Bradi Granger PhD

Bradi Granger

Core Faculty

Bradi Granger, PhD


PhD, UNC Chapel Hill

MSN, Duke University

Dr. Granger is Associate Professor and Associate Director of Duke Translational Nursing Institute. She 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.

Granger BB, Johnson K, Norful A, Westlake C, Tracy MF. Who Advances Nursing Science in Practice Settings and How? (Accepted) The Journal of Nursing Administration. 2021 Oct;51(10):519–25.

Kester KM, Engel J, Fuchs MA, Alston S, Thompson JA, Granger BB. Evaluation of a proactive hiring model to achieve workforce stability in the intensive care unit. Journal of Nursing Management. 2021 Aug 26;

Reynolds SS, Granger BB, Hatch D. Self-Reported versus observed audit: Measuring CHG bathing compliance. American Journal of Infection Control. 2021 Aug 22;