Margaret Hansen

Margaret Mary Hansen, Ed.D. MSN, RN


Faculty Emeritus

(415) 422-2017 Cowell Hall 305


Margaret Hansen, Associate Professor, teaches in the School of Nursing at the University of San Francisco. She received her undergraduate nursing degree from Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey, in 1978. In 1997 she completed her Masters in Nursing Science from San Jose State University with an emphasis in nursing education. She holds a post-masters certificate in Nursing Informatics from Duquesne University. Her doctoral degree is from the School of Education at the University of San Francisco and her dissertation research project involved the investigation of the effectiveness of an interactive multimedia learning tool on nursing students learning outcomes and self-efficacy.

Dr. Hansen received her Distance Education Certificate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her primary teaching interests are adult Medical Surgical Nursing, Pathophysiology and Nursing Informatics. Her future goals are to continue with her passion, teaching, and to pursue a post-doctoral position in the area of Nursing Informatics research.

Teaching Areas of Expertise: Pathophysiology; Medical-Surgical Nursing Theory; Informatics; Complementary Medicine; Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice

Clinical Areas of Expertise and Interest: Medical-Surgical Nursing

Peer Review Committee, School of Nursing and Health Professions, and University
Member of Faculty Development Committee, School of Nursing and Health Professions
Member of Simulation Committee, School of Nursing and Health Professions
Member of the University Mortgage Committee
Member of the Student Health Task Force, USF
Advisory Board Member of Medicine X Conference, Stanford University
Fulbright Scholarship, Fulbright Commission Reykjavik, Iceland
Clinical Nurse Leader Certificate, University of San Francisco
Distance Education Certificate Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison
EdD, University of San Francisco
Post-Master's Nursing Informatics Certificate, Duquesne University
MSN, Nursing Education, San Jose State University
California Public Health Nurse Certificate
BSN, Seton Hall University
AA, Science, Pasadena City College
Medical-Surgical Nursing
Health Informatics
Technology and Higher Education; E-Learning
Complementary Medicine
Attitudes toward Technology
Selected Publications
See current CV posted on this page for publications
Awards & Distinctions

Fulbright Scholar, Iceland, 2012

USF Strategy Think Tank Incubator Award, 2012

Teacher Effectiveness Award, University of San Francisco, School of Nursing and Health Professions, 2001 and 2005

University Faculty Technology Award, University of San Francisco, 2004

Student Technology Award, Duquesne University, 2001