International Conference: "Enhancing Continuity of Care Through the Science and Art in Nursing and Midwifery"
October 7- 8, 2022


Professor Dr. Hae-Ra Han,

Professor and Elsie M. Lawler Endowed Chair
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, United States

Dr. Han is a tenured professor of nursing and public health at the Johns Hopkins University. She previously served as Chair of the department of community public health and Director of the school’s PhD program, and now serves as Associate Dean for Community Programs and Initiatives. Dr. Han has served multiple terms on the American Journal of Public Health editorial board while assuming leadership roles including chair and vice chair of the board. She is an expert on innovative intervention and methodological approaches to improve chronic care and outcomes for underserved people of color by improving health literacy. Her program of research has advanced thinking from the traditional paradigm of knowledge transfer from provider-to-patients to developing health literacy skills of patients to traverse the landscape of health screening and self-care to promote health equity. Dr. Han has led federally and non-federally funded studies totaling more than $20 million which have guided community-based healthcare practice nationally and internationally. In recognition of her work, Dr. Han has received honors and awards from multiple organizations that include American Public Health Association, Southern Nursing Research Society, National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations, Urban Health Institute, Asian American and Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, and Sigma Theta Tau-International.