posters


The Center for Palliative Care Research and Education will eliminate disease burden and optimize dignity and quality of life for human and animal patients with serious illnesses and their caregivers. Research and educational initiatives will generate and translate into practice new knowledge and technologies for treating pain and suffering, addressing multidimensional needs, and facilitating goals of care and shared decision making to ensure high quality of life for patients and their caregivers. UF will be recognized world-wide for palliative care innovations, leadership, and excellence.


The mission of the Center for Palliative Care Research and Education is to transform healthcare for people and animals with serious illness through knowledge generation and translation into practice, and education of future.