Mary Regan, PhD, RN

Associate Professor, OSAH
Address: 475B
Phone Number: 410-706-1175
regan@son.umaryland.edu

Education

  • National Library of Medicine, Post-doctoral Fellowship in Health Informatics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2006
  • PhD, Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2005
  • MS, Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2002
  • BScN, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1998
  • SCM, Midwifery, West Middlesex University Hospital, London, UK, 1981
  • RN, Nursing, Royal Masonic Hospital, London, UK, 1979

Research

  • Regan, M. (PI). Influence of Modifiable Factors on the Vaginal Microbiota and Preterm Birth (1R01NR014826-01). NINR, 09/01/2013 - 08/31/2018.
  • Regan, M. (PI). A Study of the Factors influencing Women’s Decisions about Childbirth The goal of this study is to examine the factors that influence women’s decisions for birth (R21HD059074-01A1). NICHD, 09/14/09-08/31/12.
  • Regan, M. (PI). Simulating perinatal nursing. MN State Colleges & University IT Funding Initiative. 2008-2009.
  • Regan, M. (PI). Development of an Elaborated Coding System to Score Intrapartum Nurses Conceptions of Risk.  Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrical & Neonatal Nurses. 2008-2009.
  • Regan, M. (PI). Development of an Elaborated Coding System to Score Intrapartum Nurses Conceptions of Risk. Sigma Theta Tau. 2008-2009.
  • Regan, M. (PI). Development of theory based high fidelity simulation to teach senior nursing students the application of family centered care. MN State Colleges & University. 2007-2008.
  • Regan, M. (PI). Beating the curve: Development of interactive modules to teach nursing students quantitative data analysis. Social Sciences & Humanities Research, Council of Canada Institutional. 2005-2006.

Research Interests

  • Childbirth outcomes, vaginal microbiota, and nutrition during pregnancy

Publications

  • Regan, M., McElroy, K., Friedmann, E., & Johantgen, M. (2014). Place, Provider and Timing: Factors Influencing the Overuse of Cesarean Section? 4(10), 147-154. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice
  • Paris, L. G., Seitz, M., McElroy, K. G., & Regan, M. (2014). A Randomized Controlled Trial to Improve Outcomes Utilizing Various Warming Techniques during Cesarean Birth. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 43(6), 719-728.
  • Regan, M., & McElroy, K. (2013). Women's perceptions of childbirth risk and place of birth. Journal of Clinical Ethics, 24(3), 239-252.
  • Regan, M., McElroy, K. G., & Moore, K. (2013). Choice? Factors That Influence Women's Decision Making for Childbirth. Journal of Perinatal Education, 22(3), 171-180.
  • Regan, M., & Pietrobon, R. (2010). A conceptual framework for scientific writing in nursing. J Nurs Educ, 49(8), 437-443.
  • Eggenberger, S. K., & Regan, M. (2010). Expanding simulation to teach family nursing. J Nurs Educ, 49(10), 550-558.
  • Regan, M., & Liaschenko, J. (2008). In the margins of the mind: development of a projective research methodology for the study of nursing practice. Res Theory Nurs Pract, 22(1), 10-23.
  • Regan, M., & Liaschenko, J. (2007). In the mind of the beholder: hypothesized effect of intrapartum nurses' cognitive frames of childbirth cesarean section rates. Qual Health Res, 17(5), 612-624.

Primary Teaching Areas

  • Research Methods
  • Informatics

Honors

  • 2008: Excellence Award for external grant submissions, MN State University, MN
  • 2008: March of Dimes Saving Babies Together Award, AWHONN, DC
  • 2009: New Nursing Faculty Fellowship, Maryland Higher Education Commission, MD

Academic & Professional Activities

  • 2011-Present: Research Board, Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
  • 2006-Present: Member, American Medical Informatics Association
  • 2001-Present: Member, Sigma Theta Tau
  • 1999-Present: Member, Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses