Watch videos about nursing research at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, and about division leaders' research focus areas.
Linda L. Chlan, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN — Nursing Research in Rochester, Minnesota
At the core of the Mayo Clinic Nursing Research Division are Ph.D.-prepared nurses conducting care-focused, clinically relevant research to better serve patients.
Linda L. Chlan, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN — My Interest of Study
Dr. Chlan's patient-centered research to improve care for patients receiving ventilatory support grew out of her time at the bedside in the intensive care unit.
Della J. Derscheid, APRN, CNS, M.S., Ph.D. — My Interest of Study
Dr. Derscheid's research on interventions to prevent workplace violence in medical settings addresses patients' needs and protects front-line health care workers.
Ann Marie Dose, Ph.D., R.N. — My Interest of Study
Dr. Dose studies palliative care interventions to improve quality of life and provide physical, emotional and social support to patients with life-limiting illnesses and their families.
Diane E. Holland, Ph.D., R.N. — My Interest of Study
Dr. Holland's hospital discharge planning research is aimed at transitioning patients home from the hospital safely and successfully.
Pamela J. McCabe, Ph.D., R.N. — My Interest of Study
Dr. McCabe's groundbreaking research on living with atrial fibrillation has paved the way for additional studies, increasing recognition of patients' experiences and concerns.
Lori M. Rhudy, Ph.D., R.N. — My Interest of Study
Dr. Rhudy studies how nurses process and use data and information to achieve evidence-based best practice in care interventions.
Catherine E. Vanderboom, Ph.D., R.N. — My Interest of Study
Dr. Vanderboom's research evaluates and supports care for older adults within their communities, especially by developing the clinical roles of nurse care coordinators.