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Sandra K Hanneman

Sandra K Hanneman, PhD, RN, FAAN

Jerold B. Katz Distinguished Professor for Nursing Research
Department of Research
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Dr. Hanneman is the Jerold B. Katz Distinguished Professor for Nursing Research and tenured professor in the Department of Research. She conducts laboratory and clinical research on circadian rhythms in adult ICU patients on mechanical ventilation and ICU staff, including the effects of light-at-night on circadian rhythms. She also conducts clinical trials to test the efficacy and safety of interventions to prevent and manage pulmonary complications, and participates in clinical trials that involve inflammatory biomarkers in cancer patients with dyspnea and delirium. Dr. Hanneman was the 1994 University of Florida College of Nursing Outstanding Alumna and 2000 Distinguished Research Lecturer of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. She serves on advisory boards of patient advocacy not-for-profit organizations.

Dr. Hanneman teaches research measurement in the PhD program and pathophysiology in the BSN program. She mentors BSN honors program and PhD students and junior faculty. In May 2014, 2017, and 2019, the School’s undergraduate students voted Dr. Hanneman their choice for the John P. McGovern Outstanding Teacher Award.

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Publication: Pressure Injury Link to Entropy of Abdominal Temperature (Oct 2022)

Hanneman among 2022 Shine Academy inductees (Mar 2022)

Publication: Survey of Nurses’ Experiences Applying The Joint Commission’s Medication Management Titration Standards (Sep 2021)

Publication: Comparison of Psychological and Physiological Stress in NICU Nurses: Effects of Unit Design and Shift (Jan 2021)

(Publication) Benzodiazepine and antipsychotic medication use in older adults. (Jan 2020)

Graduating nursing students vote Hanneman and Dang latest John P. McGovern Outstanding Teachers (May 2019)

Hanneman & Santa Maria present papers, Kang Memorial Workshop launched (Oct 2018)

Hanneman co-authors article on Arabic cancer patients in Cancer Nursing (Feb 2018)

Hanneman co-investigator on $1.6M RO1 study of dyspnea in cancer patients (Feb 2018)