"As a Hopkins Nurse, I have had many opportunities to collaborate and advocate with global partners for research to end gender inequity, poverty, and violence against women."
Dr. Nancy Glass is a nurse clinician, a researcher, a cross-discipline bridge builder, and an educator. At the School of Nursing, her research and practice expertise in public health, health disparities and intimate partner violence reflect the focus of the Johns School and The Johns Hopkins University on global health threats, particularly in developing countries. Her research work centers on clinical care and intervention in the areas of violence prevention and health disparities. With funding from the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, she is conducting three major studies on intimate partner violence. As an associate director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health - a new program that bridges the international work of the university's schools of nursing, medicine, and public health - and an Ambassador for ResearchAmerica's Paul G. Rogers Society for Global Health Research, Dr. Glass serves as a global health scientist-advocate. She also is a past-president of the Nursing Network on Violence Against Women, International. In ALL her global outreach roles, Dr. Glass works to educate policymakers, thought leaders, the media, and the public about the importance of global health research.
Ending violence against women and girls in US and global settings; intimate partner violence; housing and public policy affecting the health and well-being of women and children; health disparities; social determinants of health; community-based participatory research methods.