College of Nursing and Health Innovation

College of Nursing and Health Innovation

The College of Nursing and Health Innovation (CONHI) is focused on producing lifetime learners in nursing and health who are prepared to think critically and succeed in any situation. With expert faculty and research that focuses on making an impact on some of the world's most pressing health issues, the CONHI is a leader in higher education. The college is known for its social embeddedness in the local community, as well as its partnerships with some of the country's top healthcare organizations.

Under the leadership of Dean Teri Pipe, who also serves as ASU's Chief Well-being Officer, CONHI is committed to serving the community through service and outreach projects, as well as healthcare clinics featuring interdisciplinary staff that provide both physical and mental health services.

With an emphasis on collaboration and high quality interprofessional education, faculty researchers conduct studies that range from Alzheimer's, to global health, and initiatives that focus on gerontological nursing excellence, metabolic disease, aging, access to health services, and clinical partnerships.


The College of Nursing and Health Innovation is home to a number of clinics and research centers including:

ASU Health Services - Community Health Center Clinic 

The Community Health Center Clinic employs faculty researchers whose studies range from Alzheimer's, to world health and research centers and initiatives, that focus on gerontological nursing excellence, metabolic disease, aging, access to health services and clinical partnerships.

Center for Advancing Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research

The college's newest center, the Center for Advancing Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research, is focused on advancing thinking, research, practice and education tools and strategies for teamwork and collaboration.

Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

A transdisciplinary group of faculty, trainees, and staff focused on developing and implementing health promotion interventions in vulnerable populations across the lifespan.

Center for Healthy Outcomes in Aging

In response to the rapidly expanding population of older adults in the state of Arizona and throughout the country, the Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation has launched the Center for Healthy Outcomes in Aging.

Center for World Health

This center is a transdisciplinary enterprise that develops collaborations and implements culturally responsive health promotion and disease prevention interventions across the life continuum for the purpose of improving physical and mental health outcomes across the globe.

Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence

The Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (HCGNE) at Arizona State University College of Nursing & Health Innovation is one of eight centers funded by The John A. Hartford Foundation.

WHO/PAHO Collaborating Centre to Advance the Policy on Research for Health

The designation as a collaborating centre was conferred in 2016 and recognizes the College's excellent programs in health policy and research development, in addition to its commitment to an international approach in education, research, service, and community initiatives, particularly in the Americas. This is the first WHO/PAHO Collaborating Centre both at ASU and in Arizona, and one of only two in the Southwestern United States.