Nancy P. Hanrahan, PhD, RN, FAAN

Dean & Professor, School of Nursing & Senior Associate Dean of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Bouve College of Health Sciences
  • School of Nursing

Résumé/CV:
Office: 102 Robinson Hall
Phone: 617-373-3649
Email: n.hanrahan@neu.edu

Education and Training:
PhD   Boston College, Boston, MA
MS     Boston College, Boston, MA
BSN   University of Kentucky Lexington, Kentucky

Board Certifications:
RN License, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
RN License, State of Pennsylvania

Funding:
Technology for Healthcare Honors & Awards:
2016-2017  Nurse Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program, Northeastern University School of Nursing, Boston, MA.  $440,000.

2015-2016       Best Technology for Practice Award: PTSD Nurses’ Toolkit.  Sigma Theta Tau International.  Las Vegas, November 8, 2015.

2014-2015    
PTSD Nurses Toolkit, recommended by President Obama as one of 19 new executive actions to serve the military community to access mental health care. The White House Press Release: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press- office/2014/08/26/fact-sheet-president-obama-announces-new-executive-actions- fulfill-our-p. August 26, 2014.

The Feast, an innovative community entrepreneur platform supported by the Rockefeller Foundation. Matthew Lee, BSN, selected at one of 15 international awardees.
DreamIt Philly 2015 accelerator program Finalist.  InnovaJoy. The Use of Mobile Gaming as a Low-cost, Portable Stress Reduction Intervention for Victims of Major Trauma,   Philadelphia PA 19104.

International Game Developers Association scholarship Lee, Matthew awardee, one of the most coveted awards in the game developer community — for his work on video games and mental health. Lee’s the only Philadelphia-based 2014 scholar of the group of 16.  http://technical.ly/philly/2014/03/03/matthew-lee-penn- nursing-igda-scholar/.

Lee, Matthew. Finalist in the G20 Global Business Challenge (G20 GBC), a multidisciplinary business case competition to design sustainable solutions incorporating new technologies and innovative business and financing models to a global challenge. Tethys, fight water scarcity game project, all with microloans paid for with mobile game revenue. Brisbane, Australia.

Amaral, S. (April, 2015) Using a mobile game application to improve healthcare self- management in adolescents with solid organ transplants: a pilot study.  The Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness Pilot Grant Program.

PTSD Nurses Toolkit: Partnered with Lippincott for national dissemination.

PTSD Nurses Toolkit:  Partnered with National VA and VA in Philadelphia and Atlanta for dissemination.

The Feast, an innovative community entrepreneur platform supported by the Rockefeller.

Foundation. Matthew Lee, BSN, selected at one of 15 international awardees. DreamIt Philly 2015 accelerator program Finalist.  InnovaJoy. The Use of Mobile Gaming as a Low-cost, Portable Stress Reduction Intervention for Victims of Major Trauma,   Philadelphia PA 19104.

International Game Developers Association scholarship Lee, Matthew awardee, one of the most coveted awards in the game developer community — for his work on video games and mental health. Lee’s the only Philadelphia-based 2014 scholar of the group of 16.  http://technical.ly/philly/2014/03/03/matthew-lee-penn- nursing-igda-scholar/.

Lee, Matthew. Finalist in the G20 Global Business Challenge (G20 GBC), a multidisciplinary business case competition to design sustainable solutions incorporating new technologies and innovative business and financing models to a global challenge. Tethys, fight water scarcity game project, all with microloans paid for with mobile game revenue. Brisbane, Australia.

Amaral, S. (April, 2015) Using a mobile game application to improve healthcare self- management in adolescents with solid organ transplants: a pilot study.  The Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness Pilot Grant Program.

Sharenonymous-  a mobile app for connecting college students to mental health care resources.  Accepted for the Penn I-Corps Summer Startup Accelerator Program http://pci.upenn.edu/icorps/

Playscription- a mobile app that improves communication between pediatric primary care providers and their kids and parents and promotes children to be active.  Entered in the Wharton Business Competition (2015) and the AppItUp competition 2014.

Healthy Food Trucks- a mobile app that promotes health food produced by the food trucks and improves consumer access to food truck menus and schedules.  Entered in the Wharton Business Competition (2015) and the AppItUp competition 2014.

Beano Booster—a mobile app that promotes medication adherence among LIFE members by using Beano cards as an incentive.

Hypertension in Primary Care- a mobile app that allows primary care providers to monitor hypertension medication adherence and promotes self-care management among hypertensive patients.

HelpU-  A mobile app designed for college students to promote mental health and connect students with university resources that promote mental health.  An engineering design project.

2013-2014
Si– a stress management game for East Asian college students. Semi-finals in the Wharton Business competition and the Weiss Tech house PennVention Competition.

MyDiaText and Sexi U 2014 Penn Center for Innovation Entrepreneur’s Forum.

PTSD for RNs. American Nurses Association. 2013-2014. $75,000. American Psychiatric Nurses Association Media Award 2014.

2012-2013 
First Place—-mICE. David Bendell. Start up Philly. March 14, 2013.

Third Place—KnowMe. Kerri McLaughlin. Start up Philly.  March 14, 2013.
First Place—Re:Mind. Molly Vidardi. Penn Public Policy Challenge March 3, 2013.
MedCheck. The Institute for Technology in Health Care and the American Academy of HIV Medicine $10,000.
iVoice.    Testing the Feasibility and Utility of a Patient Feedback Application: FULD Award
First Place—Trigger Busters.  Lisa Hilmi, Maureen George.  PennVention. February.
First Place—AirCare. Molly Vidardi. Penn Med Dreamit-Blue Cross Blue Shield Competition. $50,000.
iVoice A Patient Satisfaction Tool. (2013). Behavioral Health Program, City of Philadelphia, PA.

Publications:
Refereed Journals (* indicates data based publication)

Jones, R., Hanrahan, N.P., Commentary: Impact of the NFS Program on Schools of Nursing. (In review Nursing Outlook).

Coppock, D. Zambo, D., Moyo D., Tanthuma, G., Chapman, J., LoRe, V., Graziani, A., Lowenthal, E., Hanrahan, N.P., Littman-Quinn, R., Kovarik, C., Albarracin, D., Holmes, J., Gross, R.  (Accepted Methods of Information in Medicine) Development and Usability of a Smartphone Application for Tracking Antiretroviral Medication Refill Data for Human Immunodeficiency Virus.

*Eisenberg, M., Hennessy, M., Coviello, D., Hanrahan, N., Blank, M. (2017). Coercion or Caring: The Fundamental Paradox for Adherence Interventions for HIV+ People with Mental Illness. AIDS Behavior. DOI 10.1007/s10461-016-1517-4.

Hanrahan, N.P., Judge, K., Olamjulo, G., Seng, L., Lee, M., Wall, P.H., Leake, S., Czekanski, E., Throne-Odem, S., Kelly, U., DeMartinis, E., Blair, L., Longmire, W. (2017). The PTSD Toolkit for Nurses: Assessment, Intervention, and Referral of Veterans.  The Nurse Practitioner. DOI: http://10.1097/01.NPR.0000488717.90314.62

*Petros, R., Solomon, P., Linz, S.J., Decesaris, M., Hanrahan, N.P.  (2016). Capabilities Approach: Contextualizing Participants Perspectives on Systems Barriers to Recovery. International Journal of Mental Health. DOI: http://10.1080/00207411.2016.1238742

*Hanrahan, N.P., Bressi, S., Marcus, S.C., Solomon, P.  (2016)  Examining the impact of comorbid serious mental illness on rehospitalization among medical and surgical inpatients. General Hospital Psychiatry. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2016.06.002

* Linz, S., Hanrahan, N. P., DeCesaris, M., Petros, R., & Solomon, P. (2016). Clinical Use of an Autovideography Intervention to Support Recovery in Individuals with Severe Mental Illness. Journal of psychosocial nursing and mental health services, 54(5), 33-40.

*Petros, R., Solomon, P., Linz, S.J., Decesaris, M., Hanrahan, N.P. (2015). Autovideography: The Lived Experience of Recovery for Adults with Serious Mental Illness. Psychiatric Quarterly. 86(4) (December).  DOI http://10.1007/211126-015-9397-8.

*Solomon, P., Decesaris, M., Petros, R., Linz, S.J., Hanrahan, N. P. (2015). A Pilot RCT of Autovideography Intervention to Enhance Recovery for People with Severe Mental Illness. Best Practice Mental Health Journal. Vol. 12, No. 1.

*D’Souza MS, Karkada SN, Hanrahan NP, Venkatesaperumal R and Amirtharaj A. (2015) Do Perceptions of Empowerment Affect Glycemic Control and Self-Care Among Adults with Type 2 Diabetes? Global journal of health science;7:42530.

*Hanrahan, N.P., Solomon, P., Hurford, M., (2014). A Pilot RCT: Testing a Transitional Care Model for Acute Psychiatric Conditions. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. Vol. 20(5) 315–327. DOI: 10.1177/1078390314552190

Lee, M., Hanrahan, N.P. (2014). Sticky Ends: Employing Thinly-Sliced Narratives in Serious Games for Mobile Platforms. International Journal of Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering, 9(10), 349- 362. doi: http://10.14257/ijmue.2014.9.10.34. http://www.sersc.org/journals/IJMUE/vol9_no10_2014/34.pdf

*Silverman, B.G., Hanrahan, N.P., Bharathy, G., Gordon, K., Johnson, D. (2014) A systems approach to healthcare: Agent based modeling, community mental health, and population well-being. Artificial Intelligence in Medicine.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.artmed.2014.08.006

Lee, M., Kang, L., & Hanrahan, N. (2014). Addressing Cultural Contexts in the Management of Stress via Narrative and Mobile Technology. In Widerhold, B., & Riva G (eds). Annual Review of Cybertherapy and Telemedicine 2014 (pp. 173-177). Amsterdam: iOS Press. doi:10.3233/978-1- 61499-401-5-173

*Solomon, P., Hanrahan, N.P., Hurford, M., Decesaris, M., Josey, L. (2014) Lessons Learned from Implementing a Pilot RCT of Transitional Care Model for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing. vol:28 iss:4 pg:250 -255

Hanrahan, N.P. Mental Health Policy Brief: State of the Future.  (2013) Nursing Outlook.

Hanrahan, N. P., Darling, K., Black, P., Kumar, A, Cabbage, L. (2012). Quality Improvement Strategic Plan for people with mental illness and addiction.  American Psychiatric Nurses Association Policy Brief.

Hanrahan, N. P., Stuart, G., Delaney, K., Evans, L., Wilson, C. (2012). Influencing Mental Health Policy through Dissemination of Nursing’s Contributions to Improved Mental Health Outcomes and Care Delivery.  American Academy of Nursing Policy Brief.

Hanrahan, N. P., Kelly, A., Delaney, K., Cirpili, A., Aown, T., Gordon-Browar, J., Loucks, J., Ripique, R.J. (2011).  Position statement on staffing inpatient psychiatric units.  American Psychiatric Nurses Association Policy Brief.

Hanrahan, N. P. (2011). Psychiatric Nurse Staffing in Hospitals: Is it Adequate? Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association,18(1) 27 – 29.. DOI: 10.1177/1078390311431816. http://jap.sagepub.com/content/early/2011/10/15/1078390311431816.citation

*Blank, M. B., Hanrahan, N.P., Fishbein, M., Wu, E., Tennille, J., Ten Have, T., Kutney Lee, A. et a (2011). Nursing intervention for HIV regimen management among persons with serious mental illness: A randomized controlled trial. Psychiatric Services, 62(11) 1-7.

*Hanrahan, N. P., Wu, E., Marcotte, J., Kelly, D., Ma, C., Aiken, L., et al. (2011). Randomized clinical trial of the effectiveness of home-based advanced practice nursing on outcomes for individuals with serious mental illness and HIV. Nursing Research and Practice.

*Hanrahan, N. P., Delaney, K., & Stuart, G. (2012). Blueprint for developing the advanced practice psychiatric nurse workforce. Nursing Outlook. Volume 60, Issue 2, Pages 91–104, March–April, 2012 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.outlook.2011.04.007

*Hanrahan, N. P., Kenny-Rolin, D., Roman, J., Kumar, A., Aiken, L., & Blank, M. B. (2011).  Promoting self-care management in individuals with serious mental illness and HIV. Home Health Care Management & Practice, May 12, 2011. DOI: 10.1177/1084822311405457.

*Hanrahan, N.P., Delaney, K., Merwin, E. (2010). Health Care Reform and the Federal Transformation Initiatives: Capitalizing on the Potential of Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses. Policy, Politics & Nursing Practice, 11(3) 235–244

*Hanrahan, N. P., Kumar, A., Aiken, L. H. (2010). Adverse Event Outcomes Associated with Organizational Factors of Inpatient Psychiatric Care Environments in General Hospitals. Psychiatric Services, 61(6), 569-574.

*Hanrahan, N. P., McClaine, L., Aiken, L. H. (2010). Relationship of psychiatric nurse work environments and nurse burnout in acute care general hospitals.  Issues in Mental Health Nursing, March 2010, Vol. 31, No. 3, 198-207

*Hanrahan, N. P. (2009). Analysis of the psychiatric mental registered nurse workforce in the United States. Journal of Psychosocial Mental Health Nursing, 47(5), 1-9.

*Hanrahan, N. P., Aiken, L. H. (2008).  Psychiatric nurse reports on the quality of psychiatric care in general hospitals. Quality Management in Health Care, 17(3), 210-217.

*Hanrahan, N. P., Hartley, D. (2008). Employment of advanced-practice psychiatric nurses to stem rural mental health workforce shortages. Psychiatric Services, 59(1), 109-111.

*Sayers, S., Hanrahan, N. P., Kutney-Lee, A., Clarke, S., Reis, B., Riegel, B. (2007). Psychiatric comorbidity and increased hospitalization risk, length of stay and hospitalization costs in older adults with heart failure. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 55(10), 1585-91.

*Hanrahan, N. P. (2007). Measuring inpatient psychiatric environments: Psychometric properties of the Practice Environment Scale-Nursing Work Index (PES-NWI). International Journal of Psychiatric Nursing Research, 12(3), 1521-8.

Delaney, K. R., Hanrahan, N. P., Merwin, E. I. (2007). Using data to increase the national presence of psychiatric mental health nursing.  Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 21(2), 112-5.

Chapters in Books
*Silverman, B.G., Hanrahan, N.P., Huang, L., Rabinowitz, E.F., Lim, S. (2015). Artificial Intelligence and Human Behavior Modeling and Simulation for Mental Health Conditions (Chapter 7). In Luxton, D. D., Artificial Intelligence in Behavioral and Mental Health Care.

Honors & Awards:
2015    Best Practice in Technology Award Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
2014    National Quality Forum, Dual Eligible and Hospital Readmission Workgroup
2014    PTSD Toolkit for Nurses: White House Designation as a preferred intervention for veterans. http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/08/26/fact-sheet-president-obama-announces- new-executive-actions-fulfill-our-p
2014    Named one of 15 top psychiatric nurse professors
2014    American Psychiatric Nurses Association 2014 Media Award “Videography of Recovery” 2013    National Quality Forum Measure Applications Partnership (MAP) Dual Eligible Beneficiaries
2013    Institute of Medicine Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education
2011    National Quality Forum Behavioral Health Committee.
2011   Patient Care Outcomes Research Reviewer
2010    Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing
2010    Teaching Excellence Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
2009    Dr. Lenore H. Kurlowicz Memorial Term Assistant Professor in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
2009    American Psychiatric Nurses Association Leadership Award
2008    Career Development Institute for Psychiatry Award
2008    Robert Wood Johnson Faculty Scholar Award
2008    American Psychiatric Nurses Association Excellence in Research Award
2007    Dean’s Award for Undergraduate Scholarly Mentorship, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
2006   Teaching Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
2003    Distinguished Dissertation Research Award, Boston College School of Nursing
2003    3rd   Place poster award at the American Psychiatric Nurses Annual Conference
2003    Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Boston College School of Nursing
2002    Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Boston College School of Nursing
1999    Nursing Leadership Award from the New England Chapter of American Psychiatric Nurses Association
1999    Fellowship, Boston College School of Nursing Doctoral Program
1997    Excellence in Practice award, American Psychiatric Nurses Association
1992   Induction into Sigma Theta Tau International, Alpha Chi Chapter
1982    Honored by Governor Joseph Brennan for Founding Coastal Maine Hospice

Professional and Community Service:
International
1992-       Sigma Theta Tau International, Xi chapter
1999-2002 Secretary: Sigma Theta Tau International-Alpha Chi Chapter

National
2010-   American Academy of Nursing, member
2010-   American Academy of Nursing-Expert Panel for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
2010-   Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association.  Editorial Board Member,
2007-   Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science. Member.
2004-  American Public Health Association. Member
2003-  Academy Health Research and Health Policy. Member Behavioral Health Services Research Interest Group
Interdisciplinary Research Group on Nursing Issues Interest Group
2002-  American College of Mental Health Administration.
Membership committee, 2004-Present
Member Nominating Committee, 2012-2013
1992-      American Psychiatric Nurses Association.
Research Expert, Administration Council, 2011-present Research Expert, Education Council, 2011-present Chair, Quality Workgroup, 2011-2012
American Psychiatric Nurses Association Pennsylvania Chapter. Member, 1992-present Chair, Scholarly Review Committee, 2009- 2011
Member, Research Council, 2002-Present
Research Expert, Institute for Safe Environments Council, 2008-Present Chair, Advanced Practice Nursing Business Manual Task Force, 2006-2010
Member, Scholarly Review Committee, 2005-Present Member, National Psychiatric Nurse Committee, 2005-2008
Member, National Advanced Practice Nurse Committee, 2005-2008 Chair, Poster Submission Review Committee, 2004-2011
Chair, Workforce Taskforce, 2000-2011
Chair, American Psychiatric Nurses Foundation, 1999-2000 Board of Directors: Treasurer 1997-2002
2009-      International Society of Psychiatric Nurses. Member, 1985-               American Nurses Association. Member, American Nurses Association-Maine. Member, Treasurer, 1999-2003
American Nurses Association, Pennsylvania, 2004-present.
2008-      Mental Health Association of Southeast Pennsylvania, Board Member 1995-1997 Maine Advanced Practice Nurses Association. Member Maine Advanced Practice Nurses Association: Treasurer, 1995-1997

Selected Professional Activities:
2013   Psychiatric Services Reviewer
2012-  Measure Application Program, National Quality Forum
2012    Reviewer for HRSA grants Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship Program July 2012.
2012    Technical Expert Panel.  SAMHSA Suicide Prevention.
2011-   Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Certification Review program, Reviewer for the new 2012 board exam.
2011-  MedicalApps Reviewer
2011-  National Quality Forum Behavioral Health Steering Committee Member 2011-                        Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, Grant Reviewer
2011-   The Health Resources and Services Administration (or HRSA), Grant Reviewer
2011     Consultant Sultan Qaboos University, College of Nursing, Sultanate of Oman.
2011    Reviewer for ZonMw Nursing Research Program: From Knowledge to Action II, Netherlands.
2011-2011    Research Implementation Management System reviewer for the 3-C Institute for Social Development