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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 a professor in the Center for Nursing Research. She conducts laboratory and clinical research on weaning adult patients from mechanical ventilation, using a chronobiology perspective, and clinical trials to test the efficacy and safety of interventions to prevent pulmonary complications in mechanically ventilated adults. 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 has served on several federal and non-federal grant review panels and editorial boards of nursing research journals.

Hanneman teaches research measurement in the doctoral program and mentors BSN honors program, master's and doctoral students. In May 2014, the School’s undergraduate students voted 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-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)