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Faculty Research

At Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College, faculty members conduct research and make scientific discoveries that improve the lives of people from all walks of life. Our researchers are collaborative and innovative in their pursuits.

Their contributions advance nursing practice and health care in three main areas:

Our Researchers

Meet our faculty researchers and learn about their areas of focus and recent accomplishments. Students who are interested in these areas of research can apply to work alongside faculty mentors through the Research Assistant program.

Judy Frain, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor Dr. Judy Frain is an expert in HIV care, aging, and clinical simulation. Her current research examines disrupted sleep in aging populations with HIV, for which she was awarded a Sigma Theta Tau International/National Gerontological Nursing Association research grant.

Pamela Newland, PhD, RN, CMSRN
Associate Professor Dr. Pamela Newland is an expert in multiple sclerosis. Her research examines symptom management and interventions for people with MS, especially those with secondary health conditions that impact quality of life.

Po-Yin Yen, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor Dr. Po-Yin Yen researches informatics as part of her joint appointment with Washington University School of Medicine. She is a proponent of health information technology and is interested in the integration of bioinformatics in clinical settings.


Research Pilot Grants

The Office of Nursing Research Pilot Grant Program helps new research projects get off the ground with critical seed funding. All faculty members are eligible to apply. Learn more about the research pilot grant program, including recent recipients and the selection process.

Contact Us

For more information about faculty research at Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College, including potential collaborations, please contact Karen Porter.

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