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Angela Nannini


Angela Nannini
Angela M. NanniniEmeritus Faculty
  • College
    Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences
  • Department
    Susan and Alan Solomont School of Nursing
  • Phone
    (978) 934-4000
  • Email

Research Interests

Health policy, health equity, population health, womenÍs health across the life span, health-care workforce

Health Policy, Health Equity to eliminate health disparities, Using a life course approach to study family health, Health care of urban populations, WomenÍs health, Measures of maternal health including non-pregnancy-related morbidities such as injuries and mental health and substance abuse, Pre-conception and Interconception care, Health-care workforce

Education

  • Ph D: Health Policy, (1998), Brandeis University - Waltham MA
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Sexual Assault of Women with Disabilities
  • MS: Family Nurse Clinician, (1978), Vanderbilt University - Nashville, TN
  • Other: Intermediate Spanish, (1973), University of Madrid - Madrid Spain
  • BS: Nursing, (1971), Georgetown University - Washington D.C.

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Fellow (2013) - National Academy of Practice, Distinguished Policy Fellow
  • Fellow (2012) - American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Excellence in Nursing Education (2010), Teaching - Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses (MARN)
  • Innovative Teaching Award (2007), Teaching - Massachusetts Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Participation in MA DPH Perinatal Regulation Process (2006)
  • Technology and Teaching Award, (2006), Teaching - Northeastern University
  • ANA Presidential Scholar Award (2004), Scholarship/Research - American Nurses Foundation
  • Distinguished Nurse Practitioner of the Year, (1998), Service, Professional - Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners
  • Certificate of Appreciation (1995) - MA Healthy Start Program
  • Merck Scholars II Dissertation Fellowship (1995), Scholarship/Research - Merck
  • Nursing Honor Society (1978), Service, Professional - Sigma Theta Tau

Selected Publications

  • Zhang, Y., Punnett, L., Nannini, A.M. (2017). Work-Family Conflict, Sleep, and Mental Health of Nursing Assistants Working in Nursing Homes. Workplace Health & Safety, 65(7) 295-303.
  • McCarron, A., Dube, M., Nannini, A.M. (2015). Advance Care Planning Complexities for Nurse Practitioners. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 11(8) 766-773.
  • Grimaldi, D., McEnany, G., Berninger, A., Nannini, A.M., Morgan, B.D., Ameri, D. (2014). Association of psychiatric history, attendance at postoperative support groups, and outcomes following gastric bypass surgery: A pilot study. Bariatric Surgical Practice and Patient Care, 9(3) 106-112.
  • Brewin, D.A., Nannini, A.M. (2014). Women's perspectives on falls and fall prevention during pregnancy. The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 39(5) 300-305 .
  • Brewin, D.A., Nannini, A.M. (2014). Using a life course model to examine racial disparities in low birth weight during adolescence and young adulthood. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, 59(4) 417-427.
  • Gordon, S.J., Melillo, K.D., Nannini, A.M., Lakatos, B. (2013). Bedside coaching to improve nurses' recognition of delirium. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 45(5) 288-293.
  • Poghosyan, L., Nannini, A.M., Finkelstein, S.R., Mason, E., Shaffer, J.A. (2013). Development and psychometric testing of the nurse practitioner primary care organizational climate questionnaire. Nursing Research, 62(5) 325-334.
  • Parker, S.M., Remington, R., Nannini, A.M., Cifuentes, M. (2013). Patient outcomes and satisfaction with care following palliative care consultation. Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing, 15(4) 225.
  • Alberti, T.L., Nannini, A.M. (2013). Patient comprehension of discharge instructions from the emergency department: A literature review. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 25(4) 186-194.
  • Brewin, D.A., Nannini, A.M. (2013). Health reform policy initiatives to promote older women’s health. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 39(3) 16-21.
  • Poghosyan, L., Nannini, A.M., Clarke, S. (2013). Organizational climate in primary care settings: Implications for nurse practitioner practice. Journal of The American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 25(3) 134-140.
  • Barger, M.K., Nannini, A.M., DeJoy, S., Wisner, K., Markenson, G. (2013). Maternal and newborn outcomes following uterine rupture among women without versus those with a prior cesarean. Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, 26(2) 183-187.
  • Poghosyan, L., Nannini, A.M., Smaldone, A., Clarke, S., Nancy C. O'Rourke, ., Rosato, B.G., Berkowitz, B. (2013). Revisiting scope of practice facilitators and barriers for primary care nurse practitioners: A qualitative investigation. Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice, 14(1) 6-15.
  • Zhang, Y., Cohen, B., MacAluso, M., Zhang, Z., Durant, T., Nannini, A. (2012). Probabilistic linkage of assisted reproductive technology information with vital records, Massachusetts 1997-2000. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 16(8) 1703-1708.
  • Barger, M., Nannini, A., Weiss, J., Declercq, E., Stubblefield, P., Werler, M., Ringer, S. (2012). Severe maternal and perinatal outcomes from uterine rupture among women at term with a trial of labor. Journal of Perinatology, 32(11) 837-843.
  • Wisner, K.L., Markenson, G., DeJoy, S., Nannini, A.M., Barger, M.K. (2012). Uterine rupture among women with unscarred uteri: A case-control comparison. JOGNN: Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 41 S132.
  • Zhang, Y., Cohen, B., Macaluso, M., Zhang, Z., Durant, T., Nannini, A.M. (2012). Probabilistic linkage of assisted reproductive technology information with vital records, Massachusetts 1997-2000. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 16(8) 1703-1708.
  • Wiencrot, A., Nannini, A.M., Manning, S.E., Kennelly, J. (2012). Neonatal outcomes and mental illness, substance abuse, and intentional injury during pregnancy. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 16(5) 979-988.
  • Tepper, N.K., Farr, S.L., Cohen, B.B., Nannini, A.M., Zhang, Z., Anderson, J.E., Jamieson, D.J., Macaluso, M. (2012). Singleton preterm birth: Risk factors and association with assisted reproductive technology. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 16(4) 807-813.
  • Nannini, A.M., Lazar, J., Berg, C., Barger, M., Tomashek, K., Cabral, H., Barfield, W., Kotelchuck, M. (2011). Rates of hospital visits for assault during pregnancy and the year postpartum: timing matters. Public Health Reports (Washington, D.C.: 1974), 126(5) 664-668.
  • Barger, M.K., Weiss, J., Nannini, A.M., Werler, M., Heeren, T., Stubblefield, P.G. (2011). Risk factors for uterine rupture among women who attempt a vaginal birth after a previous cesarean: a case-control study. The Journal of reproductive medicine, 56(7-8) 313-320.
  • Mason, T., Wilkinson, G.W., Nannini, A.M., Martin, C.M., Fox, D.J., Hirsch, G. (2011). Winning policy change to promote community health workers: Lessons from Massachusetts in the health reform era. American Journal of Public Health, 101(12) 2211-2216.
  • Nannini, A.M. (2011). The future of gerontological nursing. Journal of gerontological nursing, 37(9) 11-15.
  • Zhang, Z., Macaluso, M., Cohen, B., Schieve, L., Nannini, A.M., Chen, M., Wright, V. (2010). Infertility: Accuracy of assisted reproductive technology information on the Massachusetts birth certificate, 1997–2000. Fertility and sterility, 94 1657-1661.
  • Zhang, Z., Macaluso, M., Cohen, B., Schieve, L., Nannini, A.M., Chen, M., Wright, V. (2010). Accuracy of assisted reproductive technology information on the Massachusetts birth certificate, 1997-2000. Fertility and sterility, 94(5) 1657-1661.
  • Zhang, Z., Macaluso, M., Cohen, B., Schieve, L., Nannini, A.M., Chen, M., Wright, V. (2010). Accuracy of assisted reproductive technology information on the Massachusetts birth certificate, 1997–2000. Fertility & Sterility, 94(5) 1657-1661.
  • Nannini, A.M., Houde, S. (2010). Translating evidence from systematic reviews for policy makers. Journal of gerontological nursing, 36(6) 22-26.
  • Nannini, A.M. (2009). The health policy pathfinder: an innovative strategy to explore interest group politics. The Journal of nursing education, 48(10) 588-591.
  • Howard, E.P., Rickles, N.P., Nannini, A.M., Harvey, R., M., T.O., Kirwin, J., Lowe, S. (2009). Establishing an interdisciplinary geriatric education center. Journal of allied health, 38(4) e125-e130.
  • Nannini, A.M., Lazar, J., Berg, C., Tomashek, K., Cabral, H., Barger, M., Barfield, W., Kotelchuck, M. (2008). Feature: Injury: A Major Cause of Pregnancy-Associated Morbidity in Massachusetts. Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 53 3-10.
  • Nannini, A.M., Lazar, J., Berg, C., Tomashek, K., Cabral, H., Barger, M., Barfield, W., Kotelchuck, M. (2008). Injury: a major cause of pregnancy-associated morbidity in Massachusetts. Journal of midwifery & women’s health, 53(1) 3-10.
  • Boulet, S.L., Schieve, L.A., Nannini, A.M., Ferre, C., Devine, O., Cohen, B., Zhang, Z., Wright, V., Macaluso, M. (2008). Perinatal outcomes of twin births conceived using assisted reproduction technology: a population-based study. Human Reproduction, 23(8) 1941-1941.
  • Boulet, S.L., Schieve, L.A., Nannini, A.M., Ferre, C., Devine, O., Cohen, B., Zhang, Z., Wright, V., Macaluso, M. (2008). Perinatal outcomes of twin births conceived using assisted reproduction technology: a population-based study. Human reproduction (Oxford, England), 23(8) 1941-1948.
  • Nannini, A.M., Lazar, J., Berg, C., Barger, M., Tomashek, K., Cabral, H., Barfield, W., Kotelchuck, M. (2008). Physical injuries reported on hospital visits for assault during the pregnancy-associated period. Nursing research, 57(3) 144-149.
  • Shapiro-Mendoza, C., Tomashek, K.M., Kotelchuck, M., Barfield, W., Nannini, A.M., Weiss, J., Declercq, E. (2008). Effect of late-preterm birth and maternal medical conditions on newborn morbidity risk. Pediatrics, 121(2) e223-e232.
  • Hoffman, D.F., Nannini, A.M. (2008). Planning, surveillance, and reporting for pandemic influenza: a briefing for advanced practice nurses. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 20(1) 11-16.
  • Schieve, L.A., Cohen, B., Nannini, A.M., Ferre, C., Reynolds, M.A., Zhang, Z., Jeng, G., Macaluso, M., Wright, V.C. (2007). A population-based study of maternal and perinatal outcomes associated with assisted reproductive technology in Massachusetts. Maternal and child health journal, 11(6) 517-525.
  • Gissler, M., Deneux-Tharaux, C., Alexander, S., Berg, C.J., Bouvier-Colle, M., Harper, M., Nannini, A.M., Gerard Bréart, ., Buekens, P. (2007). Pregnancy-related deaths in four regions of Europe and the United States in 1999-2000: characterisation of unreported deaths. European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology, 133(2) 179-185.
  • Nannini, A.M. (2006). Article: Sexual assault patterns among women with and without disabilities seeking survivor services. Women’s Health Issues, 16 372-379.
  • Cantini, F., Niccoli, L., Benucci, M., Chindamo, D., Nannini, C., Olivieri, I., Padula, A., Salvarani, C. (2006). Switching from infliximab to once-weekly administration of 50 mg etanercept in resistant or intolerant patients with ankylosing spondylitis: results of a fifty-four-week study. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 55(5) 812-816.
  • Cantini, F., Niccoli, L., Benucci, M., Chindamo, D., Nannini, C., Olivieri, I., Padula, A., Salvarani, C. (2006). Switching from infliximab to once-weekly administration of 50 mg etanercept in resistant or intolerant patients with ankylosing spondylitis: Results of a fifty-four-week study. Arthritis & Rheumatism: Arthritis Care & Research, 55(5) 812.
  • Cantini, F., Niccoli, L., Benucci, M., Chindamo, D., Nannini, C., Olivieri, I., Padula, A., Salvarani, C. (2006). Switching from infliximab to once‐weekly administration of 50 mg etanercept in resistant or intolerant patients with ankylosing spondylitis: Results of a fifty‐four–week study. Arthritis Care and Research, 55(5) 812.
  • Nannini, A.M. (2006). Sexual Assault Patterns Among Women with and Without Disabilities Seeking Survivor Services. Women’s Health Issues, 16(6) 372-379.
  • Stuart-Shor, E., Nannini, A.M., Ostrem, M., Russell, G.E., Mittleman, M.A. (2006). The prevalence of blood pressure and cholesterol monitoring in Boston among non-Hispanic blacks, Hispanics, and non-Hispanic whites. Ethnicity & disease, 16(2) 375-383.
  • Potapova, O., Laird, A.D., Nannini, M.A., Barone, A., Li, G., Moss, K.G., Cherrington, J.M., Mendel, D.B. (2006). Contribution of individual targets to the antitumor efficacy of the multitargeted receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor SU11248. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, 5(5) 1280-1289.
  • Lazar, J., Kotelchuck, M., Nannini, A.M., Barger, M. (2006). Identifying Multiple Gestation Groups Using State-Level Birth and Fetal Death Certificate Data. Maternal and child health journal, 10(3) 225-228.
  • Deneux-Tharaux, C., Berg, C., Bouvier-Colle, M., Gissler, M., Harper, M., Nannini, A.M., Alexander, S., Wildman, K., Breart, G., Buekens, P. (2005). Underreporting of pregnancy-related mortality in the United States and Europe. Obstetrics and gynecology, 106(4) 684-692.
  • Cantini, F., Niccoli, L., Storri, L., Nannini, C., Olivieri, I., Padula, A., Boiardi, L., Salvarani, C. (2004). Are polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis the same disease? Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism, 33(5) 294-301.
  • Cantini, F., Salvarani, C., Niccoli, L., Nannini, C., Boiardi, L., Padula, A., Olivieri, I., Valentino, M., Barozzi, L. (2004). Fat suppression magnetic resonance imaging in shoulders of patients with polymyalgia rheumatica. The Journal of rheumatology, 31(1) 120-124.
  • Weiss, J., Nannini, A.M., Bartlett, L. (2002). Uterine rupture among women with a prior cesarean delivery. The New England journal of medicine, 346(2) 134-137.
  • Nannini, A.M., Weiss, J., Goldstein, R., Fogerty, S. (2002). Pregnancy-associated mortality at the end of the twentieth century: Massachusetts, 1990-1999. Journal of the American Medical Women’s Association (1972), 57(3) 140-143.

Selected Presentations

  • Facilitators and Barriers to Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice in Primary Care Settings. - Northeast Nurse Practitioner Conference, May 2012
  • Prevention of Falls In Pregnancy: Preliminary Findings. - SHE Research Day, April 2012 - Lowell, MA
  • Organizational Climate in Primary Care Settings: Nurse Practitionersê Perspectives. - Eastern Nurses Research Society Research Conference, March 2012 - New Haven, CT
  • Back to the Future: Preparing APRNs for Success in a Post-Masters DNP Program. - Poster presented at AACN Doctoral Conference, January 2012 - Naples, Florida
  • . Disparities for severe pregnancy-related morbidity: Massachusetts 1998-2007. - CDC Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Meeting, December 2011 - New Orleans, LA
  • DNPs Caring for the Underserved after Health Reform. - 4th annual National DNP Conference, September 2011 - New Orleans, LA
  • Using linked data to identify pregnancy-associated morbidities in Massachusetts. - Joint CDC/ACOG meeting on Maternal Mortality, May 2011 - Washington, DC
  • An analysis of testimony for regulations for retail clinics in MA: Implications for teaching NP students about policy. - Annual Meeting of National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty, April 2011 - Albuquerque, NM
  • DNPs caring for the underserved after health reform. - Annual Meeting of National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty., April 2011
  • Twitter 101. - Lunch and Learn to Nursing Department, University of Massachusetts Lowell, April 2011 - Lowell, MA
  • Systematic review: Rates, risks and related outcomes for falls in pregnancy. - SHE Research Day, April 2011 - Lowell, MA
  • Organizational culture and climate in primary care settings: Nurse practitioners' perspectives. - Eastern Nurses Research Society Annual Meeting, March 2011 - Philadelphia, PA
  • DNPs caring for the underserved after health reform. - Annual research day, University of Massachusetts Lowell, October 2010 - Lowell, MA
  • Themes and impact of stakeholder testimony on proposed regulations for retail clinics in MA. - Annual research day, University of Massachusetts Lowell., October 2010 - Lowell, MA
  • Themes and impact of stakeholder testimony on proposed regulations for retail clinics in MA. - IRGNI Interest Group, Academy Health Annual Meeting., June 2010
  • Advocacy beyond the bedside: Nurses influencing the political process in MA. - MARN Health Policy Forum, February 2010 - State House, Boston MA
  • Health and health care access of unemployed during a recession: An investigation in a state with health reform. - 137th APHA annual meeting, November 2009
  • A population-based study of perinatal and early childhood outcomes of women with mental health and substance abuse disorders. - 21st Eastern Nurses Research Society Annual Scientific Sessions, March 2009 - Boston, MA
  • A predictive model to improve state surveillance of uterine rupture rates using hospital discharge data and birth/fetal death certificates. - Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Meeting, December 2008 - Atlanta, GA
  • Disparities in Pregnancy Associated Mortality: Massachusetts 1999-2005. - Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Meeting, December 2008 - Atlanta, GA
  • The effects of prenatal mental illness, substance abuse and intentional injury on neonatal outcomes. - Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Meeting, December 2008 - Atlanta, GA
  • Patterns and timing of pregnancy associated injuries to inform MCH practice. - Underserved Northeastern University Conference, December 2008 - Boston, MA
  • Think global act local: The importance of international educational experiences for nursing. - Conference for the Underserved, November 2008 - Northeastern University, Boston, MA
  • Research on pregnancy-associated injuries and using large administrative databases., November 2008 - Boston, MA
  • Teaching global health in Spain. - Gamma Epsilon Annual Meeting, October 2008 - Northeastern University, Boston, MA
  • Identifying pregnant and postpartum women with mental health and substance abuse disorders using linked hospital visit data. - the136th Annual Meeting American Public Health Association, October 2008 - San Diego, CA
  • Risk factors for severe outcomes among women with a trial of labor. - International Confederation of Midwives 28th Triennial Congress, June 2008 - Glasgow, Scotland
  • Maternal mortality and morbidity in Massachusetts: An update. - Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds, Baystate Medical Center, March 2008 - Springfield, MA
  • Pregnancy-associated injuries in Massachusetts: Rates, timing and health disparities. - School of Nursing Brown Bag Lunch, Northeastern University, January 2008 - Boston, MA
  • Maternal deaths due to mid-trimester chorioamnionitis: Massachusetts, 1998-2004. - 13th Annual MCH EPI Meeting, December 2007 - Atlanta, GA
  • Patterns and timing of pregnancy associated injuries to inform practice. - Research & Scholarship Expo, Northeastern University, March 2007 - Boston, MA
  • Characteristics of mothers using assisted reproductive technology or fertility assistance in Massachusetts. - 12th Annual MCH EPI Meeting, December 2006 - Atlanta, GA
  • Patterns and timing of pregnancy associated injuries to inform MCH practice. - 12th Annual MCH EPI Meeting, December 2006 - Atlanta, GA
  • Evaluation of assisted reproductive technology reporting on the Massachusetts birth certificates. - the12th Annual MCH EPI Meeting, December 2006 - Atlanta, GA
  • Maternal mortality and morbidity analyses to inform maternal child health public health nursing practice., November 2006 - Tokyo, Japan
  • What ICD-10 coding misses? Pregnancy-related deaths in four regions of Europe and the United States in 1999-2000. - the134th Annual Meeting American Public Health Association, November 2006 - Boston, MA
  • Patterns and timing of pregnancy associated injuries to inform MCH practice. - Division of Injury Prevention, MA Department of Public Health, October 2006 - Boston, MA
  • Pregnancy associated injuries in Massachusetts. - Division of Injury Prevention, MA Department of Public Health, May 2006 - Boston, MA
  • Using blackboard to enhance teaching: An endless renovation project. - Teaching with Technology: Blackboard and Beyond, Northeastern University, May 2006 - Boston, MA
  • Examining pregnancy-associated injuries to inform prevention strategies. - Eastern Nursing Research Society 18th Annual Scientific Sessions, April 2006 - Cherry Hill, NJ
  • Assessment of pregnancy-associated deaths from substance abuse using linked data: Massachusetts, 1999-2002. - 11th Annual MCH EPI Meeting, December 2005 - Miami, FL
  • Disparities in pregnancy-associated injury morbidity related to race and ethnicity, age and health insurance. - 11th Annual MCH EPI Meeting, December 2005 - Miami, FL
  • Early Discharge of Near-Term Infants and Risk for Neonatal Morbidity. - 11th Annual MCH EPI Meeting, December 2005 - Miami, FL
  • Early discharge of near-term infants and risk for neonatal morbidity? - NICHD workshop, July 2005 - Bethesda, Maryland
  • Measuring change in obstetrical supply at the hospital level: MA 2002-2004. - Academy Health 2005 Annual Research Meeting, June 2005 - Boston, MA
  • Early discharge of near-term infants and risk of neonatal morbidity. - SPER Annual Meetings, June 2005 - Toronto, CA
  • The Pregnancy to Early Life Longitudinal (PELL) data system: A joint project of MDPH, BUSPH, and the CDC., February 2005 - Boston, MA
  • Measuring changes in obstetrical provider availability in Massachusetts hospitals 2002-2004. - 10 th Annual Maternal, Infant, and Child Health Epidemiology Conference, December 2004 - Atlanta, GA
  • Two methods to measure inter-pregnancy intervals using linked data for MCH Surveillance. - 10 th Annual Maternal, Infant, and Child Health Epidemiology Conference, December 2004 - Atlanta, GA
  • Two methods to measure inter-pregnancy intervals using linked data for MCH surveillance. - 132nd Annual Meeting American Public Health Association, November 2004 - Washington, DC
  • The pregnancy to early life longitudinal linkage project., November 2004 - Boston, MA
  • Use of inter-pregnancy interval data to improve family planning programs., November 2004 - Boston, MA
  • How to use inter-pregnancy interval data for family planning program planning., October 2004 - Boston, MA
  • - International Maternal Mortality Study Group, September 2004 - Paris, France
  • Improving estimates of vaginal delivery after cesarean using linked birth and fetal death certificates and hospital discharge data. - 17 th annual meeting for the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, June 2004 - Salt Lake City, Utah
  • The economic inpatient burden of multiple gestation families: A population-based study in Massachusetts. - Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, June 2004 - San Diego, CA
  • Sexual assault of women with disabilities: When do group-based differences matter? - Eastern Nurses Research Society Annual Meeting, April 2004 - Quincy, MA
  • Beyond medical reviews for pregnancy-associated mortality. - Association of Maternal Child Health Programs, March 2004 - Washington, DC
  • Linking data through a public-private partnership. - 9th Annual Maternal, Infant, and Child Health Epidemiology Conference, December 2003 - Tempe, Arizona
  • Identifying multiple gestation groups using state level birth and fetal death and certificates. - 131 st American Public Health Association, November 2003 - San Francisco, CA
  • Survival patterns for twin gestations after a single fetal demise. - 131 st American Public Health Association, November 2003 - San Francisco, CA
  • Combining qualitative and quantitative approaches to investigate access to care among immigrant childbearing women. - 131st Annual Meeting American Public Health Association, November 2003 - San Francisco, CA
  • Elder sexual abuse: Crossing the quality chasm without a map. - Improving Medical Services for Survivors of Sexual Assault, September 2002 - Waltham, MA
  • Pregnancy-associated homicide in Massachusetts., July 2002 - Boston, MA
  • Why and how mothers die in Massachusetts. - Partners in Perinatal Health, May 2002 - Worcester, MA
  • Perinatal outcomes associated with uterine rupture. - Maternal, Infant, and Child Health Epidemiology Workshop, December 2001 - Clearwater, Florida
  • Risk factors associated with severe rupture in women with a previous cesarean section. - American Public Health Association Meeting, October 2001 - Atlanta, GA
  • Risk factors for pregnancy-associated mortality in Massachusetts, 1990-1999. - American Public Health Association Meeting, October 2001 - Atlanta, GA
  • Maternal mortality: Periods of risk and opportunities for prevention. - 5th Annual Public Health Nursing Conference: Public Health Nursing, Local Leaders, May 2001 - Worcester, MA
  • Implementing –Heart and Sole", a biopsychosocial approach to cardiac risk factor reduction in an urban minority community. - 128th Annual Meeting APHA, November 2000 - Boston, MA
  • Maternal and infant outcomes associated with uterine rupture. - 128th Annual Meeting of APHA, November 2000 - Boston, MA
  • Maternal mortality in Massachusetts: Differences by race, age and poverty. - 128th Annual Meeting of APHA, November 2000 - Boston, MA
  • Factors related to uterine rupture in Massachusetts, 1990-1998. - FIGO Annual Meeting, August 2000 - Washington, DC
  • Population-based uterine rupture ratios, Massachusetts 1990-1998. - SPER Annual Meeting, June 2000 - Seattle, WA
  • Enhanced maternal mortality surveillance in Massachusetts. - Maternal, Infant, and Child Health Epidemiology Workshop, December 1999 - Atlanta, GA
  • Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of cases of uterine rupture. - Maternal, Infant, and Child Health Epidemiology Workshop, December 1999 - Atlanta, GA
  • Uterine ruptures in women attempting vaginal birth after cesarean section (VBAC): Surveillance issues and classification of clinical severity. - 12th annual meeting for the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, June 1999 - Baltimore, MD
  • Trends in uterine ruptures among women with previous cesarean section. - 48th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference, April 1999 - Atlanta, GA
  • The development of a collaborative model to evaluate a statewide sexual assault nurse examiner program. - Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International, April 1997 - Charleston, W. VA
  • A delicate balance: Meeting the needs of sexual assault clients and quality data reporting. - 124th annual meeting of APHA, November 1996 - New York, NY
  • Characteristics, contributions and perceptions of barriers to practice of certified nurse midwives, nurse practitioners and physician assistants in MA. - 124th annual meeting of APHA, November 1996 - New York, NY
  • Implementing a statewide a sexual assault nurse examiner program (SANE). - 124th annual meeting of APHA, November 1996 - New York, NY
  • Predictors of post partum relapse among culturally diverse low-income women. - 4 th Annual Primary Health Care for the Underserved Conference, March 1996 - Boston, MA
  • Predictors of continued smoking during pregnancy among culturally diverse low-income women. - 123rd annual meeting of APHA, October 1995 - San Diego, CA
  • Reaching pregnant adolescents in a high risk population. - 118th annual meeting of APHA, 1990 - New York, NY
  • Low hematocrit in a high-risk prenatal population. - 117th Annual meeting of American Public Health Association (APHA), 1989 - Chicago, IL

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Validation of the Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Organizational Climate Questionnaire (), Grant - Health Research and Quality
    Nannini, A.M. (Co-Investigator)
  • Advanced Nursing Education Grant, UMass Lowell DNP (2010), Grant - U.S. Bureau of Health Professions, Division of Nursing, Health Resources and Services Administration
    Melillo, K.D. (Co-Investigator), Houde, S. (Principal), Nannini, A.M. (Co-Principal)
  • DNPs Caring for the Underserved in Massachusetts (2010), Grant - U.S. DHHS, HRSA, Bureau of Health Professions, Division of Nursing, Advanced Nursing Education
    Melillo, K.D. (Co-Investigator), Houde, S. (Principal), Nannini, A.M. (Principal)
  • Development and Validation of Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Organizational Clim (2011), Contract - NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
    Nannini, A.M. (Principal)
  • DNPs Caring for the Underserved after MA Health Care Reform (2010), Grant - DHHS Health Resources Services Administration
    Nannini, A.M. (Co-Principal)
  • Preventing falls in pregnancy: A mixed methods study (2011), Grant - University of Massachusetts Lowell
    Nannini, A.M. (Principal)
  • ARRA - Equipment to Enhance Health Assessment Skills of APNs (2010), Grant -
    Nannini, A.M. (Principal)
  • Equipment grant for Advanced Education in Nursing program. (2010), Grant - DHHS Health Resources Services Administration
    Nannini, A.M. (Principal)
  • Organizational Culture and Climate in Primary Care Settings: Nurse Practitioners' Perspectives (2010), Grant - American Nurse Foundation
    Nannini, A.M. (Supporting)
  • Racial, ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in emergency department use by women during pregnancy and postpartum: Does health care reform matter (2008), Grant - Bouv Proposal Development grant for Research
    Nannini, A.M. (Principal)
  • Developing an interdisciplinary geriatric education resource center (2007), Grant - University of Massachusetts Lowell
    Nannini, A.M. (Principal)
  • Massachusetts maternal and infant mental health research grant (2007), Grant - MA Department of Public Health with HRSA funding
  • Pregnancy associated injuries (2006), Grant - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Nannini, A.M. (Principal)
  • Interdisciplinary geriatric education center subcontractor with Upper New England Geriatric (2005), Grant - Center Harvard Medical School
    Nannini, A.M. (Co-Principal)
  • Assessing disparities and timing of pregnancy-associated injury morbidities to inform injury prevention strategies for women (2004), Grant - American Nurses Foundation Grant.
    Nannini, A.M. (Principal)
  • Pregnancy to early life longitudinal linkage project. (2004), Grant - CDC
    Nannini, A.M. (Co-Principal)
  • Assessing the prevalence of pregnancy-associated injury morbidity and related health disparities in Massachusetts (2004), Grant - University of Massachusetts Lowell
    Nannini, A.M. (Principal)