Kresge Center for Nursing Research

The Roger L. and Mary K. Kresge Center for Nursing Research (KCNR) at Binghamton University serves as the main research resource for faculty and students in Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences. The center's mission is to support scientific inquiry and scholarly works for the expansion of nursing knowledge with an emphasis on collaboration and interdisciplinary research.

Services and Resources

  • Statistical analysis and consultation
  • Assistance with grant proposal planning
  • Grant proposal review 
  • Poster preparation and support
  • Literature searches
  • Manuscript preparation guidance
  • Manuscript editing 

Center Faculty

  • Executive director: Mario Ortiz, dean and professor, Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • A group of faculty fellows consisting of professors from Decker College as well as schools across Binghamton University also participate in collaborative research projects at the center


  • Research roundtables
  • Annual Kresge Center for Nursing Research lecture
  • Faculty/student development

Grant-writing Advice