Mary Hansen
Position Chair and program director - Master of Public Health
Associate professor - Global health


Durbin, Hansen, Sinkowitz-Cochran, Cardo. Patient safety perceptions: A survey of Iowa physicians, pharmacists, and nurses, Am J Infect Control, 2006

Hansen, Durbin, Cochran, Vaughn, Langowski, Gleason. Do No Harm: Iowa Provider Perceptions of Patient Safety, JONA , 2003

Cooper, Frank, Gouty &Hansen. Key Ethical Issues Encountered in Healthcare Organizations, JONA., 2002

Cooper, G. Frank, C. Gouty and M. Hansen. Ethical Helps and Challenges Faced By Nurse Leaders In the Healthcare Industry" Proceedings of the Seventh Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, September 21-23, 2000, New York, New York, pages 319-329., 2000

Awards and honors

2007 - Title V Friends of Iowa’s Children Award

2007 - Iowa Osteopathic Medical Society Professional Award

2007 - Iowa Medical Society Community Contribution Award

2006 - Iowa State University College of Human Sciences Alumni Achievement Award

2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995 - Presidential Appointment President Clinton’s Advisory Committee on the Arts

2000 - Iowa Nurses Association Theresa Christy Award

1999 - Millennium Whos Who

1997, 1994, 1992, 1989 - Marshall, Drake University Graduation Ceremonies

1997 - Iowa Nurses Association - District 7 Nurse of the Year Award

1997 - Outstanding People of the 20th Century

1996 - Whos Who in Medicine and Health Care

1996 - World Whos Who of Women

1995 - Whos Who in American Nursing

1994 - Commencement Speaker for Iowa Methodist School of Nursing

1993 - Excellence in Research Award Iowa State University

1992 - Commencement Speaker for Allen Memorial Hospital School of Nursing

1992 - Present Member, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

1992 - Present Member, Phi Delta Kappa Education Honorary Society

1988 - Present Member, Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society