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Graduate degrees in gerontological nursing
The School of Nursing offers several degrees for geriatric care and gerontological research. You may apply for an M.N.E. degree, doctor of nursing practice (D.N.P.) doctorate, or a research doctorate (Ph.D.) in gerontological nursing. Each has an opportunity for financial support through scholarship or award.
Hearst Endowed Scholarships awarded
Our Hartford Center of Gerontological Excellence awarded the Hearst Foundations’ Endowed Scholarship for AY 2021-22 to five outstanding D.N.P. students: Jordan Galbraith, Christian Speich, Gretchen Hillman, Cristian Mendoza Ruvalcaba, and Kathryn Kerr.
These five students are, without exception, excellent clinicians and leaders dedicated to improving older adult patient health outcomes through person-centered care and quality improvement.
The HARP seeks to improve health and care for older adults. It does this through supporting research and innovations from OHSU faculty. Since 2014, the program has awarded nearly $350,000. This includes studies of symptombiology in heart failure, fall prevention, oral health clinical training, and dyadic research with multi-generational family members.
See our faculty who are leading the way in geronotological learning, discovery and care. Our faculty advance care in dementia, chronic pain, immune response, family caregiving, exercise and more.