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Shawna Mudd, DNP, MS, RN

Associate Professor
Shawna Mudd
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Specialties and Expertise

  • Acute/Critical Care
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Care
  • Pain/Symptom Management
  • Pediatrics


Shawna Mudd has dedicated her career to the health of children in both acute and primary care settings. She began her career at Hopkins as a pediatric intensive care nurse and has been a pediatric nurse practitioner for more than 10 years in the Pediatric Emergency Department at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Mudd’s unique expertise stems from years as a child abuse consultant and provider of specialized primary care to children of mothers in substance abuse treatment programs, which translates into valuable insight for her undergraduate and graduate courses. Her most recent work focuses on improving pain management and pain-related outcomes for children experiencing both acute and chronic pain. She is also studying interventions to improve outpatient outcomes for children presenting to the emergency department with acute asthma exacerbations.

Additional Resources

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  • Videos


  • Publications/Research

    Butz, A.M., Bellin, M.H., Bollinger, M.E., Kub, J., Mudd, S.S., Land, C.L., Ogborn, C.J., Thompson, R.E. & Tsoukleris, M. (2016). “Salivary cotinine measurement for all children with persistent asthma: spit matters.” Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, 116(5), 463-5.

    Butz, A.M., Ogborn, J., Mudd, S., Ballreich, J., Tsoukleris, M., Land, C.L, Bollinger, M.E. (2015). “Factors associated with high short acting B2 agonist (SABA) use in urban children with asthma.” Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. S1081-1206 (15).

    Schram, A.P. & Mudd, S.S. (2015). “Implementing standardized patients within simulation in a nurse practitioner program.” Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 11(4), 208-213.

    Mudd, S. S., Leu, K., Sloand, E., & Ngo, T. N. (2015). “Pediatric asthma and the use of metered dose inhalers with valve holding chambers: Barriers to the implementation of evidence based practice.” Journal of Emergency Nursing, 41(1), 13-18.

  • Awards/Honors

    2019 Outstanding Advanced Practice Clinical Awards from the Maryland Nurses Association

    2016 Miller-Coulson Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Clinical Excellence Award, awarded by the Miller-Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence, Excellence in Patient Care Symposium, The Johns Hopkins Hospital

    2015 Outstanding Nurse Educator, awarded by the Maryland Nurses Association

    2014 Teaching Innovation Award, “The Flipped Classroom”; Office of Teaching Excellence, Johns
    Hopkins School of Nursing

    2013 Excellence in Teaching Award, student nominated award presented by the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association, May 2013