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School of Nursing and Health Studies

Lighting the way in health care

For more than seven decades, the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies has been a leader in health care education and research, setting the pace for innovation and service.
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Brighter care

A bigger, bolder future in nursing

Nursing holds the front-line promise for making our world healthier for all. Miami, with its diverse populations and range of health facilities, is ground zero for health care.

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Investments that illuminate the possibilities

Key investments in health care education and research offer the clearest hope for empowering people and redefining nursing as a profession.

Our campaign will accelerate and magnify the School of Nursing and Health Studies’ ability to improve the quality of life across a diverse range of communities, with a focus on public health, prevention, and precision care.

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Fueled by nurses

Health care workers are at the heart of the health system, with nurses often having the deepest connection with patients. Investing in nursing will significantly improve our nation’s overall health, promote gender equality, and support economic growth.

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Fundraising Priorities

Promote health equity across diverse communities through nursing

Promote health equity across diverse communities

Promoting and achieving health equity requires a comprehensive approach that considers a multitude of contributing factors, and the School of Nursing and Health Studies is well-positioned to lead these interdisciplinary approaches.

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Combat human trafficking through education

The School of Nursing and Health Studies is committed to eradicating human trafficking by educating a health workforce to understand its underlying issues and recognize and respond to potential victims in clinical settings.

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Strengthen the science of holistic health care

Nursing is at the core of all patient interaction. Our nurse scientists are leading vital biobehavioral research, informed by years of clinical experience, to shape the future of holistic health care.

Why our campaign matters

Attention and access are urgent

Today, the School of Nursing and Health Studies is combatting the health challenges facing our diverse communities through a growing portfolio of health disparities research. We are committed to advancing world-changing research and scalable, sustainable interventions that improve access to quality health care for all.

We empower our students to shape the future of health care beyond horizons envisioned today.

Cindy L. Munro, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, FAAAS

Dean and Professor

Featured Stories

XR Initiative boosts education, research, collaboration

A mixed-reality simulation conceived at SONHS teaches new nurse anesthesia students their way around an operating room.

24 Hours from Sim to Real Code Blue

Simulation and clinical experiences reinforce lessons in lifesaving.

Giving the gift of health

To support the School of Nursing and Health Studies’ goal of illuminating brighter futures through health care, please contribute to the University of Miami’s campaign for a brighter tomorrow.

Give now

To learn more, please contact Paul Metcalf, development, School of Nursing and Health Studies, 305-284-1785.