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Jane M. Flanagan

Associate Professor


Jane Flanagan, Ph.D., RN, AHN-BC, ANP-BC, FAAN, is an associate professor at the Connell School of Nursing. She also has appointments as a nurse scientist at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Yvonne Munn Center for Nursing Research, as an associate clinical scientist at the Phyllis Cantor Center at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and as a nurse practitioner at Bournewood Hospital.

Dr. Flanagan is the Editor for the International Journal of Nursing Knowledge. She is an appointed Fellow in NANDA-I, the National Academy of Practice and the American Academy of Nursing. She serves as the Chair of the Theory Guided Expert Panel of the American Academy of Nursing, President- elect of the Eastern Nursing Research Society and the Nominations Chair for the Society of Rogerian Scholars. Dr. Flanagan is a certified nurse practitioner and the coordinator of the Nurses Improving Care for Hospitalized Elders (NICHE) program at MGH. 

Dr. Flanagan recent grants support her work including exploring the post hospital disposition of older adults; the efficacy of holistic, complementary interventions for women with breast cancer; and the feasibility and efficacy of implementing a physical activity program for caregivers of older adults.