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., ATSF, 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., ATSF, 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.
Sherry S. Chesak, Ph.D., R.N. — My Interest of Study
Dr. Chesak's research on care for the caregiver addresses the increasing levels of stress and burnout of professional health care providers and lay or family caregivers across the nation.
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.
Cindy Tofthagen, Ph.D., ARNP, AOCNP, FAANP, FAAN — My Interest of Study
Dr. Tofthagen's research addresses toxicities of cancer therapies — including psychosocial concerns — and decision-making at end of life.