Kelly Flannery, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor, FCH
Address: 645D
Phone Number: 410-706-5470


  • PhD, University of Maryland at Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, 2011
  • MS, Community/Public Health, University of Maryland at Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, 2008
  • BSN, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2005
  • AA, Nursing, Community College Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003


Areas of interest:

  • Worksite health promotion
  • Exercise and nutrition interventions for cardiovascular health
  • Health disparities 

Recent Publications: 

  • Flannery, K., Resnick, B., Galik, B., Lipscomb, J. (2011).  Physical Activity and Diet Focused Worksite Health Promotion with Direct Care Workers.  J Nurs Adm., 41(6), 245-7. 
  • Sorensen, G., Landsbergis, P., Hammer, L., Amick,B., Linnan, L., Yancey, A., Welch, L., Goetzel, R., Flannery, K., Pratt, C & the Workshop Working Group on Worksite Chronic Disease Prevention (2011).  Preventing Chronic Disease At the Workplace: A Workshop Report and Recommendations. American Journal of Health Promotion.  101 (Suppl 1), 196-207.
  • Lipscomb, J., London, M., Chen, Y.M., Flannery, K., Watt, M., Geiger Brown, J.,  Johnson, J.V., McPhaul, K., (2012).  Workplace Violence Prevention in State-Run Residential Addiction Treatment Centers.  Work: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation.  42(1), 47-56.
  • Flannery, K. Resnick, B, Galik, E., Lipscomb, J., McPhaul, K., Shaughnessy, M. (2012).  The worksite heart health improvement project (WHHIP): Testing the feasibility and efficacy.  Public Health Nursing. 25 (5), 455-466.
  • Flannery, K. Resnick, B, Galik, E., Lipscomb, J., McPhaul, K., (2012). Assessment of reliability and validity of the Job Attitude Scale.  Geriatric Nursing. 33(6), 465-472.
  • Flannery, K. Resnick, B, McMullen, T. (2012).  The impact of the worksite heart health improvement project (WHHIP) on workability.  Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 54 (11), 1406-12.
  • Flannery, K., Resnick, B (2014).  Nursing assistants’ response to participation in the pilot Worksite Heart Health Improvement Project (WHHIP): A qualitative study.  Journal of Community Health Nursing.  Volume 31 (1), 49-60.
  • Flannery, K. Burket, T.L., Resnick, B (2014).  Exercise habits of licensed nurses and nursing assistants: are they meeting national guidelines? Geriatric Nursing. 35 (2 Suppl), S17-20.
  • Flannery, K., Resnick, B., Akpadiaha, I., McMullen, T. (2014). The cardiovascular health status of minority female nursing assistants working in long-term care: a pilot study.  Heart and Lung. 43(3), 177-82.

Primary Teaching Areas: 

  • Community/Public Health didactic
  • Community/Public Health clinical
  • Research

Academic & Professional Activities: 

  • 2012-Present: Faculty practice at Paul’s Place, Inc. as the Director of Health and Wellness