Through research funding, the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing attracts top-tier faculty who instill passion in their students and devote to lives to changing the landscape of health care systems and delivery. Innovative, interdisciplinary nursing research addresses urgent societal needs. This research is essential to the complex study of health and illness experiences and to finding creative solutions that improve health and health care.

With Gratitude

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing gratefully acknowledges the donors who generously invest in endowed research funds that foster faculty and emerging leaders to discover better solutions that lead to healthy people and healthy systems.


General Research Support

Rural Health Research

  • Jeanette M. Spaulding Rural Nursing Research Endowment
    This generous gift, established by School of Nursing faculty member Jeri Bigbee and her husband Richard Abood to honor Bigbee’s late mother, Jeanette M. Spaulding, BSN, RN, provides funding to students and faculty whose research is related to rural health.