Pless Center

NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing’s Muriel and Virginia Pless Center for Nursing Research was established in 1995 with the purpose of supporting the College’s contribution to the scientific enterprise at NYU. The Center’s goals are to provide a strong infrastructure to develop and support faculty research and scholarship and to nurture a collaborative research environment. The Pless Center provides resources for faculty research, including individual consultation, small grants for pilot studies, assistance with grant submissions, statistical support, and peer review of grant proposals.

In addition to these resources for research, there are multiple NYU collaborating centers that contribute to advancing our mission, including:

For questions or information regarding any of the research activities associated with the Pless Center for Nursing Research, please contact: 


Victoria Vaughan Dickson, PhD, CRNP, FAHA, FHFSA, FAAN

John W. Rowe Professor in Successful Aging

Assistant Dean for Research Innovation

Director, NYU Meyers Pless Center for Nursing Research

Editor, Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing

New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing