The National Palliative Care Research Center

Curing suffering through palliative care research.


Erin Currie PhD, RN, CPLC

University of Alabama

Erin R. Currie, PhD, RN, CPLC, is an Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing. Dr. Currie was a 2017 NPCRC Junior Faculty Career Development awardee.  Her research focuses on patterns of neonatal palliative care, care disparities, and parent needs related to palliative care in the neonatal intensive care unit.  She is currently developing a distance-accessible intervention to support parents of chronically critically ill infants hospitalized in the neonatal intensive care unit.