Compassionate care is at the root of all endeavors at the School, and informs every class, program, strategy, and scholarly project we do. Work done this realm is informed by a trifecta of initiatives that have had a powerful presence and legacy at UVA, including the Compassionate Care Initiative and the Center for Interprofessional Collaborations.

Currently funded grants include:

Our Team

Director of Interprofessional Collaborations, School of Nursing, and associate professor, School of Medicine

Associate professor of nursing

Compassionate Care Initiative director


DNP director and assistant professor

Professor of nursing, the Woodard Clinical Scholar, co-director of UVA Health's Wisdom & Wellbeing initiative