Nancy Bolan, PhD, MPH, FNP, CNM

  • Assistant Professor
    Partnerships, Professional Education, and Practice
  • Director, Office of Global Health
    Partnerships, Professional Education, and Practice
Location:
Room 480A, School of Nursing Building
Phone:
410-706-0403
Office Hours:
W 10 - 11 and by appointment
Email:
nbolan@umaryland.edu

Education

  • PhD, Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, 2018
  • MS, Family Nurse Practitioner, Columbia University , 2005
  • MPH, Population & Community Health, Columbia University, 2005
  • BS, Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, 1990
  • BS, Biology, Georgetown University, 1987

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

  • Date:
    2020 - 2022
    Title:
    mLearning in Morocco: Feasibility and Pilot Cluster Randomized Trial with the Safe Delivery App
    Sponsoring Organization:
    University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) President’s Global Impact Fund (PGIF)
    Role:
    Principal

Research Interests

  • Digital health - eHealth - mHealth - eLearning - mLearning
    RMNCH - Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health
    Human Resources for Health
    Continuing Education

Research Activity

  • Duration:
    2020 - Current
    Title:
    mLearning in Morocco: Feasibility and Pilot Cluster Randomized Trial with the Safe Delivery App
    Description:
    Planning is being carried out in conjunction with partners: National School of Public Health Morocco and Maternity Foundation in Copenhagen, Denmark.

    Status:
    Planning

Publications

  • Bolan, N. & Ogbolu, Y. (2020, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 6). Changing the Narrative for Nursing Globally.. Annals of global health, 86 (1), 37. New York, US: Elsevier. doi:10.5334/aogh.2807
  • Bolan, N., Sthreshley, L., Ngoy, B., Ledy, F., Ntayingi, M., Makasy, D., et al (2018, December 27). mLearning in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: A Mixed-Methods Feasibility and Pilot Cluster Randomized Trial Using the Safe Delivery App.. Global health, science and practice, 6 (4), 693-710. doi:10.9745/GHSP-D-18-00275
  • Bolan, N., Newman, S. D. & Nemeth, L. S. (2018). Technology-Based Newborn Health Learning Initiatives for Facility-Based Nurses and Midwives in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Scoping Review. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CHILDBIRTH, 8 (4), 252-268. doi:10.1891/2156-5287.8.4.252
  • Bolan, N. (2016, March). The UN Commission on Life Saving Commodities 3 years on: Global progress update and results of a multi-country assessment. The Lancet Global Health, 4 (4), e276-e286. Elsevier. doi:10.1016/S2214-109X(16)00046-2
  • Bolan, N. (1994). The bad old days are still here: abortion mortality in developing countries..
  • Bolan, N. (1992, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 1). Handwashing practices and resistance and density of bacterial hand flora on two pediatric units in Lima, Peru. American Journal of Infection Control, 20 (2), 65-72. Elsevier. doi:10.1016/S0196-6553(05)80003-3

See a full list of published work.

Presentations

  • Year:
    2020
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Unite for Sight 17th Annual Conference
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Unite for Sight
    Location:
    New Haven CT United States
  • Year:
    2019
    Title:
    Substandard delivery and newborn care as a major cause of mortality in health facilities.
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    CUGH 2019
    Sponsoring Organization:
    CUGH
    Location:
    Chicago IL United States

Areas of Specialization

  • Global Health

Primary Teaching Areas

  • Global Health

Academic and Professional Activities

Professional

  • Date:
    2020 - Current
    Organization:
    CUGH Competency Sub-Committee
    Role:
    Committee Member

Public

  • Date:
    2005 - Current
    Organization:
    StandProud US
    Role:
    Board Member