UMass Boston

Research & Engagement

Faculty in the Donna M. and Robert J. Manning College of Nursing and Health Sciences (Manning College) engage in focused, collaborative, and transdisciplinary programs of research and scholarship to advance the continuum of health—from prevention to promotion, practice, and policy —across the life course for individuals and communities, locally and globally.

Broad Topics of Research & Engagement

  • Aging
  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Climate Change and Health
  • Disease Prevention and Management
  • Physiological Responses to Exercise
  • Nursing Practice
  • Policy

The Manning College faculty have received funding from the National Institutes of Health, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, American Heart Association, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Health Resources and Services Administration, the Helene Fuld Health Trust, National League of Nursing, Merck, and Partners HealthCare.