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Mona Shattell, PhD, MSN, RN

Associate Dean for Faculty Development
Mona Shattell
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Specialties and Expertise

  • Community
  • Community / Public Health
  • Disparities
  • Health Policy
  • Mental Health
  • PTSD
  • Public Health
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Statistics/Qualitative Research
  • Violence
  • Workplace Health


Mona Shattell supports the advancement and retention of faculty while furthering an environment of diversity, inclusion, and mentorship among the school’s teachers and academic leaders. An internationally recognized expert on inpatient mental health nursing, Dr. Shattell conducts research on patient-provider relationships, various environments of care, and underserved and vulnerable populations such as long-haul truckers. She holds a joint appointment in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering. She is an active social media user, content developer, and public thought leader. She has published op-eds in the New York Times and The Atlantic, among others. She is editor of the Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services and the author of more than 150 journal articles and book chapters.

Additional Resources

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  • Publications/Research

    Houston-Kolnik, J., Soibatian, C., & Shattell, M. (2020). Advocates’ experiences with media and the impact of media on human trafficking advocacy. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 35(5/6), 1108-1132.

    Bruce, D., Foster, E., & Shattell, M. (2019). Perceived efficacy of medical cannabis in the treatment of co-occurring health-related quality of life symptoms. Behavioral Medicine. DOI: 10.1080/08964289.2019.1683712

    Jones, N., O’Neill, S., Helm, S., & Shattell, M., (2018). Psychosis in public mental health: Clinician and service user perspectives on clinical relationships, engagement and barriers to the improvement of services. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.

    Delaney, K., Shattell, M., & Johnson, M. (2017). Capturing the interpersonal process of psychiatric nurses: A model for engagement. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 31, 634-640.

    Balay, A., & Shattell, M. (2016, March 9). Long-haul sweatshops. New York Times.
  • Awards/Honors

    2020 Jeanette Chamberlain Psychiatric Leadership Award, International Society of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses

    2020 Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame, Sigma Theta Tau International

    2019 Outstanding Dissemination of Health Information Award, Maryland Nurses Association, Baltimore, MD

    2019 New Nursing Faculty Fellowship, Nurse Support Program II, Maryland Higher Education Commission, Baltimore, MD

    2016 Fellow, Institute of Medicine Chicago, Chicago, IL

    2013 Fellow, American Academy of Nursing, Washington, DC