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Bradi B. Granger
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Bradi B. Granger, PhD, MSN, RN, FAAN


  • Brief Bio

    Dr. Granger, Professor in the School of Nursing, is also Director of the Duke Heart Center Nursing Research Program and adjunct faculty at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Dr. Granger received her doctorate in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, her MSN from Duke University, and her BSN from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.

    Dr. Granger has extensive clinical experience in cardiovascular nursing, and her clinical work as a Clinical Nurse Specialist has been dedicated to overcoming barriers to the use and conduct of research in the service setting through development of pragmatic tools that change the way nurses learn about, apply, and conduct nursing science. She has developed an innovative model for clinical inquiry and research in the hospital setting, which has been adopted in clinical settings across the U.S. and abroad. Dr. Granger is an active member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, the American Heart Association and the European Society for Patient Adherence, Compliance and Persistence.

    Academic Program Affiliations

    PhD in Nursing Program
    Doctor of Nursing Practice Program
    Master of Science in Nursing Program


    PhDUniversity of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Nursing
    MSNDuke University School of Nursing
    BSNUniversity of Tennessee–Knoxville

    Research Interests

    Dr. Granger's research interests include the impact of nursing and the effects of behavioral interventions on medication adherence in patients with chronic illness. Her research on patient adherence has influenced the design of future international clinical trials through consultation to identify measures for symptom recognition, adherence, and response to treatment.