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Office of Research

Advance Scientific Knowledge Through Research, Leadership and Service.

The Office of Research at Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions promotes the growth and success of research and scholarly activities of faculty, postdoctoral fellows and students.

Our mission is to initiate and advance research programs within the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions; to build research collaborations across Creighton University, nationally and internationally; and to expand extramural funding at the school.

Our Goals

  • Network with faculty, staff and students within the college and the university to build individual and team research.
  • Mentor faculty, postdoctoral fellows and students to achieve their research objectives by proactively identifying and responding to funding opportunities.

Monitor research funding trends and scholarly productivity of each program by collecting, analyzing and storing relevant data and reports.

Clinical Research

Focus on the study of drugs, biologics or devices in human subjects with the intent to discover potential beneficial effects and/or determine its safety and efficacy. This is also referred to as clinical study and clinical investigation.

Biomedical Sciences Research

Pharmaceutical sciences research is diverse and includes pharmaceutics, pharmacology, toxicology, medicinal chemistry, health services research and administration, educational, behavioral and social and administrative sciences in pharmacy. 

Educational Research

Focus on the systematic gathering of empirical information to answer questions related to education.

Rehabilitation Science Research

The Rehabilitation Science Research Laboratory is a multiuser collaborative lab that provides Creighton rehabilitation researchers a well-equipped space to investigate the mechanisms of movement dysfunctions and to pursue new therapeutic interventions. In addition to the multidisciplinary research focus, the lab provides a site to educate the next generation of healthcare professionals and scholars in movement science research while providing clinically relevant gait and movement analysis services to the community and region.

Health Services Research

Discover how social factors, financing systems, organizational structures and processes, health technologies and personal behaviors affect outcomes, access to healthcare, the quality and cost of healthcare and ultimately, our health and well being. Research domains cover individuals, families, organizations, institutions, communities and populations.

Our faculty advance research within the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, paving the way for new developments in healthcare around the world. Learn more about our researchers and their areas of interest.

The School of Pharmacy and Health Professions has a wide range of state-of-the-art instruments available to help you advance your research interests. Our facilities and resources provide opportunities to collaborate with and serve the greater Omaha community.

Read more about all of our facilities and equipment.

Contact Us

Office of Research

Alekha K. Dash, RPh, PhD
Associate Dean of Research
HLSB, Room 109
P: 402.280.3188
F: 402.280.1883