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Ph.D., Rush University
NURS 6751: Advanced Concepts in Labor Support
NURS 6752: Nurse-Midwifery Care of Women During Labor and Birth
NURS 6753: Advanced Practicum in Nurse-Midwifery
NURS 6700: Maternity Nursing and Women's Health Theory
NURS 8008: State of the Science
Dr. Hanson's program of research is on probiotic interventions to reduce antenatal Group B Streptococcus colonization during pregnancy. She also seeks to study how probiotics and prebiotics modify the maternal and infant microbiomes. This work has led her to instrument development for gastrointestinal symptom assessment. She has expertise in clinical trials (double-blind placebo-controlled RCT and quasi-experiment) and working with the Food and Drug Administration for Investigation of New Drug Applications. Her program of research involves corporate engagement and collaboration with clinical partners and she is currently funded by NIH/NICHD R21HD095320; Clinicaltrials.gov NCT03696953.
American College of Nurse-Midwives
American College of Nurse-Midwives WI Affiliate
American Nurses Association
Association of Women’s Health Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing
Midwest Nursing Research Society
Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Gamma
Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care
Nurse-Midwifery (Associate Program Director)
Link to Marquette University E-Publications - Hanson
Robinson, K, Fiall, A., Hanson, L. (2019). Racism, Bias, and Discrimination as Modifiable Barriers to Breastfeeding for African American Women: A Scoping Review of the Literature. Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 64(6), 1-9.
Dunn, A., Hanson, L., VandeVusse, L., Leslie, S. (2019). Through the Microbial Looking Glass: Premature labor, Pre-eclampsia, and Gestational Diabetes: A Scoping Review. Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing, 3(3): 35–5.
Mu, Qiyan, Hanson, L., Hoelzle, J., Fehring, R. (2019). The Relationship Between Young Women’s Self-Perceived Fertility Knowledge, Actual Fertility Knowledge, and Fertility Health Risks. Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing, 48(2), 153-162.
Robinson, K., Garnier-Villarreal, M., Hanson, L. (2018). The Effect of CenteringPregnancy on Breastfeeding Initiation Amoung African American Women: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing, 32(2):116-126.
Hanson, L., VandeVusse, L., Abad, S., Safdar, N. (2016). Probiotics for Treatment and Prevention of Urogenital Infections in Women: A Systematic Review. Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 61:339–355.
Aschenbrenner, A., Hanson, L., Johnson, T. (2016). Nurses' Own Birth Experiences Influence Labor Support Attitudes and Behaviors. Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology and Neonatal Nursing, 45(4):491-501.
Selected Book Chapters
Gordon, W., Myers, S., Tully, G., Hanson, L. (2017). Assessing labor progress: Fetal monitoring (Chapter 3). In P. Simkin, L. Hanson & R. Ancheta (Eds.), The labor progress handbook: Early interventions to prevent and treat dystocia. (4th ed.) Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
Simkin, P. Ancheta. R., & Hanson, L. (2017). Prolonged Active Phase of Labor (Chapter 5). In P. Simkin, & R. Ancheta (Eds.), The labor progress handbook: Early interventions to prevent and treat dystocia (4th ed.) Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
Simkin, P. Hanson, L., & Ancheta. R. (2017). Prevention and Treatment of Prolonged Second Stage
of Labor (Chapter 6). In P. Simkin, & R. Ancheta (Eds.), The labor progress handbook: Early interventions to prevent and treat dystocia (4th ed.) Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
Hanson, L., & Simkin, P. (2017). Optimal newborn transition and third and fourth stage labor management (Chapter 7). In P. Simkin, & R. Ancheta (Eds.), The labor progress handbook: Early interventions to prevent and treat dystocia (4th ed.) Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
2018 Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
2018 ACNM Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award
2017 ACNM Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award
2015 The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) JOGNN Award for Best Paper. "Feasibility of Oral Prenatal Probiotics against Maternal Group B Streptococcus Vaginal and Rectal Colonization" AWHONN national Convention in Long Beach, California.
2015 ACNM Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award
2014 Marquette University Center for Teaching and Learning, Fellow
2013 ACNM Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award
2021 and 2020 Hospital waterbirth: A pilot randomized control study. Aurora UW Funded Milwaukee Clinical Faculty Research Pilot Projects Committee. (Co-Investigator, PI- E. Malloy.) January 1, 2020 through December 31,2020.
2018 Principal Investigator 1R21HD095320-01 “The Efficacy of Probiotics to Reduce Antepartum Group B Streptococcus Colonization”. NIH/NICHD Funded Project Period: 07/20/2018 –06/30/2020.