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
- Baseline Outcome Measures for Outpatient Palliative Care Patients with Cancer
- Dignity-related Distress and Spiritual Distress among Palliative Care Outpatients with Cancer
- Factors Predictive of Reproductive Intent in Persons with Sickle Cell Disease
- Pain and Quality Location Reported During Outpatient Visits
- Pain Quality and Location
- Reference Values for Quantitative Sensory Testing
- Reference Values for Quantitative Sensory Testing in Healthy African American Adults
- SNRS Perceived Discrimination and Emotional Impact
- Spirituality at Baseline
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.