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Sandra K Hanneman

Sandra K Hanneman, PhD, RN, FAAN

Jerold B. Katz Distinguished Professorship for Nursing Research
Center For Nursing Research

Dr. Hanneman is the Jerold B. Katz Distinguished Professor for Nursing Research and tenured professor in the Department of Acute & Continuing Care. She conducts laboratory and clinical research on circadian rhythms in adult ICU patients on mechanical ventilation and ICU night-shift workers. She also conducts clinical trials to test the efficacy and safety of interventions to prevent pulmonary complications. 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 editorial boards of nursing research journals and 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 and May 2017, the School’s undergraduate students voted Dr. Hanneman their choice for the John P. McGovern Outstanding Teacher Award.

She received the BSN from the University of Florida, Gainesville; the MSN from the University of California, San Francisco (Pulmonary Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist); and the PhD from Texas Woman's University in Houston.

Related News Items

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)

Hanneman co-authors monograph in journal Respiratory Care (May 2017)

Hanneman and Arnaud chosen by students as McGovern outstanding teachers of 2017 (May 2017)

Hanneman and colleagues publish biomarker validation study in Nursing Research (Nov 2016)

Hanneman co-authors journal article with former international student at UTHealth (Aug 2016)

Hanneman, Kang and Padhye coauthor new article on circadian rhythms (Aug 2015)

Hanneman joins advisory board of patient health and safety advocacy group (Jun 2015)

Hanneman “thought leader” on respiratory compromise at national roundtable (Apr 2015)

Hanneman co-authors articles with PhD student and 2010 alumna (Dec 2014)

Hanneman and others share presentations at nursing research congress (Sep 2014)

McGovern Outstanding Teacher Awards for 2014 go to Hanneman and Laird (May 2014)

First PCCL Findings Published by Leyden and Hanneman (Mar 2012)

Biosciences Laboratory Achieves First Publication (Apr 2011)