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Education and Training
MPH Community H Hunter College
MS Nursing Pace University
DNP Columbia University

Norma Stephens Hannigan, DNP, MPH, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Diplomate of Comprehensive Care

Research/Clinical Interests
care of underserved immigrants, humor and health, antibiotic resistance
Effect of laughter on diabetes type 2

Selected Publications
Hannigan, N. 2009. The DNP Approach to Caring for the Chronically Ill. In Smolowitz, Honig, Reinisch (Eds.) Writing DNP Clinical Case Narratives: Demonstrating and Evaluating Competency in Comprehensive Care. Springer, NY.
Hannigan, N., Tolman, D., & Larson, E. 2010. Resisting Resistance: Practical Decision Tools for Choosing Antimicrobials Safely. Accepted
Hannigan, N. Blowing the whistle on health care fraud: Shoud I?. 2006. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Vol. 18, Issue 11, pp. 512-517.
Hannigan, N. (30 April 2005) Achoo Haiku, Medscape MedPulse Weekend Edition, on-line at www.medscapeemail@mp.medscape.com.
Hannigan, N. (8 August 2004). Dancing on Barbed Wire. San Antonio Express News, San Antonio, Texas. \r\n
Hannigan, N. 2004. Nothing Personal. ADVANCE for Nurse Practitioners, Vol. 12, No. 7, p.80.\r\n
Hannigan, N. 2004. Advocare. Reflections on Nursing Leadership, Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing, First Quarter 2004.
Hannigan, N. 2003-present. Health and Happiness Quarterly Column. Ten Four Magazine for Today's Trucker, www.tenfourmagazine.com.
Lopez, A., Hannigan, N., Flores, I. & Rodriguez, S. Urolithiasis in Patients of a Private Clinic in a U.S.-Mexico Border Community; A Descriptive Study. The Journal of Border Health, Vol. VI, January-June 2001, pp. 11-15.
Hannigan, N. (Spring 2000). Michael. La Frontera, Issue 11, Laredo Community College, Laredo, TX.
Honors & Awards
2010 Distinguished Clinical Scholar Award, Columbia University School of Nursing
2009 Charter Diplomate, American Board of Comprehensive Care
2007 Sigma Theta Tau scholarship/Mu Epsilon chapter
2007 Nominated for Employee of the Year, Gouverneur Healthcare Services, New York, NY
2005 Kennedy Fellowship, Columbia University
1998 Nominated for Most Creative Teacher, Mount St. Mary College, Newburgh, NY
1992 University scholarship, Pace University
1976 Commendation, VA Hospital, Canandaigua, NY, Outstanding Performance

2010 Faculty Chair, Sigma Theta Tau
2009-10 Curriculum Committee
2008-present Liaison to Columbia Student Medical Outreach (CoSMO)
2008-10 Committee on Admissions

Professional Memberships
2008-present American Public Health Association
2007-present Nurse Practitioner Association of New York State
2006-present American Nurses Association
2006-present American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
2006-present Association of Applied and Therapeutic Humor
1994-present Sigma Theta Tau Intenational Nursing Honor Society

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