Released on October 18, 2021

Despite a pandemic that slowed the economy; delayed or derailed some federal and private agencies’ spending plans; and frustrated supply chains, UCF generated $212.9 million in research awards — up more than $8 million from 2020. The College of Nursing also experienced another record year of increased research funding.

This year’s UCF research success stories were recently released in the 2020-2021 Office of Research Annual Report. Among the stories included is a look at Associate Dean of Research Carmen Giurgescu‘s NIH-funded studies on social stressors and COVID-19 related to high preterm births among Black women, and an interview with nursing BSN student researcher Shelley Jones.

Carmen Giurgescu
Carmen Giurgescu PhD, RN, WHNP, FAAN
Shelley Jones, BSN student
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