International Journal of Research in Nursing

Evaluation of an Emerging Research Center: Lessons Learned

C. R. Nigg, K. Qureshi, J. Inouye, A. Sy, K. Sullivan and M. G. Boland

DOI : 10.3844/ijrnsp.2012.1.7

International Journal of Research in Nursing

Volume 3, Issue 1

Pages 1-7

Abstract

Problem statement: Rigorous evaluation assures that research endeavors meet their purpose and achieve stated goals. This is especially true for federally funded exploratory research centers, which tend to be more complex due to the involvement of multiple, interdisciplinary investigators. This study provides an overview of the approach used to develop an evaluation strategy and reports the lessons learned during the initial development of the Center for Ohana Self-Management of Chronic Illness (COSMCI) at the University of Hawai

Copyright

© 2012 C. R. Nigg, K. Qureshi, J. Inouye, A. Sy, K. Sullivan and M. G. Boland. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.