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Ann Minnick, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.

Senior Associate Dean for Research
Julia Eleanor Chenault Professor of Nursing

Email: ann.minnick@vanderbilt.edu
Phone: (615) 343-2998
Fax: (615) 343-5898

Dr. Ann Minnick, the Chenault Professor of Nursing, holds the positions of  Senior Associate Dean-Research, Co-Director of the PhD Program and Director of the Postdoctoral Fellows Program in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. Prior to her arrival at Vanderbilt, Dr. Minnick earned her baccalaureate degree in nursing at Michigan State University, a master’s degree in medical surgical nursing at Loyola University of Chicago and a doctorate at Northwestern University, Evanston. Dr. Minnick has held a variety of academic, service and research positions throughout her career. Her current research concerns are issues related to health service delivery, nursing human resources and patient-centered care. She has led numerous national grants that have influenced nursing and health care and has acted as a consultant to educational and service institutions as well as state and federal agencies. She has completed several international projects supported by professional societies and foreign governments. Recently, she received the SAGE award in recognition of outstanding advisement and mentorship of nurse leaders in academic, clinical and policy roles. Dr. Minnick is the author of more than 90 articles and research reports.

Education & Training
B.S. – Nursing, Michigan State University
M.S.N. – Medical-Surgical Nursing, Loyola University
Ph.D. – Educational Psychology, Northwestern University

Recent Publications

  1. Minnick, A. F., Norman, L. D., Donaghey, B., Fisher, L. W., & McKirgan, I. M. (2010). Leadership in US doctoral nursing research programs. Journal of Nursing Education, 49(2), 504-510.
  2. Needleman, J. & A. F. Minnick (2010). Response to commentary: What conclusions can we draw from recent analyses of anesthesia provider model and patient outcomes? Health Services Research, 45, 1397-1406.
  3. Minnick, A. F., Norman, L. D., Donaghey, B., Fisher, L. W., & McKirgan, I. M. (2010). Defining and describing capacity in US doctoral nursing research programs. Nursing Outlook 58, 36-43.
  4. Minnick, A. (2010). Interviewer or interviewee: Essential skills for the clinical nurse specialist employment interview. In J. Fulton, B. L. Lyon & K. Goudreau (Eds.), Foundations of Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice (pp. 299-310). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company, LLC.
  5. Minnick, A. (2009). Conducting an outcomes assessment. In R. Kleinpell (Ed), Outcomes Assessment in Advanced Practice Nursing. 2nd Ed. New York: Springer.
  6. Minnick, A. F., & Mion, L. C. (2009). Nurse labor data: The collection and interpretation of nurse-to-patient ratios. Journal of Nursing Administration, 39(9), 377-381.
  7. Catrambone, C., Johnson, M. E., Mion, L. C., & Minnick, A. F. (2009). The design of adult acute care units in US hospitals. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 41(2), 79-86.
  8. Needleman, J., & Minnick, A. F. (2009). Anesthesia provider model, hospital resources, and maternal outcomes. Health Services Research, 44(2p1), 464-482.
  9. Minnick, A. F., Catrambone, C. D., Halstead, L., Rothschild, S. K., & Lapidos, S. (2008). A nurse-coach quality improvement intervention: Feasibility and treatment fidelity. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 30(6), 690-703.
  10. Minnick, A. F., Mion, L. C., Johnson, M. E., Catrambone, C., & Leipzig, R. (2008). The who and whys of side rail use. Nursing Management, 39(5), 36-39, 41-44.
  11. Minnick, A. F., & Needleman, J. (2008). Methodological issues in explaining maternal outcomes: Anesthesia provider characterizations and resource variation. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 30 (7), 801-816.
  12. Mion, L. C., Minnick, A. F., Leipzig, R. M., Catrambone, C. D., & Johnson, M. E. (2007). Patient-initiated device removal in intensive care units: A national prevalence study. Critical Care Medicine, 35(12), 2714-2720.
  13. Minnick, A. F., Fogg, L., Mion, L. C., Catrambone, C., & Johnson, M. E. (2007). Resource clusters and variation in physical restraint use. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 39(4), 363-370.
  14. Minnick, A. F., Mion, L. C., Johnson, M. E., & Catrambone, C. (2007). How unit level nursing responsibilities are structured in US hospitals. Journal of Nursing Administration, 37(10), 452-458.

Recent Presentations

  1. Fisher, L.W., Minnick, A., Deitrich, M. (November, 2010). Influence of Organizational and Personal Factors on U.S. Army Nurses’ Intent to Leave the Army. AMSUS Annual Meeting. Phoenix, AZ. Accepted, not presented.
  2. Minnick, A., Norman, L.D., Donaghey, B., Fisher, L.W., McKirgan, I.M. (September, 2010). Nursing State of the Science. Washington, D.C. Paper presentation.
  3. Fisher, L.W., Minnick, A., Deitrich, M. (June, 2010). A Comparison of U.S. Army and Civilian Registered Nurses: Influence of Organizational and Personal Factors on Intent to Leave Their Current Organizations. AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. Boston, MA.
  4. Minnick, A., Donaghey, B., Slagle, J., Weinger, M. (June, 2009). Team Work, Case Difficulty and Non-routine Events in Operating Rooms. AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. Chicago, IL.
  5. Minnick, A. & Needleman, J. (October, 2008). Defining U.S. Anesthesia Models In Labor And Delivery Settings. Nursing State of the Science. Washington, D.C. Poster presentation.
  6. Minnick, A., Mion, L., Leipzig, R., Catrambone, C., Johnson, M.E. (October, 2006). Rates and Contexts of Physical Restraint Use in Acute Care Hospitals. Nursing State of the Science. Washington, D.C. Paper presentation. (Presented by Mion).
  7. Minnick, A. & Needleman, J. (October, 2006). Explaining Variation in Maternal Outcomes: Assessing the Impact of Nurse Anesthetists. Nursing State of the Science, Washington, D.C. Paper presentation.
  8. Mion, L., Minnick, A, Leipzig, R., Catrambone, C., Johnson, M.E. (October, 2006). Therapy Disruptions and Physical Restraints in ICU Settings: Implications for Quality Initiatives. Nursing State of the Science, Washington, D.C. Paper presentation.
  9. Minnick, A. & Needleman, J. (August, 2006). Anesthesia Outcomes in Obstetrics. State of the Science Presentation. American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Meeting. Cleveland, Ohio.
  10. Mion, L., Minnick, A., Catrambone, C., Johnson, M., Leipzig, R. (June, 2006). Therapy Disruption in ICU Settings: Implications for Quality Initiatives. Paper presentation by Mion. Academy Health, Seattle, WA.
  11. Minnick, A. & Needleman, J. (June, 2006). Defining US Anesthesia Models in Labor and Delivery Settings. Poster Presentation. Academy Health, Seattle, WA.
  12. Minnick, A. Needleman, J. (June, 2006). Determinants of Maternal Outcomes. Poster presentation. Academy Health. Seattle, WA.
  13. Minnick, A., Needleman, J. (June, 2006). Determinants of Maternal Outcomes: The Impact of Anesthesia, Nursing and Medical Care. Invited presentation. AcademyHealth Health Workforce Interest Group Meeting. Seattle, WA.

Grants

  1. Ooi, Henry (2010). Veterans Health Administration Health Services Research and Development QUERI program: Developing a Hub and Satellite Heart Failure Provider’s Network. Department of Veterans Affairs, RRP 09-170.
  2. Weinger, M., Slagle, J., Nelson, A., Speroff, T., Shively, M., Mitchell, M., Wallston, K., Minnick, A., Greevy, R., France, D., & Feurer, I (2008-2010). Operating Room Workload and Quality of Care. Department of Veterans Affairs, IAF 06-085.
  3. Minnick, A., Mion, L., Johnson, M., Leipzig, R. & Fogg, L. (2003-7). Physical Restraints and Therapy Disruption in Hospitals. National Institute on Aging, NIH, 1R01AG019715-01.
  4. Minnick, A. & Needleman, J. (2003-6). Anesthesia Providers: What Is Their Impact on Obstetrical Outcomes? American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Foundation.
  5. Rothschild, S., Lindeman, D., Minnick, A. & Glandon, J. (2001-5). Virtual Integrated Practice: A New Approach to Health Care Teams. The John A. Hartford Foundation.

 

   
   
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